Breakneck Ridge

Breakneck Ridge

East Hudson Highlands

Hudson Highlands view south from Breakneck Ridge Hudson Highlands view south from Breakneck Ridge Breakneck Ridge - Photo Mike Lee Breakneck Ridge - Photo Mike Lee
41.441641, -73.976459

Often called ‘the most popular day hike in America,’ Breakneck Ridge is a challenging climb in Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve about 90 minutes north of New York City. The trails on Breakneck Ridge test hikers of all ages with steep rock ledges and then reward them with sweeping views of the Hudson River.

TRAIL ALERT: The Breakneck Ridge Metro-North Station will be closed for winter 2019 and will reopen spring 2020.

The 2.8-mile Breakneck Ridge Trail is easily accessible by car via Route 9D and by train from Manhattan via Metro-North...

  • TRAIL ALERT: The Breakneck Ridge Metro-North Station will be closed for winter 2019 and will reopen spring 2020.

  • This is a challenging climb that’s steep in sections....

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