Tag Archives: Harriman State Park

AT Section in Harriman-Bear Mountain Ablaze with Improved Markings

Text by Andrea Minoff and Bob Fuller, members of the Long Distance Trails Crew. Photos by Andrea Minoff. Members of the Long Distance Trails Crew (LDTC) took advantage of the lovely weather on Sunday, May 3 to refresh and realign … Continue reading

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Sawing At Brooks Lake: Meet the Trail Volunteers Who Clear Blowdown

Massive oak blocks trail and provides a sawing challenge By Bob Fuller, West Hudson Sawyer New York-New Jersey Trail Conference certified sawyers and swampers (assistants to the sawyers who help carry equipment; help analyze blowdown for the safest way to … Continue reading

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West Mountain Appalachian Trail Relocation Officially Open

Long Distance Trails Crew celebrates with ribbon cutting and BBQ. By Bob Fuller, member of the Long Distance Trails Crew Last Saturday, Oct. 18, was a big day for the Long Distance Trails Crew (LDTC). The morning began at the … Continue reading

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Protect Your Trails: Report ATV Activity

By Georgette Weir, Trail Walker editor “We made a trail for you,” hollered the ATV rider from his mount. He and two companions had bull-dozed their four-wheelers up a steep slope, through dense blueberries nearly to a viewpoint in the … Continue reading

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A Better Path Along the Appalachian Trail: Volunteers Complete AT Relocation on West Mountain

By Bob Fuller, member of the Long Distance Trails Crew The Long Distance Trails Crew is proud to announce the completion of the Appalachian Trail relocation on West Mountain in Harriman State Park. The project began last fall and was completed … Continue reading

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West Mountain Shelter Closed Until November

The West Mountain shelter in Harriman State Park is currently closed for repairs. The park is in the process of restoring the shelter, with roof replacement starting yesterday (Sept. 22). The shelter will be closed through Nov. 2 to allow for … Continue reading

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Rebuilding a Bridge in Harriman State Park

Marci Layton & Linda Moskin, maintainers along the 1779 trail in northern Harriman State Park, asked for new bridge over their trail section over the outlet stream from Turkey Hill Lake to replace the previous bridge that had been destroyed … Continue reading

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