Park rangers will lead hike to Jensen's Ledges

| 22 Sep 2015 | 03:50

— Park rangers will lead a hike on the Bouchoux Trail (known locally as Jensen’s Ledges) in Lordville, N.Y. Get some exercise and enjoy the scenery, nature, and history that make the Upper Delaware a special place.

Meet at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27, at the Bouchoux trail head.

Along the steep, two-mile trail are large piles of bluestone from the area’s once-booming quarrying industry. Hear the rustle of leaves as the trail ascends. Learn about the plants of the forest, including hardwoods like oak and hickory. Be prepared with your camera for a stunning panoramic view of the Upper Delaware River Valley at the summit of Jensen’s Ledges.

Bouchoux is one of the six trails featured in the park’s “Take a Hike!” program. Each trail is rated by difficulty and length. Complete all six hikes and receive a “Take a Hike!” patch.

Wear sturdy hiking shoes and pack plenty of water, snacks, and bug spray.

To get to the trailhead, turn onto Lordville Road from State Route 97 (near Lordville, N.Y.), travel 2.8 miles and turn left on Bouchouxville Road. The trail ead is on the left side at the end of the cul-de-sac.

For more information visit or call 570-685-4871.