Tusten Mountain Trail

3 miles
MD - Moderately Difficult
Location
Tusten, NY

 

 

DELAWARE RIVER REGION TRAIL

Members of the Sullivan County Community College Hiking Class at the Tusten Mountain Trail

 

Creek at Tusten Mountain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is a moderately strenuous trail with some steep stretches that generally takes from 1.5 to three hours to complete. Fires and camping are not allowed. You will go over a nice stone arch bridge over a creek. The trail is maintained by the National Park Service. http://home.nps.gov/upde/planyourvisit/upload/Tusten-Trail-Revision-4-18-08.pdf And is owned by the Ten Mile River Boy Scout Camp

Upper Delaware Take a Hike! Trail

DIRECTIONS: Located on Crawford Road, which is off Route 97, between Narrowsburg and Barryville. From Narrowsburg, follow Route 97 for approximately 5 miles, Crawford Road will be a sharp turn on your right. From Barryville, follow Route 97 for approximately 10 miles, Crawford Road will be a sharp turn on your left.

 

Trailhead
From the parking lot, the trailhead begins at the small kiosk located near the "River Access" sign. From here follow the gravel road to the stone arch bridge and make a left, crossing the bridge. Continue following the gravel road. In less than a 1/2 mile you will see a wooden "Tusten Mountain Trail" sign, which tells you to turn right into the woods. At this point you will see a sign-in sheet. The trail is a loop so you will come out the same way.
Trail Markers
Yellow
Follow the yellow painted dots. You have to walk up the gravel road (after crossing the stone arch bridge) and then follow the "Tusten Mountain Trail" sign (on the left hand side of road) which will then point you in the direction of the woods and the sign-in sheet. The green line on the Trailkeeper Map is the trail
Terrain Difficulty
MD - Moderately Difficult
Ownership
Ten Mile River Boy Scout Camp (NPS leases & maintains the trail & river access)
Parking
Yes
Parking located at the parking lot near the Delaware River Access point.
Special Features
Scenic views of the Delaware River and the Ten Mile Creek.
Conditions of
7/10/2012
Good condition. The trails are maintained by the National Park Service.The public is only permitted to be on the designated yellow trails. The rest of the property is private property owned by the Boy Scouts.
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