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19 days ago

great little hike to start off the holiday weekend. trail is very well marked. view from the top is amazing!

Basic, but well maintained trails. The trails are an easy hike, and are built to ATV width. This is a great place for a quick run/outing with the family.

1 month ago

Million dollar view for such a local kid friendly hike. I also saw a fisher king here once.

3 months ago

easy trail, nice view from firetower

Such a good little trail! I saw so many dogs and I fell in love with each one. This trail is definitely an ankle breaker if you don’t watch your step. Overall a beautiful/leisurely walk

4 months ago

Had a lovely time here! I am driving across America in my VW camper so I am always looking for places to park for free and be close to nature. We climbed up the fire tower and cooked breakfast & coffee up there on our little stove, such a wonderful experience.

5 months ago

Short easy hike with a wonderful firetower payoff!! Enjoyed it very much even though it was April and felt like mid February. Also in addition to the 360 degree views from the tower I saw 2 Barred owls!!

11 months ago

Nice short hike with a very nice reward at the top. The 360 degree view from the top of the fire tower is worth it. Great short hike for kids.

Nice easy hike with small ups and downs. a few wooden bridges that cross a small stream. There are parking lots / trail heads at either end of the green trail.

11 months ago

There's a great fire tower to climb. Bring bug spray!

Monday, September 11, 2017

Spectacular views from the tower!

Monday, September 04, 2017

Great hike. Not too difficult. The view from the fire tower was beautiful!

Saturday, September 02, 2017

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Great hike for limited time. Awesome views!

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Easy 15 minutes up and 15 back just ok if your hitting fire towers other than that kinda a waste with the Catskills around

Friday, June 16, 2017

Great trail for a quick hike and a little exercise. Ferns cover the forest floor, shelter and fire tower at the top. A little hike with a bit of everything.

Muddy this time of year but still a nice relaxing hike with great view

Sunday, April 09, 2017

This is an easy quick hike. Beautiful views from the tower. Trail was flooded in a few spots.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

has anyone gotten to this trail using Engel Road?

Friday, February 24, 2017

Quick, fun. Very icy & muddy on an unseasonable 70 degree February day - spikes would have helped a lot. Still only took around an hour and a half. More wildlife tracks than human, and great views from the tower!

With the snow and ice I did lose the trail a few times in the middle. Keep a good eye. Nothing cool about getting lost on a mile-long trail!

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Very enjoyable easy hike. My dog loves it here. A great pond with a ton of beaver activity.

Monday, November 07, 2016

easy, nice, beautiful view:)

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Very easy trail. Nice view from fire tower.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Pleasant spot for a relatively short, varied hike, with the option to extend your hike exploring all the side trails. The meadow portion of the trail is lovely and the view from the picnic tables overlooking the beaver pond is quintessential bucolic splendor.

**** There was a TON of bear scat along the main trail this August. Just something to be mindful but not afraid of. It's always a good idea to do a little bear encounter refresher.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Beautiful beaver pond! Lots of active beavers! We brought our puppy. Very Great Walk! Lots of benches

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Nice trail with lots of benches here and there to take a break. Good scenery too. No problem for kids either.

Sunday, July 03, 2016

Perfect for 6 and 9 year olds!

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

I love this trail, my family and I use it atleast 2-3 a week during warm weather months. It is great for dogs. There is a small pond located near the top of the trail, by the firepower. There is also a cool campsite area with a lean-to and a fire pit if you are looking to camp. I have not explored any of the side trails yet, just the main foot path.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Good hike! About 45 minutes from Delmar. 2 miles round trip. Cool fire tower.

Great trail! Very muddy after it rains thought

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