Hiking In New York

Dated: February 18 2017

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Before you know it, Spring will be here, it’s time to get out and enjoy nature and the fresh air. Get off your treadmill and take to the trails near Rockland County New York.

Bear Mountain State Park has hiking, and biking trails that run through the rugged mountains rising from the west bank of the Hudson River, there is much to see including trailside museums and The Bear Mountain Zoo. Climb to the top at The Perkins Memorial Tower for a spectacular view of the park, Perkins Memorial Drive and Tower is open from April through late November. https://parks.ny.gov/parks/13/details.aspx

Palisades Interstate Park Commission has over 30 miles of marked hiking trails from easy riverside strolls along the Hudson River to challenging rock scrambles up the mighty Palisades. Two main trails, both designated National Recreation Trails, cover most of the 12-mile length of the park from north to south.  Hikers should always check maps before heading out on trails. http://www.njpalisades.org/hiking.html

Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park - Dobbs Ferry New York, in 1968 it became a state historic park, running from Van Courtland Park to the Croton Dam in Courtland. This scenic path winds through urban centers and small communities passing historic sites, preserves, museums. Mostly a walking/running trail, parts are suitable for biking and horseback riding. https://parks.ny.gov/parks/96/details.aspx

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Mary Lovera

For 21 years, I’ve happily worked in the Real Estate industry. Prior to this, I was a schoolteacher. And before that, I grew up in a family business, lived internationally, and worked with people of....

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