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Best trails in Hammond Pond Wild Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Hammond Pond Wild Forest, New York? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, forest trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Hammond Pond Wild Forest ranging from 0.8 to 6.8 miles and from 944 to 1,850 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Belfry Mountain
Hammond Pond Wild Forest
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 19 m
Easy 0.8 mile RT hike on a wide access road to a firetower with a nice view. At 1840 feet, Belfry Mountain is a short hike (0.35 miles) to a summit of only 1840 feet but it offers a great view. TheShow more
#2 - Crowfoot Pond
Hammond Pond Wild Forest
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
Crowfoot Pond is a 5.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near North Hudson, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numberShow more
#3 - Moose Mountain Pond
Hammond Pond Wild Forest
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 4 m
Moose Mountain Pond is a 6.8 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near North Hudson, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
#4 - Hammond Pond Trail
Hammond Pond Wild Forest
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 44 m
Hammond Pond Trail is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near North Hudson, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#5 - Baxter Mountain [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Hammond Pond Wild Forest
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
Microspikes strongly recommended for winter hiking.Show more
#6 - Shingletree Pond Trail
Hammond Pond Wild Forest
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 47 m
A very lightly trafficked 2.2 mile out and back trail maintained by DEC that leads one from Courtney Pond in the Hammond Pond Wild Forest to Shingletree Pond in the Dix Wilderness. This trail may be uShow more
#7 - Peaked Hill
Hammond Pond Wild Forest
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
Peaked Hill is a 3.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Paradox, New York that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and running and isShow more
#8 - Challis Pond
Hammond Pond Wild Forest
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 45 m
Challis Pond is a 1.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near North Hudson, New York that features a great forest setting. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used forShow more
#9 - Clap Mountain
Hammond Pond Wild Forest
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
The first half of this hike is along a DEC maintained trail & provides a lovely view at the Sharp Bridge Cliffs. To reach the summit, one has to do some easy bushwhacking.Show more