Fishkill Ridge Conservation Area


Southeastern view from Fishkill ridge [Photo by Daniela Wagstaff]


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Park Overview:

A rugged mountain hike with awe-inspiring views of the Hudson Highlands and Hudson Valley.  The Manhattan skyline is visible on clear days off in the distance.

Trail Uses:Hiking, X-C skiing, Handicapped
Dogs:Dogs on leash
Trail Miles:11.5 miles
Park Acreage:1011 acres
Buy Trail Map:East Hudson Trails Map
Trail Conference volunteers maintain trails in this park.
Park Description:

Located in the Hudson Highlands, Fishkill Ridge features rugged, hilly-to- mountainous terrain, bearing scars of glaciation from 12,000 years ago.  Both explore this geological past up close and enjoy some of the most scenic, long range vistas in the NYC region.    

Trails Overview:

In addition to the Trail Conference map, an on-line trail map from Scenic Hudson Land Trust [follow contact information below] describes five trails amounting to 8.1 miles.  A short section of the Casino Trail from the parking lot at Mount Beacon Trailhead is handicap accessible. 

Contact Information:Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve
Region:East Hudson Highlands