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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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Huckleberry Point Trail
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27 Completed 0 Reviews

We did this hike on a beautiful spring afternoon. It is not overly strenuous, but there are a few sections that are steep enough to get your heart pumping. From the parking lot you follow a red and blue marked snowmobile trail pretty straight for a while and then it turns off to the right. After 1 mile you start following the yellow marked trail which brings you to the rock ledge at the end. The water was flowing pretty well in the stream at this time of year, so we had to cross by walking over a downed tree. From the point where we first got onto the yellow marked trail it was 1.3 miles to the spectacular view at the end. There were hawks circling below and the afternoon sun was directly in our face as we took a break and enjoyed the view. Since the trail was muddy at this time of year, there were a few slippery spots coming down. All in all it was a very nice hike that took about 2 hours of actual hiking time.

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Black Rock Forest
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16 Completed 13 Reviews

This is a very easy hike and a nice walk in the woods. The Mine Hill trail (0.3 miles) is the only really difficult part. I would rate this as a moderate to easy trail. Great views from Eagle Cliff - about the only ones. If you take this hike, you have to make sure that you take the Tower Vue trail - lots of fun. It is only 0.7 miles from the Scenic trail to the White Oak trail. Adds some interesting views and terrain.

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Brace Mountain Trail
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11 Completed 8 Reviews

I took my grandson here for a hike to the waterfalls. The beginning wasn't difficult but the farther up we went the steeper it got. The waterfalls were pretty nice. Then we thought of climbing to to the top and almost made it, but the steepness of the climb on the rocks scared my grandson. So we carefully made our way back down. - Brad

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Mount Beacon
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

great workout. even better views

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Lisha Kill Preserve
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4 Completed 2 Reviews

Great trail. Varied topography and some good climbing spots for kids. Loved the open woodland.

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Overlook Mountain Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

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Chenango Valley State Park - Woodland Trail
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28 Completed 25 Reviews

This is a very beautiful place to walk. The trails are well marked and easy to follow. We walked when there was still snow on the ground in some places and the water still had some ice on it too. And if you are interested in camping there campsites are very nice. Or you could maybe stay in one of there cute little cabins. We looked through the windows and they are complete with kitchen and bathrooms. They have two sets of bunk beds and a double bed from what we could see.

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Cascade to Porter Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

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Snowy Mountain Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Made it to the top. And found the fire tower. Great views. Several people told us to turn back. But that's not in me and my fiancés nature. We fallowed the trail and got right to it. Could tell several people did not stay on trail and others wandered as well.

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High Falls Loop
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Amazing trail, some good campsites along the trail. There are a few places where beavers have damed up parts of the trails but simple to get around. If you follow directions from the app it don't take you to the trailhead, if using a GPS look up south shore road.

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