Knock off the Smokey Hollow section on Letchworth's west side.
Meeting Location: Highbanks Camping Registration at Perry Entrance. If you come in the Perry Entrance, continue straight.
Required: Lots of water, sunscreen, tick & bug repellent Rating: Moderate to difficult for elevation gains Length: 5.5 miles Elevation: Hilly, two 300+ feet of quick elevation changes to complete. Direction: Directly south from Trail 17 trailhead, up first Trail 15 branch, across Park Road to second Trail 15 branch, return to Trail 17 and back to Highbanks Camping Registration parking.
Cost: $5/person or Discount Card Maximum participants: 20 (park restriction) Minimum age: 13+ Dogs allowed: No
Bailouts: Top of first Trail 15 branch will allow hikers to return to Highbanks Camping Registration parking. One mile hike along Park Road.
Arrive 20 minutes before hike begins to sign waiver form and prompt start. This is a long hike and we'll be starting promptly at 8am.
Recommended: Permethrin tick spray for boots/clothing, hiking poles, daypack with lots of water, snacks and electrolytes. Small first aid kit with moleskin and painkiller of choice. EpiPen if needed. Hat, sunglasses, and as the song goes: don't forget the sunscreen.
All Trail Otter hikes are rain or shine. If event is canceled due to weather, you will have the option to reschedule or receive a refund.
Long trails will be offered in May/June & September/October to complete without summer's heat.