North Beacon Mountain

MODERATE 12 reviews
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North Beacon Mountain is a 3.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Beacon, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and nature trips and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1233 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wildlife

rocky

washed out

historic site

hiking
1 month ago

I agree with the previous reviewer in that the trails have major signs of overuse..erosion, short cuts and litter. Thankfully I did the trail in the early morning and didn't see many souls. Trail gives up a nice incline to get your heart rate going...with a nice payoff of views of the Hudson Valley from the top. Place is oozing with history as one can just try and imagine folks talking the defunct Railway to the top in the early 20th century. Keep in mind that the trailhead parking lot is closed until summer '18.

1 month ago

the sad part about this trail is its so beat from over use. shortcut paths off trail have become stream beds for erosion.. combined w hikers who have little consideration or respect for the outside and nature they are in... makes its new found interest a problem for the trail. last year we walked to the top amid people playing music off their cell phones and one walker flying his drone. was truly sad.

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