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Mohegan Granite Quarry
Morris Lane (end of road)
Mohegan Lake, NY 10547
Region: Lower Hudson
- September 12, 2021, 12:30PM
DetailsEvent Type Walk/Hike Description A hike in Sylvan Glen Park Preserve is more than just a walk in the woods. It is a visit to the former Mohegan Granite Quarry with recently installed interpretive signs about the history of the quarry and how stone was removed. This guided tour will explain the multiple steps in the quarrying process and show you remnants of the quarrying operation. The quarry operated from 1890 to 1941 and was once a major supplier of granite for buildings, including the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine New York City. Assemble in the parking lot at end of Morris Lane. Sponsoring Organization Yorktown Trail Town Committee and NY-NJ Trail Conference
Additional InformationOne moderate incline and a narrow trail in one area.
Additional Equipment Required: Wear sturdy shoes. Bring water.
Event Duration (hours): 1.5
Not suitable for children under age 6.
Length (miles): 2.5
Path: Returns to start
Boots Needed: No
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No