New York September 29, 2017
The One Hikeable Lake In New York That’s Simply Breathtaking In Fall
Even though New York has been experiencing some unusually warm fall weather, our foliage is still beginning to make appearances and get closer and closer to peak season. You may already have your favorite go-to spot in our state to view these beautiful colors that Mother Nature creates, but there’s one easy hike that everyone can take to get a look at our stunning scenery. Keep reading to find out where we’re talking about!
Down in Ulster County on the Shawangunk Ridge, there's an easy hike that's spectacular to experience during the fall season.
A 2-mile loop that takes you around Lake Minnewaska, the short but sweet trail gives you a gorgeous look at the area's unique terrain and scenery.
Part of Minnewaska State Park Preserve, the park sits at over 2,000 feet above sea level and gives you never-ending views of the Gunks and Hudson Valley region.
The loop trail is one that's quite easy, a great hike for all skill levels of adventurers that will get outside amongst our gorgeous foliage.
The trail is generally used March through November and is dog-friendly, just one of the over 50-miles of hiking trails that you can find in the preserve.
Opening up at 9AM every day, you can come and explore the trail around Lake Minnewaska all throughout the year but there's no better time than now!
There are lots of advantages to going hiking during New York's fall season. You won't have to deal with the scorching heat while you hike, less bugs are out and about and you'll even find your favorite trails to be a bit less crowded. So if you've been looking for a waterfront hike that will give you an unforgettable view of our foliage? Then it's time you go hiking around Lake Minnewaska.
To find out more information,
How to get here:
5281 Route 44-55 Kerhonkson, NY 12446
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