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Dutchess Rail Trail

Hopewell Junction, New York

12.86 mi / 197 ft gain

Pelton Pond

Hopewell Junction, New York

1.08 mi / 92 ft gain

Bald Hill and Lambs Hill via Wilkinson Memorial Trail

Cold Spring, New York

7.17 mi / 1660 ft gain

Three Lakes and Appalachian Trail Loop

Hopewell Junction, New York

7.64 mi / 827 ft gain

Candlewood Hill Loop

Cold Spring, New York

8.01 mi / 1063 ft gain

Beaver Pond via Appalachian Trail

Hopewell Junction, New York

5.0
3 mi / 400 ft gain

Lake Canopus Viewpoint

Hopewell Junction, New York

4.0
2.07 mi / 148 ft gain

Appalachian Trail: Canopus Lake to Graymoor

Cold Spring, New York

11.76 mi / 1306 ft gain

Hudson Highlands Overlook Trail

Beacon, New York

3.29 mi / 1017 ft gain

Places to stay

Holmestead Woods

Brewster, New York

Holmestead Woods

From $90 / night

Downing Wood

Downing Wood

From $165 / night

TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR CAMPING DUE TO CONSTRUCTION. PLEASE CHECK BACK

Highland, New York

TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR CAMPING DUE TO CONSTRUCTION. PLEASE CHECK BACK

From $45 / night

Country House Field with Pond

Walden, New York

Country House Field with Pond

From $999 / night

Bear Mountain Inn

Tomkins Cove, New York

Bear Mountain Inn

From $109 / night

Guides and stories

5 Reasons to Plan a Summer Getaway to Bear Mountain, New York

5 Reasons to Plan a Summer Getaway to Bear Mountain, New York

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

Chasing Fall: A Day in the Catskills

Chasing Fall: A Day in the Catskills

Jack Tumen

Pursuit Gear Kit 2018

Pursuit Gear Kit 2018

Pursuit Series

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