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    • Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

      Hike the Dyckman Hill/Huyler's Landing Loop

      9 mi / 980 ft gain
      There is two ways to access this loop hike.  The first is from the Englewood Picnic area just off Exit 1 from the Palisades Interstate Parkway.  Parking here requires a fee of $5 May through September. The second is to drive past the Englewood Picnic area turnoff on Henry Hudson Drive and continu...
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    • Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

      Hike the Dyckman Hill/Carpenter's Grove Loop

      4.0
      4 mi / 400 ft gain
      This loop hike can be started from several different places.  I chose to start from Allison Park which overlooks the Hudson River in Englewood Cliffs, NJ.  From the parking area, walk out to the entrance road and travel south to Saint Peter's College.  The Long Path Trail, which you join from All...
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    • New York, New York

      Explore the Met Cloisters

      5.0
      The Met Cloisters is an art museum owned by the Met that boasts religious (mostly Catholic) art from a range of time periods as the building used to function as a cloister for monks. The inside of the Cloisters museum is a castle-like building that can be visited for a small ticket fee (suggested...
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    • Closter, New Jersey

      Hike to Huyler's Landing/ Closter Dock Loop

      4.0
      5.4 mi / 450 ft gain
      The easiest way to access this loop hike is by parking at the Palisades State Park Headquarters.  This is just off exit 2 from the Palisades Interstate Parkway.  Parking here is free and it is a short walk down a road to the Closter Dock Trail.  The Closter Dock Trail is more of a wide fire road ...
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    • Yonkers, New York

      Run the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

      5.0
      26.5 mi
      This trail traces the route of the Old Croton Aqueduct, which carried water to New York City between 1842 and 1955. Our recommended route starts near the Greystone Station in Yonkers, NY (Metro-North Hudson Line) and ends by the Scarborough Station, but you can easily modify your route – the enti...
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    • New York, New York

      Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir Running Path

      5.0
      1.68 mi / 69 ft gain
      Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir Running Path is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near New York City, New York.
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    • Closter, New Jersey

      Hike Alpine White Trail (Stateline Lookout)

      5.0
      5 mi / -520 ft gain
      Starting at about 520 feet, the White path takes you along the Stateline Lookout which is a small stone building overlooking the Hudson River. The initial descent is your average hike through the woods and across a couple of wooden bridges until you reach the Giant Steps. The Giant Steps take you...
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    • New York, New York

      Northwest Central Park Loop

      3.63 mi / 164 ft gain
      Northwest Central Park Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near New York City, New York.
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    • Weehawken, New Jersey

      Photograph the NYC Skyline from JFK Boulevard East

      The Big Apple. NYC has arguably the best skyline in the world. So, if you are one of the millions of people visiting wouldn't you want to get some photos of the entire skyline to post on social media and show friend & family? Skip the boat and helicopter tour lines (although a cool experience...
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    • New York, New York

      Watch the Sunset from Top of the Rock

      4.0
      There aren't any mountain peaks to summit in New York City, but the view from the top of the Rockefeller Building is the next best thing. You'll have to pay a few bucks ($29 to be exact) and deal with some tourists but you won't regret your decision once you're looking out over one of the most ic...
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    • New York, New York

      Run the Hudson River Greenway

      4.3
      18 mi / 212 ft gain
      To get in both some sights and a workout, follow the Hudson River Greenway to views of the Statue of Liberty, the Chelsea Piers, and George Washington Bridge, to name a few. This easy-access run is best done in the early morning or early evening, to avoid pedestrian traffic and too much sun. Keep...
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    • New York, New York

      Visit the Vessel

      4.7
      Welcome to the newest neighborhood in the Manhattan West Side of New York, the Hudson Yards! After years of construction, the Vessel opened as a new centerpiece in the Hudson Yards on March of 2019. With 154 steel flights of stairs with 2,500 steps and 80 landings, you're walking adventures aroun...
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    • New York, New York

      High Line

      4.6
      1.47 mi / 26 ft gain
      Built on a historic freight rail line and perched above the streets of Manhattan’s West Side, the High Line is a public park that features a green-lined walkway. Park hours depend on the season, although it never opens before 7am, so best to go for sunset. Although you may have some company on wa...
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    • New York, New York

      Walk the George Washington Bridge at Sunset

      3.0
      0.9 mi
      Join the thousands of people who cross the GWB each day, but do it by foot! This is an easy walk with beautiful views of the New York City skyline. You will begin seeing signs for the bridge bike path at Ft. Washington St. & E. 177th St., which you follow for a few blocks until you begin asce...
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    • Paterson, New Jersey

      Explore the Great Falls of the Passaic River

      3.2
      Getting to the Great Falls of the Passaic River is a relatively straight shot. It is located off exit 57B on Route 80 which is also accessible from highway 287. Parking is located on McBride Avenue across the street from the park's welcome center.Typically during autumn park rangers offer 45 to 1...
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    • New York, New York

      Brooklyn Bridge Walk

      5.0
      2.4 mi / 26 ft gain
      Brooklyn Bridge Walk is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near New York City, New York.
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    Camping and Lodging in Englewood Cliffs

    Camp Gateway   Staten Island
    Staten Island, New York

    Camp Gateway Staten Island

    Camp Gateway  Brooklyn Ny
    Brooklyn, New York

    Camp Gateway Brooklyn Ny

    Bear Mountain Inn
    Tomkins Cove, New York

    Bear Mountain Inn

    From $109 / night

    Camp Gateway   Sandy Hook
    Highlands, New Jersey

    Camp Gateway Sandy Hook

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    A Family Trip to Surf the Rockaways in January

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    Sara Sheehy

    Escape the Bustle of New York City with a Weekend at Bear Mountain

    Escape the Bustle of New York City with a Weekend at Bear Mountain

    The Outbound Collective

    Earth Day 2020 Goes Online: How to Get Involved

    Earth Day 2020 Goes Online: How to Get Involved

    Jonathan Stull