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Breakneck Ridge Trail

Beacon, NY

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Breakneck Ridge & bull hill Trail is a 9.6 mile loop trail located near Beacon, New York and is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen. The trail is primarily used for hiking & snowshoeing and is accessible from March until November.

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Gravel Trail Loop
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9 Completed 1 Reviews

Turns into tall grass and poison ivy at the bottom.

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Bear Mountain Loop Trail
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1 Completed 0 Reviews

This is first our trail, and it was hard but we did it.

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Wolf Creek Falls Preserve
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great place to go! Definitely recommend getting a trail map before you head out. Great water views throughout.

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Five Rivers Environmental Education Center
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Beautiful park but I probably won't be back anytime soon. I hike with my dog and this park was posted no pets!

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Sleeping Beauty Mountain
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

Very nice hike! Make sure you bring bug spray and go on a clear day for the spectacular view! I bet it would be gorgeous in the fall.

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Prospect Mountain Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

This is a great trail! Make sure you go on a clear day for the view. The trail can be slippery when wet and crowded on beautiful days. Plan for 60-80 minutes to reach the top depending on the weather and your fitness level. Wear supportive hiking shoes for the rocky descent. I bet this would be gorgeous at peak foliage time!

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Thacher Park and Indian Ladder Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

It was an easy hike - no struggle. There was three different foot/mountain bike trail markers - Orange,Yellow, and Blue. I took the orange trail in the beginning & realized that it was a short distance loop back to the "hop field", - a rest area. So, I went back onto the trail to find the blue markers & did that one next. Fortunately for me I was not bothered by too many bugs, & was able to tackle these trails with ease. Crossed a bridge once on the orange path-maker, but never did not see the waterfall or walked under one. Oh yeah, I also went off-trail to climb up this creek.

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Overlook Mountain Trail
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31 Completed 26 Reviews

So I decided to do a sunrise hike today and to much of my surprise Overlook mountain & nearly all of Woodstock for that matter smelled similar to Mt. Beacon and Albany combined {of hardcore chemicals and rough Mercury}. The nice breeze that Overlook offers was nowhere to be found and the fresh summer flower smells were gone. The hike was so chocking and humid all the way up. When I finally made it to the overlook area I was faced with a breeze carrying some white chalky power (which is due to the inhumane Geochemical Spraying of our Mother Earth). Most of the poor yellow flowers by the abandoned hotel were covered by this powder and they seemed brittle and dead, so sad. The nasty chemical smell got everywhere inside my body (so disgusting). How can there even be chemtrails in such an unpopulated area? I feel bad for the animals, plants, and the only residents which are buddhist monks, in the area. Finally as the sun came up the chemical fog fell apart but the sky continued to be splotched by good old dedicated Billy on his plane there that aimlessly pushed the genocide button over mass populations and this planet.
Made it down with muscle aches and my skin burning from the chemicals on my body. The day only got worse as the area kept being honored by Billy's dedicated hard work.
Overlook is a favorite hike of mine, the fresh air was always a reward. It's so outrageous seeing what is happening to it and most of our other mountains.

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Breakneck Ridge Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

One of my favorite trails any days...summer, winter, spring or autumn. Nice views. Can be really crowded on weekends.

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Hi Tor Wildlife Management Area Trails
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4 Completed 1 Reviews

We parked off of Parrish Hill Rd and followed the markers for the blue trail up to the lean to's and then back down. The trail was really well marked. It was a bit muddy and almost a 600ft vertical ascent in about a mile. Went with my husband and our dog who loved it! Definitely bring bug spray.

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