Hike the Apshawa Preserve

Apshawa Preserve - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Distance: 5.4 miles. Elevation gain: N/ASome rock-hoping over streams. Some really cool waterfalls and a possible view of NYCCoordinates: N41 01.516 W74 22.430.

This is a pretty straightforward loop-hike that has you crossing a few bridges, a stream and getting some incredible views if you are up for it. Ironically you are close to some homes so you will potentially see some people in their backyards. You'll also get used to seeing manmade structures intersecting with nature with some water tanks and metal bridges next to streams and rock-hops.

Photo: Karen Peterson

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Great beginner hike to the dam and back. Also love the option to make it longer around the reservoir.