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Castle Point Trail hiking

New York, United States

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Castle Point Trail ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Castle Point Trail?

Castle Point Trail is a moderate hike located in Bear Mountain State Park in New York. The hike offers beautiful views of the Hudson River and the surrounding mountains. The trail is well-marked and easy to follow. It's a great hike for all skill levels.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-74.2539274
41.7109479

What are the coordinates and address of Castle Point Trail?

Castle Point Trail
Castle Point Trail, New York 12589, USA

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Starting Point

The Castle Point Trail is located in the Hudson Highlands State Park in New York. To get to the start of the trails, take the Bear Mountain Parkway to the junction with Route 9D. Take 9D south for about 4 miles and turn left onto Route 301. The entrance to the park is about 1 mile down 301 on the right.

Why visit Castle Point Trail

The Castle Point Trail is a great place to visit if you're looking for a scenic hike with plenty of photo opportunities. The trail winds through the woods and offers lovely views of the Hudson River. You'll also pass by the ruins of a castle, which makes for a particularly interesting stop on the hike.

Is Castle Point Trail in New York a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the family's individual interests and abilities. However, Castle Point Trail is a good place for hiking and nature exploration, so it could be a good option for families who enjoy those activities.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Castle Point Trail in New York are hiking, biking, and fishing.

1. Hiking: The Castle Point Trail is a great place for a hike with beautiful views of the Hudson River.

2. Fishing: The Hudson River is a great place to fish for trout, salmon, and bass.

3. Boating: The Hudson River is a popular spot for boating and fishing.

4. Picnicking: The Castle Point Trail offers several great spots for a picnic lunch.

5. Wildlife Viewing: The trail is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, rabbits, and birds.

Where to eat?

1. The Boilery- This Cajun restaurant is located in a small town near Castle Point Trail and is known for its delicious seafood.

2. The Diner- This classic American diner is a great place to stop for a quick meal near Castle Point Trail. They serve up all your favorite diner classics, from burgers and fries to pancakes and waffles.

3. The Chinese Restaurant- This small, family-owned Chinese restaurant is a hidden gem in the area. They serve up some of the best Chinese food around, and it's a great place to go for a cheap and tasty meal.

4. The Italian Restaurant- This cozy Italian restaurant is a great place to enjoy a romantic dinner or a family meal. They serve up classic Italian dishes like pasta and pizza, as well as some more unique options like rabbit ragu.

5. The Mexican Restaurant- This authentic Mexican restaurant is the perfect place to go for a taste of Mexico right near Castle Point Trail. They serve up delicious tacos, burritos, and enchiladas, as well as some tasty margaritas.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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