Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Hadley-Luzerne Fire Tower Hike, History Tour July 19

Two guided hikes in the towns of Hadley and Lake Luzerne have been set for Thursday, July 19th, 2018.

Guide Sue Howard, member of the Friends of the Hadley Mountain Fire Tower Committee will lead this Take-A-Hike Thursday on an afternoon adventure exploring nature and hiking.

Two hikes are available: one to Bear Slides in Lake Luzerne, or for a more strenuous hike there’s Hadley Mountain to the restored Fire Tower (2,653 ft elevation to the summit). Hikers will need a water bottle, bug spray, and a backpack, and to wear appropriate footwear.

Sue Wilder, will lead hikes through some history of the sister towns of Lake Luzerne and Hadley. The tour includes a ride over the historic Bow Bridge, four historic sites in downtown Lake Luzerne; The Pagenstecher Pulp Mill Museum, the Gailey Hill one-room school house, the Kinnear House Museum of Local History and the Rockwell-Harmon Cottage and Visitor Center. Tour begins 1 pm at the Rockwell Street Park (just over the Bridge of Hope as you enter Hadley).

To sign-up for a tour or hike contact Sue Wilder president of the Hadley Business Association at (518) 696-4947 or click here.

Photo of Hadley Mountain Fire Tower courtesy Dave Gibson.

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