Explore the most popular waterfall trails in Harriman State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

This would have been a nice hike except for two major issues. The Long Path trail was blocked by scores of huge trees fallen across the trail.....big ones. It made the going slow, and a little dangerous at times. It looked like a tornado had come through there. Consider skipping the AT Long Path northern outcropping as it is easy just to cut across.
The second problem was the Arden Surebridge trail section southwest of Island Pond. It was completely flooded out as far as the eye could see with no alternative trail. A half mile of bushwhacking south of the tail, hugging the high ground, was required to get around the water. Make sure these issues are resolved before endeavoring to take this hike.

Really good trial. We started from white and finish on red as other suggested.
Parking is very small but you can park on the side of the road. There was a lot of cars on Saturday but not many people on trail.
Take a bug spray!

One of my favorite places..

Love this place!

Great trail to hit. Make sure you go during the week because parking is impossible on weekends. We took the white trail then when to the blue trail (white w blue dot) and finally finished on the red trail (white w red dot).

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24 days ago

We took the route starting with the red trail blaze (edge of the parking area behind the restrooms) then followed that to the white. We went counterclockwise and followed the white, to blue, to orange, to red. This led us up the rock scramble- which seemed safer than climbing down. View from the top was expansive and so worth the climb! Really enjoyed this hike and would probably come back. Wear comfortable hiking shoes- lots of rocky terrain.

Great loop. Moderate/easy trail. Fire tower was out of commission when I had gone but they were working on it that day so should be good to go up and take a look at a beautiful view.

We had a really nice time. As Mary Cate suggested, we did counter clockwise (white, blue, orange, red) and I think this was great advice. Ascending the blue section was fine, but coming down would have been tricky I think.

Wear good shoes/boots as there are lots of spots with rocks to navigate vs. dirt path, and quite a few muddy stream crossings.

We did this hike in reverse (white to blue to orange to red) and given the rock scramble I think this is the way to do it. Really enjoyed the rock scramble and had a nice view at the top. Lots of small streams and waterfalls, and a couple really pretty larger ones. Not too busy on a Saturday afternoon. Trail is pretty well marked - a couple times we ended up off the trail and needed to backtrack to find the blazes again, but if you’re paying attention at the less trafficked/rockier points (very noticeable) you should be fine! We strolled along in no rush and it took us about 3 hours. At normal hiking speed it would probably take me a little under 2. Overall nice hike with some great viewpoints.

Great 8 mile hike. Varied terrain, nice views at the top. At some points - it was difficult to find the trail markers. This trail loop was accurately rated as moderate. Looking forward to hiking it again.

Great hike, so many options to do more if you want.

Awesome trails!

Started on red and finished on white. Nice trail, beautiful water falls. Scramble at the end was tough for the dog going down.

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1 month ago

Did this towards the end of March. Lots of snow still. Recommend good boots. Took the white to blue, orange then red. Blue is a rock scramble. Beuatiful views at the top. Stayed for the sunset, so got caught doing the end of the trail in the dark. Thank goodness for the flashlight app. But you can't top that sky at night. Every bit was worth it. Going again this weekend.

One to avoid when snowy but nice views and varied terrain. Hiked march, the week after a snow storm. Took 4hrs20 (no stops). Phones measured at 8.5miles. Solidly uphill for first hour. Rocky ground + snow throughout made difficult. Lower trails were waterlogged due to melting snow. Many fallen trees on section of long path (green) adjacent to marsh made impassable but possible to skirt around higher up bank.

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1 month ago

Love it, nice and simple, just got lost at the end...(

First trail with this app. Dogs loved it.

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3 months ago

This was my very first hike! I found Reeves to be beautiful and very exciting. This was not a boring trail and even with the snow and ice it was more of a challenge. This was a great adventure!! Would definitely go back!

I took the red trail to orange to blue to white. Slippery in the winter, but totally worth the extra energy to keep from falling. This loop really has a little bit of everything from scrambles to waterfalls.

Best winter hike.
Just don’t forget your microspikes!!

Nice in the winter, only saw a few folks the whole day.

this was a nice hike. you take the white to the blue on white to the orange and then the red on white. we had to double back a couple of times but luckily the map tracking helped get us back on track. the welcome center was closed as were the bathrooms so go before you get to the trailhead if you need to go. would definitely recommend this hike. The hardest part was the blue scramble up the rocks to get to the top but it's not too bad just some climbing to pretty great views.

3 months ago

Great hike on a beautiful January day. Lots of different terrain with some scrambles and great vistas. Definitely a redo.

Did a solo hike here! Looking forward to going back with friends!

Great hike - strenuous - there was a lot of snow and ice when I went - be prepared and careful treading through ice. We came to a point at the end of the hike where it was a straight path of frozen water and had to maneuver very carefully to finish. Amazing visuals and changes in scenery.

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4 months ago

Great trail!!!

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5 months ago

Great trail, not far from NYC. Beautiful Island Pond is en route.

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