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This was a nice impromptu hike. Don’t be surprised if you don’t see any amazing views. Just a walk in the woods. The trail is not properly marked but there’s signal in the area, so no losing track. I recommend it if you’re in the area, but I probably won’t go back.

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blowdown
muddy
1 day ago

Typically very clean however after last night storm, there are some small branches/limbs down. Will clear later today.

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muddy
rocky
1 day ago

Awesome hike, some areas were super muddy but overall the view was worth the climb.

Great trail. Major Welch side of it is quite steep and plane rocks that you need to climb or come down on! Be careful and at times it feels scary but that is the point of being in a wooded areas and hiking a mountain. Will make you feel so. Enjoy. Don’t take dogs on it even if it says so! I would not recommend it.

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off trail
rocky
scramble
1 day ago

The first 4 miles are easy the last part is steep! Make sure to Navigate that part carefully and hike over the summit to the scenic photo point on the map. On the way down a hike partner broke her ankle. I recommend to BE CAREFUL! It can be slippery.

hiking
1 day ago

Entry was $28 PER PERSON to park in the Mohonk preserve. We chose to park on the side of the road, down the hill.

Beautiful. Can sort go get boring along the way because a lot of it is just dirt path. Very wide paths though which is awesome.. The pier is beautiful. See a lot of people fishing. Bathrooms along the way which is great. The goats are adorable in the beginning! They have goats and chickens. Went to the top where you can see the shadows of city buildings!!! So cool. Although the top is a little swamp like and very very VERY buggy. Got like 15 mosquito bites through my leggings. There are turtles and ducks in the water up there!

Such a great trail! Clean, open, beautiful, bathroom along the way. Leads you to a beach. Beautiful.

hiking
1 day ago

Great trail with beautiful view. Close after Columbia weekend

Rainy day turned to peeks of blue sky. We were the only vehicle in the main lot and had the trail to ourselves. Beautiful colors even without the sun. : )

hiking
2 days ago

Beautiful, well maintained, easy to follow trail. Went mid-week so parking not a problem.

Amazing trail, the views at Sam’s Point were breath taking & spectacular. The trail leading to the Ice Trail was a totally different view that I have never seen before. Beautiful shades of red along the way against the shrubs. The trail to the Ice Caves was AMAZING, and made this one of my all time favorite hikes. The trail was winding, rocky, ladders, boards and the spectacular vibrant yellow leaves made the forest come alive. Definitely pack a snack and hang out on a rock after the caves and enjoy the views. Totally recommend this trail.

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muddy
2 days ago

great place for a hike. lots to see.muddy in spots. the bridges are in rough shape

This is a great fun trail. Love to go when the the leaves are turning to see the foliage. You must go to the many overlooks and sit on a rock and take in the amazing views.

hiking
2 days ago

Nicely kept wide trails!! There were some steep inclines, but there were also various resting benches and swings!! Very inviting!!

hiking
2 days ago

Well maintained and well marked. The fall colors are stunning! Several bridges over areas that must get muddy in spring. Small stream, water was very low. Overall a very nice trail and the dogs loved it.

hiking
2 days ago

Great trail with beautiful views and amazing rock formations. Best to go off season or during the week to miss the crowds.

Beautiful trail, well-maintained and well-marked - it is easier to park at the upper trailhead and walk down to the viewing platform and then down to the lower falls , rather than trying to park at the lower falls and walking the road to the trailhead. The upper trail head is in Palenville a short drive away. Would also suggest not going on a weekend if possible - it’s very, very busy at both trailheads.

hiking
2 days ago

My go to trail near my house. Great trail with a beautiful lake and gorgeous waterfalls - the trail around the lake is long - about 4 miles, but not much elevation - can be buggy in the summer, and muddy after a rain, but all in all a great walk in the woods.

Great trail, should probably be moderate as it is all uphill and very steep at the top, but the views of Silver Lake and Taylor Pond are worth it. Good parking at the trailhead and much less crowded than the other popular trails.

Standard pine barrens hike - I doubled back a few times to take some side trails so don’t go by my time.

Nice hike, shoulder of road is wide enough to allow for several vehicles to park at the trailhead. The road splits the hike about evenly allowing you to bail on the second half and just wall the road back to your car.

hiking
2 days ago

Spectacular 360 view at the end of a relatively easy trail - some rocky stretches, and the elevation gain is gradual.

Amazing view for very little effort. Easy flat and fast, just bring waterproof shoes.

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rocky
2 days ago

hiking
2 days ago

Pretty easy, some minor inclines. Perfect for kids and dogs.

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