Saturday, September 27, 2014

NY Appalachian Trail - Section 7 - Route 301 to Catfish Loop Trail

September 27, 2014

Miles: 9.9 miles
Time:  5 hours 35 minutes
Elevation gain: 2,285 feet
Year to date miles:  366.5

Parking: Route 301, near Canopus Lake. Park near AT sign, where cars are parked parallel to the road, not head in. Parking is on both sides of the road. Cars drive fast along 301, though it is easy to cross.

Rest rooms: None.

Hike directions:
AT Sourthbound
Pass Three Lakes Trail
Pass Sunk Mine Road (dirt road, 1 parking space available here)
Cross Dennytown Road (water available at building here)
Continue 1.2 more miles to intersection with Catfish Loop trail.
Retrace steps.

Map: Appalachian Trail Conservancy New York / New Jersey Appalachian Trail Guide and Maps

Hike description:
Easy-Moderate hike. No real views, but pleasant hike with nice fall foliage.

Canopus Lake, next to parking area

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