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Historic Tallman Mountain State Park Hike
Tallman Mountain State Park
450 Piermont Ave.
Piermont, NY 10968
Region: Lower Hudson
DetailsEvent Type Walk/Hike Description We will hike through the historical Tallman Mountain State Park and learn its interesting history as a former oil tank farm. Then it’s out the Piermont Pier to follow in the footsteps of the 40,000 US Troops per month who marched to the waiting ships to transport them to the Atlantic Theatre during WWII. Finally, we will learn of the historic transformation of Piermont, NY from a blue collar factory town to its present day status. Sponsoring Organization Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter
Additional InformationThere are limited facilities on the hike. There is one steep descent on the way but it can be avoided if necessary. There are also some rough paths and short elevation gains.
Activities: There will be ongoing narration on the hike for the many historical sites. We are meeting on the corner of Tate and Piermont Aves in Piermont NY in front of 450 Piermont Ave. Drivers should park across the street down Gair Ave in municipal Lot D on the right. Please note that we are not meeting at Tallman Mountain State Park itself.
Additional Equipment Required: Lunch, water, snack and good walking boots/shoes or sneakers.
Event Duration (hours): 5
Lunch Break: Yes
Bring your own lunch.
Not suitable for children under age 7.
Length (miles): 7
Path: Returns to start
Boots Needed: No
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Portion
Additional Wheelchair Info: The Pier is wheelchair acccessible but the hiking trails in the park are not. Please contact the leader for more information.