Torne Mountain Loop from Otter Hole

Norvin Green State Forest

Glacial erratics on Torne Mountain - Photo by Daniel Chazin Glacial erratics on Torne Mountain - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop climbs to the summit of Torne Mountain, with excellent views along the way.

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At the eastern end of parking area, at the sign "Welcome to Bloomingdale," cross Glenwild Avenue. On the south side of the road, you will notice a blue-blazed post, marked "HB." Follow this blue-blazed Hewitt-Butler Trail, which climbs the hill and then turns right, heading west and parallel to the road, for about a quarter of a mile. Here, with the road visible to the right, you will come to...

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Trip Reports

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November 11, 2018
Torne Mountain Loop
Great short hike with everything. Mountain streams, several attractive views, beautiful woods and rugged trails with some scrambling.
November 06, 2018
Strenuous at Moments, but Worth It!
This hike isn't easy, but also not too difficult. The views are beautiful, the workout is great, and it takes just the right amount of time. You may see a few folks, but no large crowds generally. I did this in the winter and it was awesome!
May 14, 2015
<p>thanks for responding to this. All i can tell you is that we put those gps coordinates into our Garmin and they directed us to the parking lot at Weis Ecology Center.&nbsp;</p>
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