Newly Conserved Land Protects the Highlands Trail and Long Path

New York-New Jersey Trail Conference/Open Space Institute


After 10 years of effort, newly conserved land in the Hudson Highlands will protect drinking water resources for Orange County and preserve a scenic natural area from regional development. The Open Space Institute purchased 405 acres of Mountain Lodge property, which will buffer the Highlands Trail and and the Long Path. This will ensure that the land will have long-term success for generations of hikers to come. Read the full article from The Chronicle here.