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Zofnass Preserve Perimeter

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Trail

5.9 mile 9.5 kilometer loop
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 607' 185 m
Descent: -605' -184 m
High: 565' 172 m
Low: 417' 127 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)

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Trail shared by Rob Cummings

The Zofnass Preserve is a six-mile perimeter route with 3 main sections connected by a center "hub."

Rob Cummings

Features Fall Colors · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

The Westchester Wilderness Walk / Zofnass Family Preserve is a collection of trails and easements put together by the Westchester Land Trust. The trails highlight lots of cool spaces and a few rocky outcroppings. One trail goes up a rocky stream bed.

Description

The Westchester Wilderness Walk / Zofnass Family Preserve is made up of winding trails. in addition to the natural beauty of the area, there are many interesting features throughout the trails.

This is a great trail for anyone "directionally challenged" as maps present themselves at the major trail junctions and at points of interest. The maps are very detailed and highlight the variety of interesting sights along the trail.

This hike incorporate the Zofnass Southern Loop, Zofnass Eastern Loop, the Zofnass Northern Loop , and the Central Roundabout.

The Zofnass Southern Loop features the longest loop in the preserve with the most variety in terrain. This trail features lots of switchbacks and very well maintained trail sections, and there are also many geologic and natural features pointed out here, mostly on the ridgeline part of the trail.

The Zofnass Northern Loop has some nice climbs with one significant climb and many short ups and downs. The Zofnass Eastern Loop is a mostly easy loop that goes around a marshy area. These loops are all connected by the Central Roundabout giving you a variety of options for mixing up your hike.

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Photo of entrance kiosk.
Jun 10, 2015 near Pound R…, NY
On the trail at Zofnass
Jun 10, 2015 near Pound R…, NY
Heading out on southwest loop
Jun 18, 2015 near Pound R…, NY

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