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Fall foliage

Easy walk to tower. Only complaint - sometimes when I have gone , you have to contend with teens... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
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Great little walk with a super view at the end!

Nice hike up a dirt road to a beautiful view from the fire tower. It's too bad the walk is along a... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Putnam County, NY
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6 Nov 2018
“Fall foliage”
16 Jul 2018
“Great little walk with a super view at the end!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Easy walk to tower. Only complaint - sometimes when I have gone , you have to contend with teens smoking weed and hanging out in tower.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

Nice hike up a dirt road to a beautiful view from the fire tower. It's too bad the walk is along a dirt/gravel road. But once at the top of the fire tower, the view is wonderful. And thanks to the people who maintain the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank gobytrain99
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Great view from the fire tower! Hike up wasn't difficult. The area around the fire tower is a little cluttered with rather ugly communication towers. we hiked up the trail, which is nice and then we walked down the road. be careful in the parking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Easy to get there trail, about 20 min or even less. The tover is High ! I didn’t event get to the top. The view is breathtaking!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank galaso4ek
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I'm going with five stars, because while this is a short hike on a dirt road, it makes it possible for anyone in the family to make it to the top and enjoy amazing views of the region. The hike goes up for the whole...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank LST2323
Reviewed 22 November 2016

A good hike rewarded with spectacular views of the entire Hudson Valley. It's a shame the miscreants graffiti it repeatedly. Worth the climb for sure.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Cityrider_10
Reviewed 14 September 2016

There are several hiking paths. We decided to take the easy one that is very wide comfortable hike up to the Nimham Mountain fire tower. that the road up as far as you can to the upper parking area. Along the way there are some...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 814charlesl
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Plain and simple just sweet views from up the tower. Easy hike with option of trail or the actual fire road going up. Everyone I have seen there is very pleasant. A little foul language graffiti on the tower. Also a lot of glass around...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank E G
Reviewed 13 April 2016

If you can survive the Gypsy Trail Road, which is no more than pavement on top of the old horse and buggy road, you will be rewarded with a lovely, gentle grade up the tower road to the fire tower and its impressive views. The...More

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank ADKMtnFred K
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