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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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Recent Reviews

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1777E / Doodletown Bridle Path Loop from Route 9W
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

This was a fantastic hike. Not too many people on the trail. Make sure to follow this map, the trail blazes change up a bit. Many different vistas, all magical. Our dogs will sleep for days!

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Storm King - Butter Hill Trail
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5 Completed 2 Reviews

Quick hike. Not too strenuous. Great views

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Brace Mountain Trail
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26 Completed 3 Reviews

Great hike. I hiked this yesterday. It was a lot of fun. However, the trail is not well marked. Also, there are a lot of leaves toward the beginning of the hike. Unfortunately on the way down, I fell (slipped on leaves that were blocking rocks on the trail) and slid down a part of the path and hit the back of my head on a rock. I currently have a mild concussion. I would recommend that you hike this trail when the path is clear (spring, summer, early fall). It is a very beautiful hike.

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Popolopen Torne Loop
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

Awesome views at the top. Followed the trail counter clock-wise (harder going up, easier coming down). There were some hairy spots near the top but this trails turned out to be one of my favorites. Leaves on the ground made it difficult to walk down as they hide little loose rocks underneath them.

You can see the bear mountain, Anthony’s nose and the bridge in one frame. Definitely worth going up. Good footwear is mandatory.

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Popolopen Torne Loop
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

It is a very good trail if you have had experience before and want a good work out. When you are going up the blue trail, take the steeper one first because it is almost impossible to go down. The view from the top is unbelievable.

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Densmore Falls
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4 Completed 3 Reviews

There was nothing there. No waterfall.

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Sleeping Lion Trail
by Denise Newsome

8 Completed 1 Reviews

The trail was well marked with a good mix of hill and level areas. It had just snowed the night before so the terrain was a bit slippery at some points. If you are looking for a trail to see the lake the whole time then this probably is not the right one. It starts out and finishes besides the lake allowing for views buy majority of the hike is through the forest. Saw plenty of deer and was very tranquil. Dog friendly. The Hyde House would be a welcome treat at the end to explore in the summer.

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Wilson Pond Trail
by Sylvia Vidal

23 Completed 9 Reviews

This trail is a must do...Just remember after Grassy Pond it gets little use (a good thing) The mosses in the area are the star in my opinion. Trout fishing is great. Hardest obstacle in high water is a beaver flow just south be prepared to get wet.

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Clear Pond Trail
by Sylvia Vidal

23 Completed 9 Reviews

A hidden gem. Easy trail to a serene pond. Good at bushwhacking? This trail can be combined with John Pond trail, to make an enjoyable loop.

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Watkins Glen (19 falls)
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84 Completed 58 Reviews

Went there today and it was 23 F outside, but a great day for a hike. I found this trail and it is one of the best ever. The Gorge Trail is closed for winter but there are two other trails to hike. The Indian Trail and the South Rim Trail. Both are great but not listed in Alltrails yet. From these trails you can look down into the gorge from the top. You can see the icicles hanging all down the side of the gorge, but is not as good as being in the gorge itself. Lots of stairs, Exceptional Beauty. I will definitely be back with the family.

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