Red Hill Fire Tower

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Red Hill Fire Tower DEC Parking, Claryville, NY 12725

RED HILL – TOWN OF DENNING – ELEVATION 2,990′

History: This 60-foot fire tower was constructed in 1921 and is listed on the National Historic Lookout Registeer and has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places. The Red Hill Tower offers an unsurpassed view of the Catskill High Peaks to the west and north, along with the Roundout Reservoir to the southeast. The tower was reopened to the public in 2000.

Hiking Directions: Follow the yellow-marked Red Hill Tower Trail from the trailhead on Coons Road (formerly Dinch Road) just outside of Claryville. Return via the same route for a moderate, three-mile, round trip hike.

Red Hill Fire Tower Map From the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference

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Hiking    Bird Watching    
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