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Tough but good training!

My friends and I (females, in our 30s) did this hike yesterday as part of our training for... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
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Schunnemunk State Park

1st - its pronounce "Skunny-munk" . There are 3 parking spots that I know of, each on a... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
New Windsor, New York
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I (females, in our 30s) did this hike yesterday as part of our training for Patagonia. Wished I read some of the reviews below so I would’ve been more prepared! We did the same hike as most others—starting from the parking lot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank e26
Reviewed October 2, 2018

1st - its pronounce "Skunny-munk" . There are 3 parking spots that I know of, each on a separate side of the mountain. The one under the train trestle is where George Cloony's car got blown up in the movie "Michael Clayton". Do not climb...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this park and it was stroller friendly! The beautiful views in Hudson Valley made us think we were in Western North Carolina! Hope to visit again!!👍

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathleen757
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We discovered this on the HiketheHudsonValley web site, and it looked interesting, so we decided to give it a go on a fine May morning (and afternoon). Hiking up from the east, you get to see sweeping vistas of the Hudson Valley: really nice views....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank James W
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

I am a little biased since I live near this mountain and hike it one a week. I am also a little reluctant to give it too much praise lest everyone and there mother decides to visit. However, this mountain is has so much too...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

We hiked the 6+ mile round trip up and down the mountain. The hiking directions on hikethehudson website are good, but still it can be easy to lose track of the right way sometimes. This trail is not for beginners, and even for us seasoned...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Justin E
Reviewed March 15, 2016

The Schunnemunk Ridge is a huge mass of rock sticking up out of the eastern Moodna Creek valley. Several trails cross the length and breadth of the ridge. The Jessup trail runs along the ridge north to south. The high point is some 1600' with...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Kwalabatu
Reviewed November 8, 2015

My husband and I came here to hike. As usual, we looked up hikes on the 'Hike The Hudson Valley' website, which in my opinion is the best, most accurate, well described trail guide for the Hudson Valley. We followed a hike that started on...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

If you're looking for a nice place to hike on a weekend, Schunnemunk State Park is about 90 minutes north of NYC. Take exit 16 off the Thruway and head north on Route 32. It's beautiful in Autumn, and the trails are not too challenging....More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank normans43
Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

I love this hike. Been doing it for years during all seasons. Great views of the viaduct down below as well.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Christopher D
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May 26, 2018|
Response from James W | Reviewed this property |
Congratulations on your son's new job! The hike up Schunnemunk is very nice, about 7 mile round trip with maybe 1600ft of total ascent. Probably not very hard compared to the hikes you might be used to in CO, but you'll... More