Ninham Mountain Multiple Use Area (Nimham Mountain State Forest)

    Park Overview:

    Attractive trails and a view from the top of Ninham Mountain, draws hikers and mountain bikers alike.

    Trail Uses:Hiking, Mountain biking, X-C skiing
    Dogs:Dogs off leash
    Trail Miles:15 miles
    Park Acreage:1023 acres
    Park Description:

    The Ninham Mountain summit may be it's focal point, but this park has miles of trails for exploration. The trails are suitable for both hiking and biking, so it is very popular with mountain bikers who have few alternatives in the area. This park is also heavily used by hunters in season. 

    Trails Overview:

    There is an extensive trail system, One trail is blazed blue, and another has red markings, other are unmarked. The NY Walkbook outlines one suggested route, and the DEC has a downloadable map.


    In Putnam county 7 miles east of Fahnestock State Park. From the Taconic north, exit east on Peekskill Hollow Rd. to NY 301. Turn right on NY 301 aprx. 3.5 miles to a left on Gypsy Trail Road. There will be a sign and parking area on the right at 2 miles. Just beyond this point, Ninham Mountain Road turns off to the left, which also has limited parking. From Taconic south, exit at NY 301, head east and continue to Gypsy Trail Road.

    Contact Information:New York Department of Enviromental Conservation Ninham Mountain State Forest
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    Region:Fahnestock State Park