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Explore Smokey House Center: Dorset Peak Hike
Explore Smokey House Center: Dorset Peak Hike

Fri, Jul 28


Smokey House Center

Explore Smokey House Center: Dorset Peak Hike

Join Hike Dorset's Rachel Batz for a hike from Smokey House Center to Dorset Peak.

Time & Location

Jul 28, 2023, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Smokey House Center, 426 Danby Mountain Rd, Danby, VT 05739, USA

About the event

Hike Dorset’s Rachel Batz will be guiding a hike to Dorset Peak on Friday, July 28. Reaching 2,820ft, Dorset Peak is the summit of Dorset Mountain and part of the Taconic Range. Dorset Mountain houses the largest underground marble quarry in the world. Come discover what makes this geological region so special and learning the flora and fauna of Smokey House Center along the way.

This hike is strenuous; come prepared with plenty of water and snacks, good hiking shoes and appropriate clothing/bug spray. Plan on the hike lasting 3-4 hours. Meet at the Smokey House Center parking lot at 2pm.

Explore Smokey House Center this summer with our free informational workshop series. With just under 5,000 acres of forest and farmland there is a lot to discover here from bird species, to mushrooms, to forest trails, wildlife and even the night sky. All are welcome to join, see individual Facebook events for specific information on dates and times.

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