Poke-o-Moonshine: Observers Path

MODERATE 16 reviews

Poke-o-Moonshine: Observers Path is a 7.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Deerhead, New York that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
7.6 km
ELEVATION GAIN
432 m
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

muddy

snow

Alternative route to the peak of Pokamoonshine. This route is less steep, but longer. Trail passes by what appeared to be a Beaver pond, as well as the remains of the observers cabin near the junction with the other standard route. Trail then joins with the other route for a quarter mile hike to the peak, firetower, and views of Vermont and the Champlain valley.

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2 months ago

nice winter hike.

7 months ago

Really nice trail
Great views
Perfect way to spend a morning
I'll be doing this again

hiking
8 months ago

Really easy trail and well maintained by the Friends of Poke-o-Moonshine. Great Summit with awesome views of the Greens, Lake Champlain, RPR, Giant & Whiteface!

10 months ago

Great day hike!

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