The Stone Chambers of Mead Farm | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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The Stone Chambers of Mead Farm


Carmel, NY
1090 NY-52 (Dunkin Donuts)
Carmel, NY 10512

41.493187 -73.679603

County: Putnam
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 29, 2024, 10:00AM


Event Type Walk/Hike Description Colonial constructions, ancient astrological sites or UFO bases? We will seek out three mysterious stone chambers of unknown origin or date of construction, located on NYC watershed lands. We'll also visit a balanced rock and the enigmatic Hawk Rock glacial erratic. Led by David A. Steinberg, author, "Hiking the Road to Ruins". Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. Organization Hosting the Event Hiking the Road to Ruins Phone Number 914-274-0449


Advance registration required.
One week prior to event 914-274-0449

Additional Information

Foot trails and eroded abandoned roads, some bushwhacking, hills but no major elevation changes..
Additional Equipment Required: Hikers and especially parked cars should have a free DEP permit, available here: Plan to carpool:parking is limited at the trailhead. Bring Bug spray.

Event Duration (hours): 4
Difficulty: Moderate
Length (miles): 4
Boots Needed: Yes

Family Friendly: Yes
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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