Tag Archives: Camping along the Devil’s Path

devils tombstone campground closed for 2019

From the DEC web site: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that Devil’s Tombstone Campground and Day Use Area in the town of Hunter, Greene County, will be temporarily closed for the 2019 season to allow for upgrades to the facility. “As one of the oldest and most popular campgrounds in the Catskill Forest Preserve, Devil’s Tombstone provides a variety of Catskill visitors with overnight accommodations each year,”…

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John Robb Lean-to

Lean-tos for the Hunter – West Kill Wilderness are included in this description. There are three lean-tos in the area and all have merit. If you are new to lean-to camping it may be worth reading our post on using backcountry shelters. Diamond Notch lean-to The Diamond Notch lean-to is located with-in the Hunter – West Kill Wilderness area and is the only lean-to in this area that is in first growth forest. The lean-to…

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Diamond Notch Lean-to

Here’s what you need to know NOTE: Devil’s Tombstone Campground will be closed until June 8, 2020 as continuing upgrades are being done. Devil’s Path is hard. It may be one of the hardest trails to backpack in the Northeast. Don’t underestimate it. Water can be hard to come by. Don’t pass up a water source without filling up. You may have to drop off the ridge to find a good camping spot. Know your…

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The Adirondack Mountian Club has closed the Heart Lake Program Center (Lake Placid), Johns Brook Property (Keene Valley), and Member Service Center (Lake George) until at least May 14th.

The Adirondack Mountain Reserve (“AMR”) is immediately reducing the parking capacity on its lot located on the southerly end of Ausable Road where it intersects with Route 73 in St. Huberts.

Effective until further notice all NYS Fire Towers are closed. Also hiking Doubletop and Graham has been closed by the landowners.

The trails connecting to the upper viewing platform to the famed Kaaterskill Falls will be closed until further notice. Read more here