Black Rock to Hogencamp Mountain

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Black Rock to Hogencamp Mountain is a 6.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Southfields, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
6.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1,115 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
1 month ago

Nice hike with varied terrain...thought it was more on the moderate side than difficult. Many places to camp, if so inclined to do so, including a shelter along the trail. Went on a Saturday morning and there was certainly a crowd enjoying the loop. Took the red blazed RD Trail to the yellow blazed Dunning Trail to the aqua blazed Long Path back to the RD Trail...took me around 4 hrs to complete.

walking
1 month ago

Great hike. Went on a weekend day (although it was above 90 degrees) and only saw three other people. Great views and a good workout.

3 months ago

Did this exact hike today. R-D ridgewalk is a favorite. Lots of people and dogs, but certainly not as crowded as Reeves Brook area. Moderate, not difficult

5 months ago

Access road closed in winter.

8 months ago

Good hike. We did white/red middle to Green turn right at Times Square follow green until yellow path again turn right and follow until you see white with red in middle turn left and follow back to start. About 7 miles. This path is nice in all different seasons. Enjoy and be safe.

hiking
8 months ago

Great hike. Awesome views. Solid intermediate hike. Great for families and nature lovers. Went on a weekday. Only saw a family and a couple of people. There is a campsite 1.5 miles into the hike. Camped overnight on a prior hike.

hiking
9 months ago

Great, hike. I would say moderate over difficult, lots of different terrain but really loved all the rocks. Unfortunately i found the hike too crowded for me, for the weekend, so recommend doing it on the weekdays.

walking
9 months ago

Beautiful! Hiked in from White Bar trail. Heavenly!

11 months ago

beautiful. hard but still family friendly. fun rock faces to scramble up

Saturday, July 15, 2017

great trail. great views. not difficult. some moderately step areas. nothing technical. no scrambling. nothing dangerous. good for the whole family and really any hiker

hiking
Monday, July 03, 2017

Really nice variety of flora, beautiful view of the island pond valley

Monday, June 12, 2017

Nice trail with very nice views

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Great hike! Challenging with a lot of variety. You might get a little bit wet.

backpacking
Monday, May 01, 2017

Great hike. Sweet views along the way, changing elevation, shaded by trees, rock ridges. several clean water sources available (at least in April/may) for us & the dog. Did this as an overnight, but didn't stay near the shelters (too many Boy Scout troops!) easy enough to find other quiet spots. Did as a counter clockwise figure-8 hike: Ramapo>Nurian(white)>white bar > Dunning yellow > ramapo> long path > dunning yellow> Ramapo back to car. About 12 miles in total. Took about 5 hours taking our time to complete 3/4 of the figure eight. Took 20/30 mins to get back to the car the next day.

hiking
Friday, February 03, 2017

Kanawauke Rd was closed so we parked down the street a bit at the kanawauke picnic area. We walked about a half mile down the road past the road black and bushwhacked up the unmarked side of black Rock Mountain untill we met up with the trail. These are some of the best vantage points I've ever gotten at Harriman with a very rocky open summit . From the top we continued along to the bald rocks and shelter area which is also very nice . from the Bald rocks we took the yellow trail about half a mile to an unmarked trail that led back to the road we started .

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