Arts on the Lake Mount Nimham Hike

Saturday, June 13, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Using a variety of marked and unmarked trails, the leader will assemble a figure-8 hike of about 7 miles that includes the summit and climbable fire tower on Mount Nimham (views to the Catskills and Manhattan) along with other highlights (brooks, caves, abandoned homesteads and mines) of this multiple-use forest that is the center of central Kent.

Children are welcome and encouraged, if they can keep up. Appropriate footwear, a trail lunch and adequate water is necessary.

Hike Leader: James Shearwood, in partnership with naturalist Beth Herr, the Kent Conservation Advisory Committee and the Mohican Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club.

Registration: Register in advance at or (845) 228-2685. Participation is limited to what the woods can respectfully handle.

Meeting Place: DEC Parking Lot on Gypsy Trail Road, 2 miles north of the intersection with Route 301, on the right after passing the 4-H and County Parks.

Rain Date: Sunday, June 14, announced on the Arts on the Lake website by 9 am, if necessary.