Codfish Point Trail

MODERATE 28 reviews
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Codfish Point Trail is a 3.8 mile out and back trail located near Elka Park, New York that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and snowshoeing and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
718 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

snowshoeing

river

views

waterfall

snow

19 days ago

The trail was not marked anywhere as Codfish Point - I followed the blue markers from Platte Clove Preserve labeled Overlook Mountain and used the AllTrails map to figure out when I reached my destination.
Overall a pretty and fairly easy walk. I popped up Indian Head on my way back to make it more strenuous. There are rattlesnakes in this area so be alert.

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24 days ago

Was really muddy and rocks wet, slipped a couple times but view amazing. Worth it!!

9 months ago

Easy hike with a great view! Waterfall trail adjacent was closed

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9 months ago

very rewarding hike. be careful parking your car though. Hunter police were writing parking tickets as we were leaving today.

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10 months ago

Relaxing easy hike. Make sure you turn left onto the yellow trail in the end to get the panoramic view.

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Lovely hike/walk - not strenuous. It took us a little under 2 hrs.

Saturday, September 03, 2016

My first hike and it was a good one! I'm not in shape and found it to be just fine. Loved it! Great view & rest stops!

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Sunday, September 21, 2014

We started the path from the long trail which connects to The Devil's hiking route and other mountain trails. Long path is as the name suggests a pretty long trail but there isn't much elevation gain so overall it's a nice walk through the woods. Before getting to Codfish Point you will pass a rock quarry zone from the 1850s and an area on the left where people made their own furniture using the flat~rocks. Really creative! Then comes a shelter house and lastly (if you want to stop there) codfish point on the left, overlooking the Hudson River. There is a nice handmade stone bench where you can rest a bit and enjoy the view.

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