South Taconic Trail

HARD 5 reviews
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South Taconic Trail is a 13.1 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 primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
13.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3559 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

wildlife

Directions from Copake Falls, NY: Take County Road 344 east for a mere .7 mile to reach the Bash Bish Falls Trailhead. Follow white blazes downhill and to the west of Bash Bish Trailhead.

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

Great hike for the views. Not much water nearby on the trail. Such as streams or rivers. Bring plenty of water for this hike. The markers are white paint as well. I ended up at Alander Mt. and hiked back in less than three hours.

hiking
9 months ago

Monday, September 05, 2016

Sunday, November 08, 2015

Difficult near top, slippery with dead leaves