EVENT: Hike Bear Mountain to Perkins Tower
LOCATION: Bear Mountain NY
DIFFICULTY: 3 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. We will be taking a popular hiking trail to reach the top. Trail surface consists of well traveled packed ground, with “man placed” rock stair cases. 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 before heading over to an Oktoberfest festival.
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 Oktoberfest.(Does not include alcohol)
WHAT TO BRING:Water, snacks and lunch. Have appropriate clothing and shoes for a steep hike.
TRANSPORTATION: Transportation out of NY and NJ is available for this trip.
NEW YORK: 9:15 a.m. By Penn Station in front of the Molly Wee pub at 8th Ave and West 30th.
NEW JERSEY: 10:00 a.m. in front of Panera Bread at 1300 Rt 17 Ramsey in the Ramsey Square Shopping Center. We usually arrive back to NY at 7 p.m.
COST: $49 for R.O.C. Members, $59 for early booking, $99 standard pricing.
This is a rain or Shine event due to the limited number of weekends available. Octoberfests are only in October unfortunately.
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Please RSVP and book your date below. If you have pre-purchased this event and have a voucher, there will be a selection box for you during the booking process.