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They Shoot Horses Don’t They….

or….WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, THE TOUGH….FALL OVER. Descending one of the steeper, rockier parts... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kiama, Australia
Nice rest spot on your way to Break Neck

There are many well worn paths to the top of Break Neck Ridge. I enjoy the one that goes past Mt... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
New York City, New York
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

or….WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH, THE TOUGH….FALL OVER. Descending one of the steeper, rockier parts of this trail, my arthritic knees (worn out from too much jogging back in the days of no shoes/bad shoes) are killing me. They give up the challenge and down...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

There are many well worn paths to the top of Break Neck Ridge. I enjoy the one that goes past Mt. Taurus (Bull Hill). It provides a nice spot for a break and a view and it is much less traveled and crowded than the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Did this hike on a sunny Sunday. Bull Hill(Mount Taurus) can be a bit challenging at times so it's much better suited for older children(teens) and adults. The views at the top of the Hudson River and Valley are beautiful! You can see Breakneck and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 606sud90
Reviewed 7 October 2018

I had trouble figuring out exactly how we were going to get to the trailhead from the train station when I was planning the trip from our home in NYC, so I'll just start by saying it's a short walk to the trailhead from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank bwnyc
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Hiked to Bull Hill in the East Hudson Highlands with my wife and brother-in-law. It was steep in some parts and rocky in others but the views are wonderful. It would be a good family hike with older children (say 11 and up). Parking was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

This was an awesome hike with fantastic views. I think it may have taken us 2hours tops to view of the Catskills and climb the steepest of hills. They have many routes within the Hudson River Valley, I'll be shooting for a tougher one next...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Briyonah
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Had a wonderful hike up to the top of Mount Taurus and back down – I'm a strong legged but inexperienced hiker, and I found this to be just the right level of difficulty, which is to say, not difficult at all from a real...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank N333B
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