Triple Cities Hiking Club

Hiking the Greater Binghamton, NY Area and Beyond

Founded in 1947

TCHC Hike Calendar

Driving and/or hiking conditions can sometimes be unpredictable and it may be necessary for the Hike Leader to alter hike plans. In the event of questionable conditions, prior to leaving home, please be sure to check your email for a TCHC Google group announcement and/or contact the Hike Leader for current hike status information.

(Click HERE for terms used in the TCHC Hike Calendar)


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ATTENTION all Hike Leaders (and potential hike leaders):

Reserve your hike days by clicking below on the

"Hike Date Reservation Spreadsheet" !

Reservation Spreadsheet -- Hike Leader SIGNUPS will soon be solicited for Apr / May / June, 2022 !!!

  • Click "What's Happening" to view

      1. Info on Dinner Meetings held Spring and Fall -- temporarily suspended

      2. Current TCHC Newsletter

      3. Overview description of Weekend Trips (note -- next scheduled trip is October 15-17, 2021 at Allegany State Park)

  • 12 different hikes and over 40 miles of hiking in Broome County

State Parks, County Parks, Town Parks, and Nature Preserves


  • Access to Albums and Videos from many of our hikes

  • Instructions for Adding YOUR photos to the albums !

The TCHC is a proud member of these fine organizations, and we invite you to please consider taking out your own 'individual' memberships with them:

The FLT runs for 585 miles across NY's southern tier, from Allegany State Park to Slide Mtn in the Catskills...the TCHC maintains over 30 miles of this trail on FLT Maps M24-M26, from Bowman Lake St Pk to Bainbridge, NY in Chenango County.

Help support our Trail by becoming an FLT member !

Find access points,, shelters and camping spots along the Finger Lakes Trail near where you live.

Headed out for an FLT hike ? Check for map and trail updates

Apalachin, NY

The Waterman Center managers numerous properties in Tioga and Broome Counties


On-line Payments for:

  • MEMBERSHIPS -- New and Renewal / Annual and Lifetime -- $5 per year per Household, Jan 1 to Dec 31 / $50 lifetime (available for those 50 and older)

  • TCHC patches and stickers -- $2 per patch / $2 per adhesive-backed stickers

  • DINNER Meetings


Printable Order Form for Payments by mail:

  • MEMBERSHIPS -- New and Renewal / Annual and Lifetime -- $5 per year per Household, Jan 1 to Dec 31 / $50 lifetime (available for those 50 and older)

  • TCHC patches and stickers -- $2 per patch / $2 per adhesive-backed stickers

Please mail order form and payment to -- TCHC, PO Box 22, Johnson City, NY 13790

Questions about your TCHC membership status ?

Has your address or phone number changed recently ?

Please send e-mail to:

  • Welcome / Information for New Hikers, including a description of our types of hikes !

  • Hiker Guidelines

  • Subscribe to the TCHC Google Group (open to non-members)

  • Subscriber to the Finger Lakes Trails Google Group (open to non-members)

  • Find us on Facebook, search for "Triple Cities Hiking Club"

Info on local hiking and X-Country Skiing and more !

  • "Recreational Trails of Broome and Tioga Counties", 2nd edition, 2002, a guidebook by Club Member Don Powell

  • Finger Lakes Trail and How to Order FLT maps

  • Cross Country ski areas

Other topics:

  • Hiker Safety

  • Leave No Trace

  • TCHC Cookbook of Recipes

  • Lists of local, regional, and national "hiking" organizations

Check them all out !

  • Collection of past Hike Schedules - 1947 to the present

  • Archived Dinner Meeting reservation flyers

  • Board and Dinner meeting minutes

  • Dinner Meeting Guidelines for dinner committee

(approved 1991 / amended in 2004 and again in 2014)

  • "Hiker Sign-in Sheet" -- take to each hike for participants to 'sign in'

  • Hike leader and co-leader instructions

  • Forms and Info

    • Spreadsheet for tracking hours / logging trail issues

    • FLT Limited Use Volunteer Application

    • DEC Trail Maintainer Registration Form (for trail stewards)

    • DEC Trail Maintainer Registration Form (for people temporarily helping out)

    • Who to Contact for DEC-Related Issues

The TCHC Hikes Year-Round. Please Join us ANYTIME !!!

TCHC -- PO Box 22, Johnson City, NY 13790