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    • Kent, Connecticut

      Hike the Ridge Loop Trail, Macedonia Brook SP

      3.0
      For a quick weekend trip from Newport, RI, Macedonia Brook State Park had a lot to offer for its size. In three or four hours, with lunch, you can hike the 6.4 mile ridge trail and get some fresh air without having to hike on too busy of trails. The elevation gain is only around 700 ft, however, ...
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    • Dover Plains, New York

      Hike Dover's Stone Church

      4.5
      Dover Stone Church has been a beautiful and popular destination in the Hudson Valley for some time, and recently the park purchased a new parcel of land and added three trails through the nearby woods. But the gem of the park is, and always will be, the impressive cave with the creek and waterfal...
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    • Washington, Connecticut

      Hike the Mount Tom Tower Trail

      1.3 mi / 337 ft gain
      Starting from the parking lot of Mt. Tom State Park, hop onto the Tower Trail (yellow trail) which leads more into the woods. During winter time, the trail may be slippery, please use your best judgement and always know your limits. Gaining about 300 feet in total elevation in approximately 1 mil...
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    • Washington, Connecticut

      Hike Meeker Trail

      3.3 mi / 639 ft gain
      Meeker Trail is a 3.3 mile out and back hike that takes you by a lake located near New Preston, Connecticut.
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    • East Nassau, New York

      Kinderhook Creek

      5.0
      1.62 mi / 308 ft gain
      Kinderhook Creek is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Stephentown, New York.
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    • Granby, Connecticut

      Hiking Enders Falls

      4.0
      Enders State Forest sprawls over approximately 2000 acres, and is found within the towns of Granby and Barkhamsted in Connecticut.  Enders has a good sized parking lot directly on Route 219.  From the junction of Route 219 and Route 20, visitors will proceed west on Route 219 for 1.2 miles and tu...
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    • Greene County, United States

      Hike to Newman's Ledge

      4 mi / 584 ft gain
      Located in the beautiful Catskill Mountains, this is an outdoors-mans(and woman's) dream spot! Although this hike is accessible year round, if you decide to go during the summer you should expect crowds. Luckily, there are so many different trails and activities that it won't even matter. North-S...
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    • Litchfield, Connecticut

      Photograph Daffodils at Laurel Ridge

      Laurel Ridge is a private owned Farm , the owners are generous enough to let people visit these flowers so please be respectful of there rules.  You may see the Daffodils from Sunrise-Sunset and usually fully bloomed Early April-May. Laurel Ridge is the perfect way to start Spring, the smell and ...
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    • Haines Falls, New York

      Fawns Leap

      2.7
      Please be respectful if visiting this local swimming hole. Pack out what you pack in, carry out others' trash, and familiarize yourself with Leave No Trace principles.  Hidden in the Catskill Mountains is one of the coolest cliff jumping locations I have ever been to. The first time I went was a...
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    • Tannersville, New York

      North Mountain

      4.5
      6.16 mi / 1060 ft gain
      Have you ever wanted to feel as if you were hiking two different locations at once? If so, then North Mountain is definitely somewhere to check out. Take the birch tree forests around Aspen, CO and pair it with the spruces/pines of the Adirondacks and you'll have this route in the Catskills. Par...
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    • Elka Park, New York

      Hike to Huckleberry Point

      4.5
      4.5 mi / 644 ft gain
      This is a 4.5 mile hike that is great for hikers of all skill levels. Because it is short and not overly difficult, beginners will enjoy this hike. There are some steep sections that will get your heart pumping, though, and a stunning payoff is waiting for you at the end.From the trailhead, follo...
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    • Elka Park, New York

      Layman's Monument and Kaaterskill Falls

      3.05 mi / 892 ft gain
      Layman's Monument and Kaaterskill Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you to one of New York's tallest waterfalls at 231 feet and to the historical monument for Frank D. Layman, who passed away in 1990 while fighting a forest fire. This trail is located near Haines Falls, New York.
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    • Elka Park, New York

      Hike to Plattekill Falls

      0.5 mi / 137 ft gain
      Just outside of Elka Park, New York, Plattekill Falls is accessible from Albany and New York City alike. This is a great hike for families and all skill levels. The falls are spectacular year-round, but the best time to visit is in the spring.  From the trailhead, walk left past the red house unt...
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    • Haines Falls, New York

      Kaaterskill Falls

      4.5
      2.57 mi / 719 ft gain
      Although this is a super short hike, it is definitely a tough one! The quick, steep climb is totally worth it once you reach the 260 foot cascade and pool at the end. Hike along the trail, hugging Spruce Creek all the way to the falls. If you hike in the spring, the creek and the falls will be ra...
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    • Elka Park, New York

      Hike Twin Mountain

      6 mi / 1586 ft gain
      The DEC Parking lot, is located at the very end of a dead end, along Prediger Rd. Start at the trail head to the right of the trail kiosk and sign in sheet. The trail starts out very easy going as you approach the base of Twin. At mile 0.25, you’ll hit a junction where you’ll turn RIGHT towards T...
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    • Elka Park, New York

      Hike Indian Head Summit via Jimmy Dolan Notch Overlook

      4.9 mi / 1512 ft gain
      The view from the summit of this hike is incredible. Bring a sack lunch and a camera - you'll want to stay for a while! This trail is open for use year-round and provides great snowshoeing in the winter and fabulous wildflowers in the spring and summer. This is also a great location for birding!
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