EVENT: Hike Bear Mountain to Perkins Tower
LOCATION: Bear Mountain NY
DIFFICULTY: 4 on a 1-6 scale. For details click here: DIFFICULTY RATING
DISTANCE AND TIME: 6-8 miles. Full day event.
PACE:Several stops for views, photography and Lunch break.
ADVENTURE: The Perkins Memorial Tower offers spectacular views of Bear Mountain park and the Hudson Highlands, especially during the fall. Watch the spring foliage change from greens to chimney red and Halloween orange. This is a steep hike similar to a stair case made of flattened rock. There are several gorgeous views along the way to Perkins Memorial. When we reach the top we will stop for some lunch. On the way back from our hike we will pass through a local zoo to visit some bears, eagles, hawks, and other local animals.
SOCIAL:: Afterward we know a nice hideaway for some dinner, drinks and socializing before heading out for our trip back to the city. (food and drinks not included)
COOLEST HIGHLIGHT:View at the top of the Memorial
WHAT YOU GET:Transportation out of the city, guide service, trekking poles, Zoo visit, and time at the Octoberfest (Oct only) as well as a restaurant social after the hike.
WHAT TO BRING:Water, snacks and lunch. Have appropriate clothing and shoes for a steep hike.
TRANSPORTATION: Transportation is available from NY and NJ.
COST:Will be listed when event is live.