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Green Lakes State Park, CNY

Otherworldly. Shockingly beautiful. Of mystical proportions. How can I explain to you the magnificence of Green Lakes State Park [7900 Green Lakes Rd, Fayetteville, NY 13066]? I cannot. You simply must go see it for yourself. On my early morning … Continue reading

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Little Stony Point, Hudson Valley Hike

The Hudson Valley has a lot of crazy scrambly and steep mountain hikes. Sometimes you just want a relaxing stroll. Little Stony Point [intersection Route 9D and Fair St, Cold Spring, NY] is a one mile loop that does not … Continue reading

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Bull Hill, Hudson Valley Hike

The Hudson Valley is filled with outstanding hikes. A lot of them are so awesome they attract crowds. This past spring I was happy to take a quiet hike on Bull Hill [Parking lot at intersection of 9D and Fair … Continue reading

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Hike Mount Beacon

A sensational hike filled with natural beauty, history, ruins, and a fire tower! The 4.4 mile round trip Mount Beacon [640 Wolcott Ave Beacon, NY] should be at the top of your Hudson Valley hiking list this summer. Start your … Continue reading

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Albany Rail Trail, revisited

I’ve been on the Albany Rail Trail four times now, trying a different portion each visit to see the whole span. First time I checked out the Delmar area. Second the Vorheeseville area. Third time I parked near Slingerlands. Most … Continue reading

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Indian Head and Twin Mountains, Catskills

Abridged version: Indian Head and Twin Mountains [1 Prediger Road Elka Park, NY 12427 – follow Prediger to the end of the road until the DEC parking lot], two of the Catskill 35 over 3,500, can be hiked in an … Continue reading

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Stark’s Knob and Hudson Crossing Park, Schuylerville

Two parcels filled with history and nature within a few minutes drive from one another make for a great few hours of adventure. Stark’s Knob Historical Lookout, Starks Knob Rd, Schuylerville, NY 12871 The park is tiny, but really packs … Continue reading

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