Tag Archives: Hiking

Spruce Mountain Fire Tower New York

Spruce Mountain Fire Tower is one the 30 fire towers in the Adirondack region of New York state that make up the ADK fire tower challenge. Spruce Mountain is about 2,009 feet high, and has the tallest fire tower at 70 feet tall. Located in Corinth NY, a short drive from Saratoga. The ascent takes roughly 45 minutes up to

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Fox Preserve

Fox Preserve is a 70-acre preserve located in Colonie, NY at 4200 River Rd. The land was donated to the Mohawk Hudson conservancy by Dr. Patricia Fox in 2015 and opened to the public on October 27th, 2017. The trail goes for roughly a mile and is well maintained. The trail is made up of walking planks, wooden bridges, clay,

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John Boyd Thatcher Park Escarpment Trail

Located at 830 Thatchers Park Road, Voorheesville, NY, be aware that many parking spots along this trail are 30 minute parking lots. We ended up parking at the visitors center lodge, which had been recently built with restrooms, children entertainment, information about the state park, and a Karen-type worker with a bit of an attitude. While we will highlight other

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