Minnewaska State Park - Gertrude's Nose
Bringing a Most-used Trail to more visitors
The Jolly Rover Trail Crew is hard-at-work on its principal project for 2022. The crew is dramatically upgrading the route to the spectacular Gertrude’s Nose overlook at Minnewaska State Park Preserve, NY -- installing 75 stone steps and additional stabilizing rock for improved access, safety, and durability.
The Jolly Rovers have acquired a strong reputation for delivering premiere trail maintenance projects at low expense for local, state, and non-profit partners and is known for numerous portfolio achievements in the northeastern US.
Minnewaska State Park offers a back country feel within 1.5 hours of New York City, and receives more than half a million visitors annually. The Rovers’ project to Gertrude’s Nose will improve the most popular hiking trail in the park, now serving more than 50,000 visitors annually.