Harriman State Park Overnight Backpacking Trip

10:00am
10:00am Eastern Time
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$375 for REI Members

$395 for non-members

Limited spots left

Overview

  • Fitness level 3 Moderate
  • Group size 8 people

Beloved by locals and adventurers nationwide, Harriman State Park offers pristine wilderness, refreshing hiking, and limitless tranquility. On this overnight backpacking trip through the second-largest state park in New York, we'll explore rocky outcroppings and refreshing lakes while spending a night under the stars. We'll begin with a spirited hike into our secluded campsite, then we'll settle in and enjoy a hearty evening meal. Enjoy the peace and quiet that comes from being outside after dark, and snuggle into your tent while listening to the sounds of the nocturnal life all around. We'll wake up with the sun for some coffee and breakfast, then continue on our journey. Perfect for anyone with a bit of hiking experience, you'll need to feel comfortable walking over uneven ground while carrying a 35lb pack. Along the way, we'll share backpacking tips and offer insights into the region's history and ecosystem. We'll provide all of the gear you'll need, including meals for the weekend. We love this region, and are pretty sure you will too!

  • Learn how to pack a backpack for fit, balance, and accessibility
  • Learn techniques of how to properly wear and hike with a backpack for ultimate comfort on the trail
  • Learn additional camp skills such as choosing a campsite, camp cooking, water treatment, sanitation, and Leave No Trace principles
  • Discover local areas where overnight backpacking is available
  • Meals provided

What to bring with you

Map image of Harriman State Park: New Beach at Lake Sebago

More directions and information

There is Poor Cell phone reception on seven lakes drive and at lake Sebago. Please load your gps driving directions before you are within 20 minutes of the park.