Short, easy hiking trails wind through High Falls Conservation Area to one of the most spectacular waterfalls in New York.
This route to the wonderful scenic lookout on Anthony’s Nose is gentler than the classic route from the north.
This new route to Red Hill Fire Tower is a little longer and tougher than the classic route, but so much sweeter.
The delightful Vernooy Falls hiking trail leads to one of the funnest spots in The Catskills.
An easy walk leads to a spectacular payoff: Bash Bish Falls — Massachusetts’ highest waterfall.
Delightful hike, sometimes steep, but a very rewarding payoff from Hadley Mountain Fire Tower.
This super-scenic loop hike is so easy and so enjoyable.
This is the quickest route to Plateau Mountain’s summit. A side-hike down Daley Ridge brings you to a second amazing scenic lookout.
The Shavertown Trail offers a steep hike to a wonderful lookout, with a break in the middle at a sweet pond with its own view.
A very short hike with a very big pay-off.
A very short and very fun hike to one of the most popular Adirondack waterfall destinations.
Want a deep Catskills experience without the angst of a rigorous mountain hike? These are the hikes for you.
One of my favorite post-hike hacks is to have a clean pair of socks and shoes waiting for me back at the car. It’s so amazing. Here are ten fantastic ways to treat yourself after a big day.
Storm King Mountain from Cornwall-on-Hudson has better parking and quieter trails — and you still get all the same incredible views.
Super scenic and super sketchy — this is the funnest and most popular day hike in New York’s Hudson Highlands.
Shaupeneak Ridge 936.5 acre park contains almost 10 miles of easy trails, suitable for easy hiking, kayaking, fishing, trail running, picnicking, and excellent mountain-biking.
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