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Parking Cathedral Rock Firetower - Hiking

Thousand Islands, New York, United States

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Parking Cathedral Rock Firetower ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Parking Cathedral Rock Firetower?

The Parking Cathedral Rock Firetower is a historic fire tower located in the town of Keene in Essex County, New York. The tower was built in 1917 and is made of steel and concrete. It is the only fire tower in the area that is open to the public. The tower has an observation deck that offers views of the surrounding area, including the Adirondack Mountains.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-74.9040918
44.146501

What are the coordinates and address of Parking Cathedral Rock Firetower?

Parking Cathedral Rock Firetower
Wanakena, NY 13695, USA

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Starting Point

The Parking Cathedral Rock Firetower is located in the town of Shandaken in Ulster County, New York. To get there, take NY 28 east from Kingston or west from Phoenicia. The trailhead is on the north side of the road, about 1.5 miles east of the intersection of NY 28 and CR 47.

Why visit Parking Cathedral Rock Firetower

The Parking Cathedral Rock Firetower is a must-see attraction in New York. The tower offers stunning views of the surrounding area, including the Catskill Mountains and the Hudson River. The tower is also a great spot for birdwatching, as it is home to a variety of birds, including hawks, eagles, and falcons.

Is Parking Cathedral Rock Firetower in New York a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a park experience. Cathedral Rock Firetower is located in a rural area, so there are few amenities and the park is not heavily developed. It may be a good place for families who want to enjoy nature and hiking, but it may not be ideal for those who are looking for more recreational activities or facilities.

Things not to be missed

There are many great activities near Parking Cathedral Rock Firetower in New York. Some of the best include hiking, biking, and fishing.

1. Hiking: There are a number of hiking trails near Cathedral Rock Firetower, offering beautiful views of the surrounding area.

2. Fishing: The Delaware River is a great spot for fishing, and offers plenty of opportunities for anglers of all levels.

3. Picnicking: There are several scenic areas near Cathedral Rock Firetower that are perfect for picnicking.

4. Birdwatching: The area around Cathedral Rock Firetower is home to a variety of bird species, making it a great spot for birdwatching.

5. Photography: The natural beauty of the area around Cathedral Rock Firetower makes it a great spot for photography enthusiasts.

Where to eat?

1. The Boil and Bite food truck in Ithaca, NY. This truck serves up some of the best Cajun food in the area, and it's definitely worth a visit if you're in the area.

2. The Painted Lady in Niagara Falls, NY. This restaurant is located in an old Victorian house, and it serves up some of the most unique and delicious food in the area.

3. The Gorges Grant Hotel in Watkins Glen, NY. This hotel is located right on the edge of Seneca Lake, and it offers some of the most amazing views in the area. They also have a great restaurant that serves up some delicious food.

4. The Dew Drop Inn in Trumansburg, NY. This inn is located in the middle of nowhere, but it's well worth the trip. They serve up some of the best home cooked food in the area, and it's a great place to relax and enjoy a meal.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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