Long Path/Shawangunk Ridge Trail Crew

Long Path/Shawangunk Ridge Trail Crew
Glacial Reminder - Photo Nancy Fezell

Meeting Place:

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Work Days:

Monday

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Tuesday

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May run any day

Frequency:

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About the Crew

Most of our trips involve ​the ​rehabilitati ​on​ ​of trail ​sections that have no ​assigned ​maintainer​ or of sections where the maintainer cannot keep up with the vegetation.​ Sometimes the work involves trail relocations or trail improvements, such as the installation of water bars, steps, and bog bridges. 

Where We Work

The Crew works on the Long Path south of the Catskills​, ​and the Shawangunk Ridge Trail, two long distance trails created and managed by the Trail Conference.

About the Long Path

  • The Long Path extends for 358 miles from 175th Street Subway Station in New York City in the south to John Boyd Thacher State Park near Albany, New York in the north.  The Long Path is a thread connecting many of New York's parks, preserves, and state forest lands, along with connections to other long distance trails including the Appalachian Trail, the Finger Lakes Trail and the Shawangunk Ridge Trail.
  • The Shawangunk Ridge Trail begins at High Point State Park in New Jersey and runs 71 miles northward along the dramatic Shawangunk Ridge to the Mohonk Preserve.
  • Read more about our past projects.

Get Involved

Bring your lunch, plenty of water, sturdy workshoes, and long pants. Tools, materials, and training will be provided.  Also provided are gloves, safety glasses, and hard hats, which are REQUIRED while on the worksite.

Please contact the Long Path Trail Crew to volunteer

 

Upcoming Work Trips

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News

Stone arch bridge over Seely Brook in Goosepond Mountain State Park. Photo by Marty Costello.
Long Distance Trails Crew Completes Stone Arch Bridge

The repaired stone arch bridge over Seely Brook greatly improves safety and trail experiences in

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