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    Top Spots in and near Mount Washington

    • Albany, New York

      Blueberry Hill West Red and Yellow Trail

      1.37 mi / 52 ft gain
      Blueberry Hill West Red and Yellow Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Albany, New York.
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    • Brewster, New York

      Fly Fish the East Branch of the Croton River

      If you're craving some time away from the bustle of everyday life to enjoy some silence, broken only by the babbling sound of water flowing over small boulders and the occasional crunching of leaves-- you'll find many spots along the Croton River to satisfy your desire for stillness.  The Croton...
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    • Kent, New York

      King's Chamber and Moose Hill Loop

      3.14 mi / 499 ft gain
      King's Chamber and Moose Hill Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Carmel, New York.
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    • Hopewell Junction, New York

      Beaver Pond via Appalachian Trail

      5.0
      3 mi / 400 ft gain
      Beaver Pond is a small body of water created by a dam that was constructed during the days of iron ore mining in the area.  The pond is crystal clear and has a wonderful tree line right on the water.  The best time to visit here is early morning in the fall.  With the leaves changing color they m...
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    • Hopewell Junction, New York

      Lake Canopus Viewpoint

      4.0
      2.07 mi / 148 ft gain
      Its a great place to explore as it has a beautiful calm lake especially in the fall, the reflection of the water and the awesome colors are unbelievable. Its a short hike but you certainly could go further up. Parking is free by the road, hike towards the lake about a mile or so. The sound of bi...
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    • Voorheesville, New York

      Hike the Indian Ladder Trail

      4.5
      3.5 mi / 200 ft gain
      There are many parking areas within the park. Park at the overlook parking. From here you head west following the wood fence. This is the Cliff Top trail. Approximately after walking 0.5 miles you will reach the stairs that will lead you to the base of the cliffs. This marks the start of the...
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    • Beacon, New York

      Hike the Scofield Ridge Loop

      7.5 mi / 1850 ft gain
      There are some great view points along this route.  Start from the Mount Beacon Park trailhead parking area.  This leads to the Casino Trail (red markers).  The trail climbs steeply to some old ruins of a casino.  Most of what remains is only the brick structure housing the mechanics for a trolle...
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    • Beacon, New York

      Malouf's Mountain Camp on Mt. Beacon

      7.02 mi / 2087 ft gain
      Starting in the quaint town of Beacon there are a couple of options for hikes of varying difficulty. From the station the walk is about 1.5 miles to the trail heads, alternatively if you choose to stay the night at Malouf's Mountain Sunset Campground you can arrange for the host to meet you, take...
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    • Beacon, New York

      Mt. Beacon Fire Tower

      4.8
      3.83 mi / 1332 ft gain
      Mount Beacon is a very popular trail along the Hudson River, and for good reason. It offers a good workout, fantastic views for both sunrise and sunset (and of course the time in between), a recently rebuilt fire tower, and all with incredibly easy access right on the edge of a lively town. The ...
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    • Beacon, New York

      Explore Long Dock and Dennings Point Parks

      4.0
      Long Dock and Dennings Point are two of the most popular parks in Beacon, that just so happen to be connected by a train track turned trail. Plenty of parking is available at Long Dock, and its a perfect spot to picnic, launch your kayak into the Hudson, or cast your line hoping to reel in the bi...
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    • Danbury, Connecticut

      Hike Middle Mountain To Thomas Mountain Loop

      3.7 mi / 856 ft gain
      Middle Mountain to Thomas Mountain Loop is a 3.7 mile loop hike that takes you past great forest setting located near Danbury, Connecticut.
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    • Meriden, Connecticut

      Hike the Metacomet, Blue, and Yellow Loop

      5.0
      4.5 mi / 976 ft gain
      Start from the Castle Craig road entrance. Walk until you're greeted by a beautiful reservoir. You'll notice the strange but beautiful Mine Island in the middle of all this. You'll also notice markers for White Trails and Yellow Trails. The White Trail is an easier/wider trail. The Yellow Trail C...
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    • Cropseyville, New York

      Hike Dickinson Hill Fire Tower

      4.5
      3 mi / 200 ft gain
      Once you drive onto N. Long Pond Road you will follow it appproximately 1.5 miles to the end. From the parking you can take the short walk back on the road to the start of the trail. The trail is actually a rough Fire Tower Road. You will follow this for about 1.3 miles. Here you will see a se...
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    • Big Indian, New York

      Giant Ledge

      4.5
      2.97 mi / 932 ft gain
      Giant Ledge is a great hike in the Catskills if you are looking for something short, with incredible views, and camping options. There are not many hikes with better views then this in the Catskills, so why not spend as much time as possible up there? There are a few camping spots you can grab wh...
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    • Big Indian, New York

      Hike Giant Ledge

      4.5
      3.74 mi
      The trail starts across the street from the parking area you will see a sign. After a short walk in you will cross a foot bridge. At approximately 0.75 mile you will reach a junction. You will turn left toward Giant Ledge. The next half mile is fairly flat. At 1.5 miles you will reach a spur ...
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    • Cold Spring, New York

      Hike the Perkins/Fahnestock/Charcoal Burners Trail Loop

      7.5 mi / 800 ft gain
      This is one of my favorite hikes in the Clarence Fahnestock State Park. A real mixed bag but mostly very enjoyable. The trail starts at the Charcoal Burners Trailhead Route 301. There is only road side parking on a soft shoulder, both sides of the road.  After a short walk into the forest, you re...
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