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Further Afield Adventure - Waterfalls, Swimming Holes & Skytop Lakes

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GIRL GOTTA HIKE FURTHER AFIELD ADVENTURES

THE GIRL GOTTA HIKE FURTHER AFIELD ADVENTURES TAKE NYC HIKERS TO DESTINATIONS 2+ HOURS OUTSIDE OF THE CITY AND WHICH ARE MORE EASILY ACCESSIBLE BY PRIVATE VEHICLE THAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.


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Mountain streams wind their way across and over the rocky outcroppings of the Shawangunk Ridge. It’s a magical place filled with skytop lakes, gorgeous waterfalls and vast reaching views that are beyond compare. On this 7.5 mile hike, we’ll spend the day exploring some quieter sections of the Ridge, enjoying the cool shade of the woods, walking alongside streams, seeing the sunny views atop rock ledges and even get a chance to cool off in not one, but two favorite swim spots! Time permitting, we’ll grab dinner at a local favorite restaurant before heading home to the big city.


Where:  Shawangunk Ridge, New York

When:  Saturday, July 27th

Distance:  7.5 miles

Estimated hiking time: 5 -6 hours including breaks

Rating:  Moderate / Challenging — moderate terrain but a long time on your feet

Experience level: Newbie hikers through experienced hikers welcomed! Having a moderate level of fitness and endurance is recommended.

Transportation: Pickup starting at 6:30 am on Saturday morning at central locations in Brooklyn and/or Manhattan. Return Saturday night.

Cost: $95/person

Included with trip: transportation from & to NYC, park admission fees, lunch

BYO: outdoor clothing, swimwear, snacks, water, $ for optional dinner stop on way home. Checklist will be provided upon booking.

Sign up! Follow the link to Eventbrite to sign up for this awesome adventure!


Trip is limited to 4 participants. Girl Gotta Hike is a women’s group. While we appreciate all encouraging and supportive souls as friends and partners, this trek is just for the ladies.

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