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Overlook Trail

Overlook Trail

Overlook Trail

Page Type: Route

Location: New York, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 42.08490°N / 74.0927°W

Object Title: Overlook Trail

Route Type: Hike

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: Class 1

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Page By: grandwazoo

Created/Edited: Dec 22, 2003 / Dec 23, 2003

Object ID: 159672

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Route Description

Trail distance = 2.35 mile one way
Elevation gain = 1,375’
This is the easiest approach to the peak.
From the trail-head starting following the access road to the overlook fire tower in a east and northeast direction. The trail gain is gradual and offers a peaceful hike. After 1.75 miles the abandoned Overlook Hotel structure comes into view. After investigating the old concrete structure continue following the road for a short distance. until you intersect a trail leading off to Echo Lake (left), stay right here for the next .60 of a mile and the duration of the hike to the fire tower and summit.
This is an extremely easy hike and is usually done in combination with visits to the local shops in Woodstock.

Essential Gear

Comfortable shoes for the dry months and skis or snow shoes during the winter months.

Miscellaneous Info

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