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Hook Mountain State Park

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The best walk next to the Hudson!

A great path right along the Hudson River! You can stay on this path until you reach Haverstraw, or... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Valley Cottage, New York
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Spectacular views!

My husband, son and I hiked across from Nyack Beach Park to Hook Mountain. It took us 3 hours. It... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Tarrytown, New York
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7 Nov 2018
“The best walk next to the Hudson!”
8 Oct 2018
“Spectacular views!”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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299 Rockland Lake Rd, Valley Cottage, NY 10989-2905
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

A great path right along the Hudson River! You can stay on this path until you reach Haverstraw, or walk, run or bike a mile or two and turn around! It’s so beautiful and peaceful! It is a state park so there is a charge...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank goldngirl9
Reviewed 9 October 2018

My husband, son and I hiked across from Nyack Beach Park to Hook Mountain. It took us 3 hours. It was harder than we expected but not very difficult. The views were spectacular! This was this Summer and we hope to do it again in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 684luciat
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Great place to hike and awesome views - we take our scouts here once a year! Nice walk along the river to return to the parking area!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Debra H
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

What an awesome and relaxing park to walk in the evening with my husband! Lovely place to relax especially on a beautiful summer evening!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Priscilla C
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Beautiful hiking, walking trail. They do allow bikes but it is a narrow trail so they really do get in the way. Also dog friendly, you need to keep them leashed but a great walk. Carry in , carry out so no garbage cans along...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank mytherapy280
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful spot next to Hudson with parking, access to trails, barbeque. And fabulous vistas. You easily can see and smell the river 10 feet in front and be in a beautiful setting. Always feel better coming here and blood pressure comes down. Love it here.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Allansha
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

It's only 45 minutes away from Harlem and yet it felt far away from the city. The walk along the Hudson shore is peaceful. All you hear is the river lapping gently onto the bedrock and nothing else. You can sit and watch Metro north...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank RebeccaG3450
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Very nice hike, very scenic. There is a biking trail that goes all the way to Haverstraw if your willing to do that. There are nice views of westchester county.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Henry J
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Hook Mountain State Park is a well established park and has been in existence for a very long time. If you are looking for a park with alot of activities "The Hook" is not the place for you. If you are looking for a beautiful...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank John C
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I love this place fir the serene calm that surrounds it on the edge of the mighty Hudson. When in town I often go here for 10 or 15 minutes just to meditate and to take in the natural beauty. Somewhat hard to find at...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Allansha
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