December 9, 2012 · 11:00 AM
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Who's up for a hike?
Distance: 6.5 miles
Length: 3.5 hours
Pace: moderate to fast ( minimal breaks )
Things to bring: hiking boots, snacks, lunch, several light wicking layers( NO COTTON Please )
1) This hike will not have a sweeper meaning it is your responsibility to maintain pace with the group.
2) Be confident of your level fitness before attending this hike
Take N.J. Route 17 north to the New York State Thruway ( north towards Albany ) and take the first exit, Exit 15A (Sloatsburg). Turn left at the bottom of the ramp onto N.Y. Route 17 north, and continue through the Village of Sloatsburg. Just past the village, turn right at the traffic light, following the sign for Harriman State Park. Cross an overpass over railroad tracks and continue along the Seven Lakes Drive, passing under the Thruway overpass, and soon entering Harriman State Park. Proceed for another three-quarters of a mile to the Reeves Meadow Visitor Center, on the right side of the road. Park in the Visitor Center’s parking lot.