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Trails around Gateway National Recreation Area

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Prospect Park Trail Loop
Brooklyn, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 4.8

Palisades Interstate Park via the George Washington Bridge
Inwood, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 19.9

Dyckman Hill/Carpenter's Grove Loop
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 3.9

Huyler's Landing History Loop
Alpine, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 4.8

Steamboat Landing and Crabbing Bridge Loop
Laurence Harbor, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 6.4

Peanut Leap Cascade into Giant Stairs
Northvale, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 4.2

Peanut Leap Cascade
Northvale, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 2.7

Rockleigh Woods/Lamont Reserve
Northvale, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 2

High Mountain Preserve Loop
North Haledon, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 8.1

Rockwood Hall Short Loop
Sleepy Hollow, New York

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 1.3

Thompson Park Big Loop Trail
Whittingham, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 2.4

Cold Spring Harbor State Park Out-and-Back
Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 4.2

Griggstown Grasslands
Ten Mile Run, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 2

Vista Loop
Mahwah, New Jersey

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 3.2

Old Croton Aqueduct - Dam to Briarcliff
Croton-on-Hudson, New York

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 15

Pyramid Mountain-Kakeout Reservoir Loop
Boonton, New Jersey

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 10.5

Pyramid Mountain Loop
Boonton, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 3.5

Meyer Preserve Full Perimeter
Armonk, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 5

Anthony's Nose to Bear Mountain Bridge
Fort Montgomery, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 6

Pine Meadow Lake Loop
Sloatsburg, New York

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 6.6

Diamond Mountain
Sloatsburg, New York

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 5.2

Harriman State Park Loop
Sloatsburg, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 7.3

Ramapo Torne
Sloatsburg, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 4.9

Bear Mountain Loop
Fort Montgomery, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 11.2

Bear Mountain Loop
Fort Montgomery, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 3.7

Mt Defiance
Ringwood, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 2.2

Split Rock Loop
Lake Telemark, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 11

Hawks Watch via Wildcat Ridge Trail
Lake Telemark, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 6.6

Merestead County Park
Mount Kisco, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 4.6

Bear Mountain-Harriman Loop
Fort Montgomery, New York

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 21.5

Norvin Green Highlights
Wanaque, New Jersey

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 7.1

Butler Sanctuary
Mount Kisco, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 5.4

Westmoreland Sanctuary
Bedford, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 5.4

Popolopen Gorge - Timp-Torne Loop
Fort Montgomery, New York

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 4.3

Hogencamp Mountain
Thiells, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 6.2

Harriman / Bear Mountain State Park Loop
Fort Montgomery, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 7.4

Makamah Nature Preserve
Fort Salonga, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 2.6

Tuxedo - Ramapo Torne - Dutch Dr loop
Sloatsburg, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 13.6

Stockbridge Mountain
Harriman, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 4.7

Clayton Park Loop
Shrewsbury, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 4.4

Zofnass Preserve Perimeter
Pound Ridge, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 5.9

Hoffman Park Loop
Clinton, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 3.6

Lemon Squeeze, Bowling Rocks, and Valley of Boulders Loop
Harriman, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 10.1

Sterling Forest Fire Tower Loop
Greenwood Lake, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 7.4

Washburn/Nelsonville/Undercliff Loop
Cold Spring, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 6.6

Cornish/Brook/Notch/Washburn/Undercliff Loop
Cold Spring, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 7.5

North Point Loop
Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 5.4

Storm King Mountain
Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 2.4

Breakneck Ridge Bypass
Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 2.8

Bearfort Ridge and Surprise Lake
West Milford, New Jersey

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 7.8

Buckabear Pond Loop via Bearfort Waters - Clinton Trail
Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 7.8

Terrace Pond North - South Loop
West Milford, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 10.7

Breakneck Ridge to Sugarloaf Mountain Loop
Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 6.1

Black Rock Forest: Northern loop plus some diversions
Firthcliffe, New York

Difficulty: Expert Only

Length: 6.3

Stillman-Bluebird Loop
Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 4.9

Mahlon Dickerson Highlights
Lake Mohawk, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 10.7

Rock Trail (RT) Loop
Pound Ridge, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 7

Point Mountain Loop
Washington, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 2.9

Point Mountain Reservation - North to South
Beattystown, New Jersey

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 6.4

Schunnemunk Mountain State Park
Woodbury, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 8.1

Mount Beacon South Summit
Beacon, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 2.5

Schunnemunk Highlights
Beaverdam Lake-Salisbury Mills, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 6.2

Three Lakes Trail - Appalachian Trail Loop
Brinckerhoff, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 8

Wiccopee-Fahnestock Loop
Brinckerhoff, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 7.6

Jessup/Highlands/Long Path Trail
South Blooming Grove, New York

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 10.5

The Highlands Trail - NJ Section
Raubsville, Pennsylvania

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 129

Mount Nimham Fire Tower
Lake Carmel, New York

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 1.4

Godfrey Pond Loop
Georgetown, Connecticut

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 1.3

Appalachian Trail Boardwalk to Warwick Turnpike Shuttle
Vernon Valley, New Jersey

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 8.8

Pinwheel Vista Out-and-Back
Vernon Valley, New Jersey

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 7.4

Hemlock Hills
Ridgefield, Connecticut

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 2.3

Pine Mountain
Ridgefield, Connecticut

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 4.1

Silver Lake and Observation Platform
Bristol, Pennsylvania

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 1

Peace Valley Nature Loops
New Britain, Pennsylvania

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 3.5

Historic Smithville Park and Smith Woods
Mount Holly, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 3.1

Crater Lake and Hemlock Pond
Crandon Lakes, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 3.2

Stokes State Forest Loop
Crandon Lakes, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 11.1

Stony Lake to Sunrise Mountain
Crandon Lakes, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 8.9

Rattlesnake Swamp - AT Loop
Hardwick, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 4.8

South Stokes Loop
Crandon Lakes, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 10.7

Orchard/Hamilton/Pioneer Loop
Hardwick, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 6.4

High Point State Park Highlights
Sussex, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 8

Appalachian - Iris Trail Loop
Sussex, New Jersey

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 10.3

Buttermilk Falls, Crater Lake, and Hemlock Pond Loop
Crandon Lakes, New Jersey

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 7.2

Appalachian Trail to Observation Platform
Sussex, New Jersey

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 2

Mt. Tammany Summit
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 3.4

Sunfish Pond via Mt. Tammany Fire Road
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 10.9

Appalachian Trail - Fox Gap to Columbia Gas Pipeline
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 5.5

Mount Minsi Loop
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

Difficulty: Intermediate

Length: 5.2

Lenape Ridge Loop
Port Jervis, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 7.9

Hornbecks Creek Trail
Pocono Ranch Lands, Pennsylvania

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 2.1

Two Ponds Loop
Pocono Ranch Lands, Pennsylvania

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 1.5

Sky Top Tower via "The Trapps"
New Paltz, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 7

Bonticou Crag Route
Stone Ridge, New York

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 2.3

Minnewaska Lake Carriageway
Kerhonkson, New York

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 1.6

Gertrude's Nose Loop
Kerhonkson, New York

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 6.5

Zoar Trail
Oxford, Connecticut

Difficulty: Difficult

Length: 6.4

Best of Cliff Park and Raymondskill Falls
Milford, Pennsylvania

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 6.2

Cliff Park Loop
Milford, Pennsylvania

Difficulty: Easy/Intermediate

Length: 2.7

Ice Caves
Ellenville, New York

Difficulty: Easy

Length: 3.5