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Slow-Paced Hike to the Shingle Gully Ice Caves

Saturday, July 27, 2024 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Explore Shingle Gully, where ice persists into summer in deep, crevice caves. These caves are in a backcountry area in Minnewaska State Park Preserve. This rugged, protected landscape is accessible only on guided tours led by Park Preserve staff and volunteer docents. This all-day, strenuous, approximately six-mile adventure ascends and descends 1,500 feet. It includes off-trail bushwhacking and steep rock scrambles and is only appropriate for experienced hikers. To register, please visit Pre-registration deadline: July 19.

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