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Breakneck Ridge Trail

Beacon, NY

Breakneck Ridge Trail is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Beacon, NY that features a river and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

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Johnson Hill Trail
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Great little hike!

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Mullet Loop Blue Trail East
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(ALERT-TICKS) April 29 2016: We walked the trail today and everything positive everyone has written about this trail is true and we enjoyed much of it. The yellow trail walk to the river is beautiful and we ate lunch there.
1)The entire hike was much too long for my kids who are beginning hikers and young. There are many side trails to explore but we felt we didn't have time with their low energy.
2) we thought we heard gun shots as we walked up from mullet river about half way through the loop.
3) My husband found a tick on his leg while at a stop and I saw one near my daughters shoe on the ground when I went to help her tie it. This was on the last mile of the red trail loop. We checked ourselves on the spot, before getting in the car and then again before a shower and I found a tick behind my sons ear.
I feel confident that we removed the tick properly and that it had not been on him very long but we will watch the area and check in with pediatrician on Monday.
NOTE: The red trail loop in this area at this time seems quiet infested with ticks. I've never seen a tick on a person (only pets) nor have I seen them just on the ground as I did today, so please be careful and dress properly if you choose to do the entire loop.

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Kaaterskill Falls Trail
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great

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Mount Beacon
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Loved it! Red trail was a little rough, but worth it and the cable car remains were cool to check out

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Mohawk-Hudson Bikeway (Erie Canal, Eastern Section)
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Very pretty and pleasant. I go often after work and there are always lots of people out. There are a few sections that put your on residential roads that aren't optimal. Otherwise, it's perfect. Great for dogs.

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Peebles Island Perimeter Trail
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Beautiful trail. Easy walk.

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Mount Adams Trail
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So close yet so far. My wife and I renamed it Mt Vaffanculo because we had to call it quits approx 300 feet from the summit. We inadvertently took the wrong trail at the old cabin split and had to backtrack ( a sign for the fire tower was actually pointed in this wrong direction! ) This mistake cost us valuable daylight and energy we had counted on to eventually reach the summit. Once we got back on the trail it was well marked but was also very muddy on account that it snowed a few days prior which made the steep rock climbs slippery. I honestly wish I packed along a rope line, which would have been helpful in the steepest of spots. Regardless of not making the summit, we still totaled 5.6 miles out and back due to the wrong trail and the detour around Lake Jimmy since the bridge was closed. We will definitely be back for a second attempt to the summit!

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Popolopen Torne Loop
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Was a really great hike and beautiful scenery! Cascading water falls, mix of rocky and smooth path, and bridges. parked in a separate lot right down the street from the Montgomery historic park. I only wanted to go for a 2 hour hike but we ended up taking a wrong turn and hiking all of the 1777 trail which took 5 hours. Lol. Exhausting but worth it.

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Sleeping Beauty Mountain
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Sleeping Beauty Mountain
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