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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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Albany Pine Bush Preserve
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Tick haven. Enter at your own risk, not kid friendly. My Last hike at the Pinebush was October 2014 with 3 friends. We each had 30+ ticks each on our persons. Luck the nature center was open so we could completely disrobe in the restrooms to thoroughly remove the ticks. The hike is mild with gorgeous terrain features and colors in all seasons. Have been 20+ times. Use EXTREME CAUTION, BUGSPRAY, TUCK PANTS IN SOCKS, TUCK IN SHIRT, BRING SPARE CLOTHES AND TICK REMOVAL TOOLS.

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Slide Mountain Loop
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Awesome hike. Pretty difficult. Lots of fun scrambling. Water available but not abundant. Awesome views!!

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Chimney Mountain Trail
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14 Completed 1 Reviews

Awesome hike. Don't be in a rush, there is a lot to explore. Steep climb but good footing and pretty short.

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Rattlesnake Gulf
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

We've done this hike a few times in the summer, from both directions - it is awesome and steep in places. Recommend water shoes as you are in and out of the stream bed. Best way is to go in through Adams Eden Camp (Family run) 4812 Cook Rd and pay a small day fee and a waiver to sign. The very steep sections have ropes to hold on to. There are swimming holes, three beautiful water falls - rugged scenery and trails - use caution - have fun!

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Kaaterskill Falls Trail
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51 Completed 3 Reviews

Have always loved this trail. It never ceases to amaze me in it's grandness!!! If you go back towards Tannersville and turn towards North/South Lake Cmpg., you can hike to top of falls. Be careful!!

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Black Rock Forest
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7 Completed 2 Reviews

Nice loop trail, short climb to start. Moderate difficulty for a beginner. Trail is covered with snow and ice today (3/24/15), which ups the difficulty level a bit. Great views of Hudson River and Valley from peak of Black Rock.

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Vroman's Nose Trail
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18 Completed 1 Reviews

Went on a beautiful day. The views are great, and the hike was alot of fun on a well maintained trail. Although much of the snow had melted, there was still a great amount of ice on parts of the trail. Glad I brought crampons. The trail was well marked and the leaflet that we found had helpful information. We started from the trail head on W. Middleburgh road (although that's what it says on maps and GPS, I think the sign said something else), and followed the aqua/turquoise marked trail to the top. Some ways down the other side, we took the yellow marked connector trail back to where we had started. Will do again!

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Old Croton Aqueduct Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Pleasant trail for stretching the legs out after a long winter - wide, well-maintained, and not too much up & down for out-of-practice legs to deal with. The trail is accessible from mass transit (I took the Hudson Line to Ossining and followed the trail from there to Tarrytown, about a third of the overall length of the trail. The downside is that the trail spends a lot of time just behind back yards, and is never very far from the road - or out of earshot of cars.

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Millbrook Mountain
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15 Completed 12 Reviews

Great hike today despite the new snow yesterday. The rangers did a good job keeping the trails packed and marked. Did not make it out to Gerrudes Nose - had the wrong gear, needed snow shoes. Did make it to Millbrook Mt and back to Awosting Falls.

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cranberry lake preserve
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

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