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It walked the "Overlook Trail" which is 1.75 miles and probably a climb of about 7 to 800 feet, so one has to be fairly fit. The view at the top is quite spectacular. Make sure you bring a bottle of water as I didn't...More
My husband and I have been traveling up to the Fishkill and Newburgh, NY area for years and have never explored the region much until our last trip, 11/11-11/13/16. With a little Google searching for hiking I found Fishkill Ridge. We are so happy we...More
The parking is easy to find via GPS just past 36 Sunnyside Road. I recommend this hike for people who are fit. I wouldn't bring children under 10 years old as there are plenty of lose rocks and it is steep!
We decided on a whim to check this trail out. It was a very hot day so we loaded up on water and set off. The trail was very well marked and user friendly. We had a great hike with lots of scenic views. We...More
We used the NY/NJ Trail Conference guide to a 6.8-mile hike starting at Pocket Road in Beacon. (White trail to yellow to blue to backtrack on white.) We were out for about 5 hours, including some chats with fellow hikers and rest/lunch stops at vistas....More
There are many hours of trails in this area and we trekked through at least 6 of them. Beautiful, almost untouched trails through dense woods and mountain ridges...just be athletic and ready to sweat. Head up to the reservoir for a picnic lunch--it's very pretty.