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Huckleberry Point

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Length

4.8 Miles 7.7 Kilometers


Elevation

973' 297 m

Ascent

-971' -296 m

Descent

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

2,484' 757 m

High

1,908' 582 m

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This is an easy and very rewarding hike that leads through the forest to a cliff with scenic views.

Mirek Wierzbicki

Overview [Suggest Changes]

Platte Clove Road is closed in the winter (Nov-Apr).
On this adventure, you'll hike on the Long Path: Section 22 and Huckleberry Point Trail. From Huckleberry Point, enjoy gorgeous views of the Hudson River and Plattekill, Indian Head, and Twin Mountains.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife [Add/Remove]
Family Friendly: Kids will enjoy the views from the end.
Dogs: Leashed

Description [Suggest Changes]

From the parking area, take the Long Path: Section 22 by following the blue blazes. The trail is wide here, and with every step you gently climb. While you hike, you can hear the burbling brook on the right. After 1 mile, look on the right-hand side for the yellow-blazed Huckleberry Point Trail. Follow this narrow trail over rolling terrain for 1.4 miles to the viewpoint. Here you'll get great views of the Hudson Valley to the east and Indian Head, Plattekill, and Twin Mountains to the south.

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Oct 13, 2017
Rayza Henriquez
Sep 17, 2017
Morgan Pelligrino
A lot of rocks and roots on the trail. The view at the end was pretty. Saw a ton of chipmunks. 4.8mi

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