Are you ready to tackle the Fire Tower challenge? Join one of our Catskill Stewards on a hike to the Hunter Fire Tower. This 7 mile out-and-back hike to the Hunter Fire Tower will be on Thursday, July 11, 2024. This is a fun and moderately challenging hike to the Hunter Mountain Fire Tower. This tower has the distinction of being located at the highest elevation of any fire tower in New York state. Enjoy some great views while completing your hike to one of the six fire towers in the 2024 Catskill Fire Tower Challenge!

The moderately difficult hike has a 1,768 elevation gain from the trailhead. Beautiful, 360 views of the Catskills will greet you from the top cab of the fire tower. Meet at the Spruceton Trail Parking Lot off of Spruceton Road at 10:00 am. Hike in with our Steward, and hike back at your convenience. 


Thursday, July 11, 2024

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM