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Butter Hill Trail

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A short but steep trail with great views of Black Rock Forest to the west.


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0.7

Miles

1.1

KM

Point to Point

1,360' 415 m

High

987' 301 m

Low

373' 114 m

Up

103' 31 m

Down

13%

Avg Grade (7°)

24%

Max Grade (14°)

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This trail starts from the Butter Hill - Storm King parking lot on Route 9W. Follow the Butter Hill Trail (orange markers) from the north end of the parking lot. The trail climbs steeply and at some points you may need your hands to ascend. The trail eventually ends on the Bluebird Trail (blue markers)/Stillman Trail (yellow markers).

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John Maurizi

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Storm King hike Part One1
Feb 3, 2018 near Cornwal…, NY
Highlands Trail on Butter Hill.
Apr 24, 2017 near Cornwal…, NY
The trail up Butter Hill is marked by paint stripes on its rocky tread.
Apr 24, 2017 near Cornwal…, NY
View of parking lot from Butter Hill
Feb 3, 2018 near Cornwal…, NY

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Mar 14, 2020
Emily Stull
Connected from the top to blue/yellow
Aug 12, 2019
Matthew Wagner