Taconic Lowlands

Non-mountain locations of interest.

Peak Details

Height:  500ft  (152m)

Range:  Southern Taconics

Level:  Easy

Scenic:   Yes 

Trail Type:  Fully Trailed

 Taconic Lowlands Hiking Trails & Hikes

Poets’ Walk on the Hudson

Poets’ Walk Park on the Hudson River

An inspiring trail that leads to a large pavilion with impressive views.

Dover Stone Church in Dover Plains, New York

Dover Stone Church

Dover Stone Church is a short, easy, highly-memorable hike — and an absolute delight.

hikers sitting around high falls convervation area waterfall

High Falls Conservation Area

Short, easy hiking trails wind through High Falls Conservation Area to one of the most spectacular waterfalls in New York.

 Taconic Lowlands Topography

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Taconic Lowlands Information

Welcome to some of the most delightful and accessible hikes in the Taconic Lowlands — Dover Stone Church, Poets’ Walk, and High Falls Conservation Area. Ferncliff Forest is coming soon!

Nestled in the serene beauty of the Taconic region, these trails offer the perfect blend of gentle adventure, stunning natural scenery, and fascinating geological features, making them ideal for family outings and nature enthusiasts of all ages.

The Taconic Lowlands are not just about accessible trails; they’re a journey through time. The area’s rich geological history unfolds in the ancient rock formations, cascading waterfalls, and lush greenery that define these landscapes. At Dover Stone Church, for instance, hikers can marvel at the awe-inspiring cave and waterfall that tell a story millions of years in the making.

Poets Walk, with its meandering paths and inspiring Hudson River vistas, is a testament to the natural beauty that has inspired artists and writers for centuries. It’s a place where families can connect, and individuals can find a moment of peace and creative inspiration.

The High Falls Conservation Area offers a spectacular display of nature’s power and tranquility with its impressive waterfall – a serene spot perfect for picnics, photography, and simple relaxation.

These hikes in the Taconic Lowlands are not just trails; they’re gateways to exploring the beauty and tranquility of nature. They are perfect for introducing children to the joys of hiking, offering a gentle yet rewarding outdoor experience.

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