Anthony's Nose Trail

HARD
#2 of 11 trails in Bear Mountain State Park
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Anthony's Nose Trail is a 7.7 mile out and back trail located near Cortlandt, NY that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible from March until November.

7.7 miles 2339 feet Out & Back
kid friendly hiking walking scramble views
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From NYC take the palisades interstate parkway north for approximately 40 miles until its end at the Bear Mountain Bridge. Take a left at the end of the bridge. Approximately .2 miles down the road is a small turn off on the side of the road with enough space for 3 cars.

Andrea z

9 Completed2 Reviews

Bea C.

Even though is a short hike, It offers beautiful views going up, if you ascend from the west part of the mountain, which is a trail that is not in the maps but starts right at the bridge, and then go down on the AT.

Lada B.

The trail is nice but it's too short and easy, I would not call it moderate. The first section that is described as "steep" is only about 20-25 min, and even that part has varied gradient with two very short and somewhat steep sections in it. I wandered around the area to make the trip worthwhile, otherwise it's about 1 h 15 min in and out hike max, so difficult to justify and 1-h drive for me from CT.

Anthony Casanova

8 Completed9 Reviews

This hike is definitely a hike to recon with, it has its challenging ascents and descents with the naturally made rock steps and the intertwining trail that goes through the heavy brush and wooded area. I actually believe that the descents requires more skill than the ascents for its precarious rocks and unstable footing. the challenge is also in the length of the trail that gives you some even plateaus for a small distance to only arrive to another crescendo of another ascent. The view is breathtaking and a lot to take in. Best of wishes to anyone who takes this challenge, it will be met with intrepidness.

Brooke Ferris

1 Completed1 Reviews

Will Suarez

2 Completed2 Reviews

It was awesome. Definitely a challenge for us 1st timers but definitely doable and well with the view!

Sara Pineiro

5 Completed3 Reviews

I took the blue trail going up and it was pretty intense, the views were beautiful, the day was beautiful, everything was beautifully perfect. Good day for a hike.

Kai jung Chu

1 Completed1 Reviews

Definitely an workout getting up there to the top! But the view up there was amazing :)

Abhishek Gupta

2 Completed2 Reviews

Great trail with first part being a steep climb after which you turn right to walk towards a stunning view

Vadim Knobel

4 Completed4 Reviews

Did it twice. Quiet beautiful. Would recommend hiking boots.