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Western Ridge Trail (Orange) hiking

Hudson Valley, New York, United States

By lydia.crawford

Western Ridge Trail (Orange) Statistics

What are the activities at Western Ridge Trail (Orange) ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Western Ridge Trail (Orange)?

The Western Ridge Trail (Orange) in New York is a moderate-level hike that offers stunning views of the Hudson River Valley. The trail begins at the entrance to the Mohonk Preserve, and winds its way up a ridge that offers beautiful vistas of the Shawangunk Mountains and the Hudson River. The hike is about 4.5 miles long, and takes about 2-3 hours to complete. The trail is well-marked, and includes a number of switchbacks that make the ascent a bit easier. Hikers should be sure to bring plenty of water, as there is no source of drinking water along the trail. The Western Ridge Trail is a great option for hikers looking for a challenging but rewarding hike.


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Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-74.1187785
41.3983616

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Western Ridge Trail (Orange)
Western Ridge Trail (Orange), New York, USA

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Starting Point

The Western Ridge Trail (Orange) is located in the Harriman State Park. The park is located in Rockland and Orange counties in New York.

Why visit Western Ridge Trail (Orange)

The Western Ridge Trail (Orange) in New York is a great place to visit because it offers beautiful views of the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains. The trail is also a great place for hiking, biking, and bird watching.

Is Western Ridge Trail (Orange) in New York a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since Western Ridge Trail (Orange) in New York can be enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. However, it is important to remember that the trail can be quite challenging in some areas, so hikers should be prepared for some steep climbs and rocky terrain.

Things not to be missed

Near Western Ridge Trail (Orange) in New York, the best activities include hiking, biking, and bird watching. A bref description not to be missed would be the beautiful views of the Hudson River Valley.

1. Hiking the Western Ridge Trail (Orange) in New York. This is a great hike for experienced hikers with a good level of fitness. The trail offers stunning views of the Hudson Valley.

2. Visiting the Bear Mountain Zoo. This zoo is home to a wide variety of animals, including bears, wolves, and cougars.

3. Going for a walk or bike ride on the Bear Mountain Bridge. This bridge offers stunning views of the Hudson River and the surrounding mountains.

4. Taking a hike in Harriman State Park. This park is home to over 200 miles of hiking trails, making it perfect for hikers of all levels of experience.

5. Visiting the Dunderberg Mountain Fire Tower. This tower offers amazing views of the surrounding area.

Where to eat?

1. The Boil

2. Dumpling Man

3. Xi'an Famous Foods

4. Chengdu Taste

5. Golden Sichuan

6. Joe's Shanghai

7. Xi'an Famous Foods

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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