This Catskill Mountains loop travels the escarpment and wooded outskirts of North-South Lake, snaring views and passing cultural sites. Special Attractions: escarpment ledges, vistas, a monument and nineteenth-century hotel sites, waterfalls, azalea and [...]
Bear Mountain Loop Trail is a 4 mile loop trail located near Bear Mountain, New York that features a lake and is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen. The trail is primarily used for camping, cross country skiing, hiking & walking and is [...]
Despite its relatively short length, this is generally considered to be the most strenuous hike in the East Hudson Highlands. It involves steep climbs over rock ledges that can be very slippery when wet. You’ll need to use both your hands and your [...]
Staring at the parking area off of 247, climb up the rocky road to the power lines and turn right. After a little more rocky road you’ll find a stack of rocks that marks the top of the Blueberry Trail. Follow the singletrack through some scrub pines [...]
49 miles, gentle-to-moderate hills (with shorter variations). Beautiful farms and orchards, a covered bridge, sweeping views of the Wallkill valley and the Shawangunk ridge. 2100 vertical feet, hill index 2.6. Start points New Paltz, Wallkill, Tillson / [...]
Very informative article about the wildfire that burned over 2,000 acres at Sam's Point Preserve in Minnewaska State Park Preserve, and why it is important to respect the trail closures in that area to prevent invasive species from taking root and impacting the recovery of native plants. ...