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    • New Fairfield, Connecticut

      Hike Squantz Pond Trail

      2.2 mi / 321 ft gain
      The hike is rated as moderate and is accessible all year round. While it’s accessible during all seasons, the sights of the leaves changing colors in the autumn makes it an exceptionally beautiful time to do this hike. You’ll definitely want to snap some photos along the way of the foliage reflec...
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    • West Milford, New Jersey

      Hike the Terrace Pond North - South Loop

      10.7 mi / 1200 ft gain
      From Warwick Road, parking at the northernmost road side parking area, cross the road, and the Terrace Pond North trail (marked with blue blazes) begins as a steady climb until you gain a ridge that offers some great views for several miles. Eventually, you'll reach a power line where you turn ri...
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    • Warwick, New York

      Enjoy a Film at the Historic Warwick Drive-In

      Take a trip back in time at the Warwick Drive-In and watch a feature film on the big screen. The Drive-In shows movies just in theaters and older films with three different screens / options to chose from. The theater sells tickets for both one movie and for double features, i.e. watch two movies...
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    • Paterson, New Jersey

      Explore the Great Falls of the Passaic River

      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

      Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir Running Path

      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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    • 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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    • Cedar Grove, New Jersey

      Hike at Mills Reservation

      2 mi / 200 ft gain
      Mills Reservation is over 150 acres of wooded area located off of Normal Ave. near the Cedar Grove reservoir. Parking space is limited due to the small size but there is another hidden lot towards the back if you make a right out of the parking lot and then the first right turn onto Highland Ave....
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    • Vernon Township, New Jersey

      Stairway to Heaven

      6.8 mi / 1089 ft gain
      This popular hike starts out on the Appalachian Trail (AT, white blazes). You begin on a boardwalk that crosses over a marsh, then you leave the boardwalk and enter a forested area. At around 1.4 miles, follow a bicycle path, Canal Road, then turn right, cross over a bridge, and take a left throu...
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    • 89 Van Orden Road, New Jersey

      Hike the Hank's Pond Loop

      7 mi / 500 ft gain
      Hank's Pond loop can be accessed from the south at the corner of Clinton road and Van Orden road or from the north, parking at the lot on Stephens road.  I hiked from the south on this trip.  Follow the wide trail known as Hank's East trail marked with white blazes.  Soon you will reach a trail c...
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    • Bridgeport, Connecticut

      Stroll around Fayerweather Island

      0.5 mi
      Parking is at the end of Barnum Road in the Seaside Park.  Though the lighthouse grounds are accessible the tower itself is not open to the public.  To access the island you must walk across the breakwater.  Please use caution as it is uneven footing and at times can be slippery.  From the isla...
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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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    • Jefferson, New Jersey

      Thru Hike the Four Birds Trail

      19 mi / 1200 ft gain
      The Four Birds Trail is about 19 miles long and is a great thru hike or can be done in sections as out and back hikes or part of loop hikes with other trails.  Starting from the north, the trail ascends gradually over easy terrain until you reach a cliff ridge.  There are several good view points...
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    • New York, New York

      Watch the Sunset from Top of the Rock

      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

      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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    • Boonton Township, New Jersey

      Hike Pyramid Mountain to Tripod Rock

      This is a fun hike that is great for the entire family. The trails are really well maintained and Tripod Rock is a pretty amazing feature to check out. You can hike to the rock and follow your steps back to the parking lot for a 3 mile round trip or continue along the trail for a 4.4 mile loop. I...
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    • New York, New York

      High Line

      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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