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#25 of 176 state parks in New York

Best trails in Taconic State Park

599 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Taconic State Park, New York? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, views trails, dogs leash 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 3 easy trails in Taconic State Park ranging from 1.5 to 10.2 miles and from 672 to 1,433 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Taconic State Park is positioned along the Taconic Mountain Range and offers excellent trail systems in the Copake Falls and Rudd Pond areas of the park. In the winter, enjoy cross country skiing and snowshoeing, as well as trails for snowmobiling.

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Map of trails in Taconic State Park
Park information
Park hours
Monday
dawn - dusk
Tuesday
dawn - dusk
Wednesday
dawn - dusk
Thursday
dawn - dusk
Friday
dawn - dusk
Saturday
dawn - dusk
Sunday
dawn - dusk
Contact
(518) 329-3993
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Top trails (7)
#1 - Bash Bish Falls from Taconic State Park
Taconic State Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 46 m
Bash Bish Falls is a great short hiking trail to the highest waterfall in the state of Massachusetts. The falls are located in Southwestern Massachusetts in the Taconic Mountains of Berkshire County, Show more
#2 - Brace Mountain Trail
Taconic State Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
Two car parking lot, trail starts up gradually and increases in steepness quickly. at .3 miles, it becomes steep near a cascading waterfall. breathtaking! the next 1/4 mile is a bit of a scramble (thoShow more
#3 - Sunset Rock Trail
Taconic State Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h 17 m
Sunset Rock Trail is a 3.9 mile loop trail located near Copake Falls, New York that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird wShow more
#4 - Iron Mine Pond Loop
Taconic State Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 22 m
Iron Mine Pond Loop is a 4.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Millerton, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optionsShow more
#5 - South Taconic Trail
Taconic State Park
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Length: 12.9 mi • Est. 7 h 3 m
South Taconic Trail is a 12.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Copake Falls, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarilyShow more
#6 - Harlem Valley Rail Trail
Taconic State Park
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Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
Harlem Valley Rail Trail is a 10.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Copake Falls, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#7 - South Taconic Trail-North
Taconic State Park
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 4 h 27 m
South Taconic Trail-North is a 8.1 mile out and back trail located near Copake Falls, New York that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, and Show more