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723 mi 1,163 km of trail 49 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 78 Trails Intermediate Trails 169 Trails Hard Trails 36 Trails
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Gems in Lower Hudson Valley - 1

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gem Favorite Big Bish Falls from above.

Bash Bish Falls

(1) Sheffield, MA

Recommended Routes in Lower Hudson Valley - 46

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Favorite Even on a foggy day, the hike itself is worth it!
Intermediate/Difficult

Bear Mountain Loop

3.7 mi 5.9 km 1,121' Up 341.56 m Up 1,120' Down 341.52 m Down

Fort Mo…, NY
Favorite Heading up the Breakneck scramble in light snow
Difficult

Breakneck Ridge Bypass

2.8 mi 4.5 km 1,129' Up 344.21 m Up 1,135' Down 346.08 m Down

Cornwal…, NY
Favorite The view near the top of Storm King Mountain.
Intermediate/Difficult

Storm King Mountain

2.4 mi 3.9 km 455' Up 138.62 m Up 460' Down 140.21 m Down

Cornwal…, NY
Favorite Heading up the Breakneck scramble in light snow
Difficult

Breakneck Ridge to Sugarloaf Mountain Loop

6.1 mi 9.9 km 1,490' Up 454.2 m Up 1,483' Down 451.97 m Down

Cornwal…, NY
Favorite Wait, I can’t see!
Difficult

Peanut Leap Cascade into Giant Stairs

4.2 mi 6.8 km 764' Up 232.89 m Up 765' Down 233.15 m Down

Northvale, NJ
Favorite Raven Rocks overlook panorama.
Difficult

Rock Trail (RT) Loop

7.0 mi 11.3 km 1,035' Up 315.48 m Up 1,034' Down 315.22 m Down

Pound R…, NY
Favorite View from Anthony's Nose,  across the Hudson looking at Bear Mountain.
Intermediate/Difficult

Anthony's Nose to Bear Mountain Bridge

6.0 mi 9.6 km 1,446' Up 440.79 m Up 1,446' Down 440.69 m Down

Fort Mo…, NY
Favorite It's a bit of a scramble making your way up this part near the summit.
Intermediate/Difficult

Harriman State Park Loop

7.3 mi 11.8 km 1,109' Up 337.94 m Up 1,104' Down 336.61 m Down

Sloatsburg, NY

Trails in Lower Hudson Valley - 234

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4.1 mi 6.6 km #1Breakneck Ridge Trail
Difficult
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY
Difficult
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 24 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #2Shore Trail (White): The Giant Stairs
Difficult
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Difficult
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
22.7 mi 36.5 km #3Suffern-Bear Mountain Trail
Very Difficult
Suffern, NY
Very Difficult
Suffern, NY
4.3 mi 6.8 km #4Perkins Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cold Spring, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Cold Spring, NY
3.6 mi 5.8 km #5Menomine Trail
Intermediate
Harriman, NY
Intermediate
Harriman, NY
1.9 mi 3.1 km #6North County Trailway: Law Park South to Route 117
Intermediate
Briarcliff Manor, NY
Intermediate
Briarcliff Manor, NY
1.2 mi 2.0 km #7Nawahunta Fire Road
Easy
Harriman, NY
Easy
Harriman, NY
0.4 mi 0.6 km #8Law Memorial Park Walking Path
Easy
Briarcliff Manor, NY
Easy
Briarcliff Manor, NY
0.5 mi 0.8 km #9Meyer Aqueduct Trail
Intermediate
Armonk, NY
Intermediate
Armonk, NY
2.4 mi 3.9 km #10Timbuktu
Difficult
Pleasant Valley, NY
Difficult
Pleasant Valley, NY
1.9 mi 3.1 km #11Nyack River Trail
Easy
Congers, NY
Easy
Congers, NY
1.0 mi 1.6 km #12Green Trail
Intermediate
Goldens Bridge, NY
Intermediate
Goldens Bridge, NY
0.3 mi 0.5 km #13Richard Wishnie Park Walking Path
Easy
Ossining, NY
Easy
Ossining, NY
1.3 mi 2.0 km #14Blue Trail
Difficult
Mount Kisco, NY
Difficult
Mount Kisco, NY
1.0 mi 1.7 km #15Blue Trail
Difficult
Armonk, NY
Difficult
Armonk, NY
1.2 mi 1.9 km #16Towpath
Difficult
Port Jervis, NY
Difficult
Port Jervis, NY
0.5 mi 0.8 km #17Lower Orange Trail
Intermediate
Armonk, NY
Intermediate
Armonk, NY
0.7 mi 1.1 km #18Campsite
Difficult
Port Jervis, NY
Difficult
Port Jervis, NY
10.1 mi 16.3 km #19Ramapo Dunderberg (R-D) Trail
Difficult
Sloatsburg, NY
Difficult
Sloatsburg, NY
2.5 mi 4.1 km #20Fox Hill
Intermediate/Difficult
Pound Ridge, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Pound Ridge, NY

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Heading up the Breakneck scramble in light snow
Apr 23, 2015 near Cornwal…, NY
Breakneck Ridge III
Apr 23, 2015 near Cornwal…, NY
Arguably the best view in Harriman State Park NY, just off Lichen Trail looking west
Nov 12, 2018 near Harriman, NY
Remnants of an old rocking chair along the ridge.
Jul 18, 2017 near Beacon, NY
View of the Hudson and Bear Mountain Bridge.
May 23, 2019 near Fort Mo…, NY
Morning mist
Sep 27, 2019 near Fort Mo…, NY
The sun sets on Popolopen Torne.
Feb 2, 2017 near Fort Mo…, NY
Spring time in Harriman State Park
May 24, 2019 near Harriman, NY