Date(s) - May 26th, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
There will be two hiking options available and we will split into two groups to hike them: a 1.2 mile loop and a 4 mile loop to the top of Mt Pisgah. These trails wind through a wooded landscape studded with hundreds of large boulders covered in mosses, ferns, and lichens. They climb up and down steep slopes and cross a moist stream valley. Other features include a very early cellar hole and maple sugarhouse ruin. The Stevens property and nearby conservation land are great for wildlife habitat, so be on the lookout for signs of moose, deer, bear, coyote, porcupine, and other mammals.
Hampshire Regional YMCA has generously given us permission to park at Camp Norwich. To get to Camp Norwich, take Route 66 to Allen Coit Road and turn north onto Allen Coit Road (just west of the Westhampton/Huntington town line). At the fork, turn right onto Pisgah Rd. After about one mile, follow the signs to turn left to Camp Norwich. From Camp Norwich, walk back out to Pisgah Rd and take a left. Walk about 3/4 mile to the trailhead for the Stevens property.
Be sure to dress appropriately (long pants and sleeves, sturdy hiking boots, etc.) and bring water, bug spray, and snacks. Note that there are no bathroom facilities at this location. Well-behaved dogs kept on-leash are welcome.
There is no cost for this event. Donations are always gratefully accepted.
For questions email Katie at hltoutreach <at> thetrustees <dot> org or call 413-628-4485 ext 4. RSVPs are appreciated but not required.