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Best trails in Garrison

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Looking for a great trail near Garrison, New York? AllTrails has 23 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Bear Mountain State Park or Minnewaska State Park Preserve, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Palisades Interstate Park or Mount Beacon Park. Ready for some activity? There are 16 moderate trails in Garrison ranging from 1.1 to 10.3 miles and from 75 to 944 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Garrison
Top trails (23)
#1 - Anthony's Nose, Appalachian Trail, and Camp Smith
Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 42 m
#2 - Anthony's Nose via Camp Smith Trail
Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
#3 - Sugarloaf Hill Trail
Castle Rock Unique Area
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
#4 - Indian Brook Falls Trail
Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 17 m
This is a short hike from the parking lot to a medium-sized (perhaps 30 foot tall) waterfall.Show more
#5 - Appalachian Trail: Albany Post to Bear Mountain Bridge
Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 5 h 54 m
#6 - Lost Pond Trail Loop
Manitoga Preserve
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 51 m
Fun little trail. Very well marked. Have to cross a stream at a few different points so bring your waterproof boots. Trail has some fun rock outcrops and creek for kids to play around. Good trail to teach kids about hiking and outdoor skills.Show more
#7 - Appalachian Trail: Fort Clinton to Dennytown
Hudson Highlands Gateway Park
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Length: 12.8 mi • Est. 7 h 16 m
#8 - Lost Bridge Loop via Blue Mountain Summit Trail
Blue Mountain Reservation
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 37 m
#9 - Sugarloaf Hill from Route 403
Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 16 m
A wonderful, lesser used path to Sugarloaf Hill. The remnants and wreckage from the May 2018 tornado are captivating. The storm had a direct hit on the hill. Highlights include wetlands, forest tornado ruins, split rock boulder, gazebo, and awesome Hudson River Valley views. Show more
#10 - Old Croton Aqueduct Loop
Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 35 m
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