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iceNsnow
04-26-2004, 09:23 AM
Does anyone have any ideas where I can get a map for the trails on Harvey Mt and Bald Mt? These mountains are located between Austerlitz, NY and W. Stockbridge, MA.

Thanks for any assistance!:)

Rivet
04-26-2004, 11:05 AM
The State bought this parcel of land a few years ago.

Harvey Mountain State Forest
Access: East Hill Rd (off Rt 22, near the I-90 B-3 Exit), Austerlitz
(State Forest Ranger C. Dicintio 518-828-0236)

Also, ADK led a hike there two years ago...

Sat 28 Sept

Harvey Mt., Class C+3C

Betty Lou Bailey, 355-0604

This recent NYS purchase is the highest point in Columbia County, easily reached from Thruway Exit B3. Short vegetation on the summit (such as grass, blueberries) means superb views from a wide area. Trails used are old woods roads, some with blazes. About 4 miles R.T., 500 of ascent.

RoySwkr
04-28-2004, 10:49 AM
Originally posted by Rivet
ADK:This recent NYS purchase is the highest point in Columbia County, easily reached from Thruway Exit B3.
Although Harvey Mtn may be a rare 1K prom in MA, it is not the HP of Columbia County NY, which is actually in Taconic SP near Alander Mtn http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=42.0875&lon=-73.50556

beverly
04-28-2004, 05:45 PM
I hiked this mountain last week. There is a picnic table on top that has "Harvey Mt." and the elevation emblazoned on it. There is a wide open/grassy area at the summit - which isn't the actual high point - a minute's walk away. At that point there are only views of only the trees. Another minute gets you to the Massachusetts line.

The trail is now well-defined with red trail markers.