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Pine Meadow Lake Loop

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Trail

6.6 mile 10.6 kilometer loop
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 676' 206 m
Descent: -675' -206 m
High: 1,078' 329 m
Low: 443' 135 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 13% (7°)

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Trail shared by Karl W

A nice hike along a stream, around a lake, and back with limited trail overlap.

Karl W

Features Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek

Overview

This loop is a nice option for hikers looking for an easier option at Harriman State Park that still allows you to enjoy the lovely scenery that the park has to offer.

Description

You can start at the Reeves Meadow Visitors Center (which you can access from the Sloatsburg Metro Station to Harriman Mountain State Park Visitors' Center).

Begin by following the Pine Meadow Trail along the Stony Brook and then along the Pine Meadow Brook. Choose your direction around the lake at the main trail junction (this description goes clockwise). Be mindful that there are two types of red blaze: solid red and red on a white background!

Finish heading around the lake by taking a right onto Pine Meadow Lake Woods Road to connect back to the Raccoon Brook Hills Trail and Pine Meadow Trail. You can then take the Kakiat Trail to the Stony Brook Trail to head back on the opposite side of the brooks to avoid too much trail repetition. This is a fairly simple but lovely hike that you can easily tack more onto if you want.

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Land Manager: NY State Parks

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  4.0 from 3 votes

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Just a few strides from the parking area, keep your eyes peeled for this beautiful spot.
Feb 2, 2017 near Sloatsburg, NY
Gorgeous lake to walk around, plenty of water access.
Jul 13, 2019 near Montebello, NY
Streamside near the trailhead
Sep 25, 2017 near Sloatsburg, NY
Multiple beautiful views of the brook follow you along the trail.
Mar 9, 2017 near Montebello, NY
Meadow Lake glimmers in the evening light in Harriman State Park.
Jan 26, 2017 near Montebello, NY
Pine Meadow Lake.
Apr 2, 2017 near Montebello, NY

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