Ready to explore the recreational possibilities that are literally at your doorstep? The Long Path runs from Fort Lee, NJ (the other side of the George Washington Bridge) all the way up to the Adirondacks!
Join Upstate Adventure Guides for a 6 mile hike on the Long Path (via the A train - no car required). Throughout the hike, you'll both explore and discuss the Long Path it's history, it's current state and the "walk" from New Jersey to the Adirondacks. You'll also learn about other hikes accessible by bus or train to outdoor enthusiast in the NYC metro area.
From big mile thru-hikers to newer hikers looking to explore nature this event will cover a little bit for everyone that loves to get out and explore.
MEET: We will meet at the NW corner of 177th st. & Cabrini Blvd. We will then proceed across the GWB to the beginning of the LP in Fort Lee Historic Park. Check out the Google Map here!
BRING: Bring layers and wear appropriate footwear for 6 mi. walk, and bring water and a snack.
About your host, the Upstate Adventure Guides:
Upstate Adventure Guides LLC was founded by Will Soter & Alex Marra two friends with a shared passion for the outdoors and decades of combined experience. Both Soter & Marra are NYS DEC licensed guides. Additionally, they serve as Trails Chairs for the NY/NJ Trail Conference in the Southern Catskills, overseeing the maintenance of roughly 120 mi. of trail.
Soter is also a Director at Large for the New York Outdoor Guide Association (NYSOGA), and he recently founded the Catskills Adventure Tourism Summit in an effort to expand, improve, and drive tourism in the Catskills. To learn more about Upstate Adventure Guides you can click this link: https://www.facebook.com/UpstateAdventureGuides/