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    What is the "open" status of Gulf Brook Road to Boreas Ponds?
    Mike

    ADK 46r #8003; 6W
    2nd round: 16
    SL6r #596
    Catskill 3500 21/39; 11W

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    It is open to cars on weekends to Fly Pond parking lot ( 3.2 miles in). You can then hike or bike the last 3.5 miles to the ponds. It is closed to vehicles on weekdays starting from the entrance off the Blue Ridge road but you can hike and bike the whole 6.7 miles in if you want...

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    • #3
      Wow... anybody know what the rationale for that is? To keep the hoards of weekday hikers at bay?

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      • #4
        The state is working back there weekdays with backhoes and large dump trucks etc. Cars would get in the way and i guess it could be dangerous for them (and liability is always on the state's mind). I guess they believe that hikers/bikers would be safer and less of a nuisance...

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        • #5
          Thanks, Festus. I knew that that had been the status but was wondering if it still was.
          Mike

          ADK 46r #8003; 6W
          2nd round: 16
          SL6r #596
          Catskill 3500 21/39; 11W

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