Tag Archives: West Hudson Trails

Long Distance Trails Crew Kicks Off Trail-Building Season

Crew Starts Appalachian Trail Relocation at Bear Mountain Text by Bob Fuller; pictures by Marty Costello, members of the Long Distance Trails Crew After a winter of fun crew outings—including hikes, snowshoeing, and a New Year’s Eve party—the Long Distance … Continue reading

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Public Access to Black Rock Forest Expanded

By Georgette Weir, Trail Walker contributing editor In October, The Open Space Institute (OSI) joined with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey, and the Black Rock Forest Preserve (BRFP) in announcing the largest ever conservation easement in the … 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 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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