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Guided Hike to the Dickinson Hill Fire Tower

Location

Grafton Lakes State Park
254 Grafton Lakes State Park Way
Grafton, NY 12082

County: Rensselaer
Region: Upper Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 14, 2019, 1:00PM, Meets at the Welcome Center
  • Details

    Event Type Walk/Hike Description Enjoy a 3 mile moderate hike to the historic Dickinson Hill fire tower with an environmental educator. On a clear day you can observe the Adirondack Mountains, the Green Mountains, and the Taconic Range from the top of the tower. Program meets at 1:00 PM at the welcome center before driving to the trailhead. Please RSVP at (518) 279-1155, ext. 2. Sponsoring Organization Grafton Lakes State Park

    Contact Information

    mary.downey@parks.ny.gov
    518-279-1155

    Registration

    Advance registration required.
    September 13. Call to pre-register: 518-279-1155, ext. 2
    There is a $6 vehicle entrance fee for the park on weekends in September after Labor Day.

    Additional Information

    This is a moderate hike with some rocks and roots in the trail. There are several steep stories of stairs to climb if you wish to go to the top of the fire tower.
    Additional Equipment Required: Water bottle, snacks, and close-toed shoes are recommended.

    Event Duration (hours): 2 hours
    Difficulty: Moderate
    Not suitable for children under age 8.
    Length (miles): 3 miles
    Path: Returns to start
    Boots Needed: No

    Family Friendly
    Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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