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Nice hike, great views (but be prepared!)

We discovered this on the HiketheHudsonValley web site, and it looked interesting, so we decided to... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
James W
Somers, New York
A gem

I am a little biased since I live near this mountain and hike it one a week. I am also a little... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
nick s
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Reviewed 10 May 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

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Reviewed 7 September 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

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Reviewed 9 July 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

Thank Justin E
Reviewed 16 March 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

1  Thank Kwalabatu
Reviewed 8 November 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

Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed 31 October 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

Thank Norman S
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

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

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Spectacular views of the Hudson Valley! The hike is strenuous and can take a lot longer then 3 hours. The day I went I didn't finish because it started to rain but I am planning on going back soon. This truly a hike you will...More

Thank Lisseth M
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27 May 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