Black Rock Mountain and Sphagnum Pond Loop from Mine...

Black Rock Forest

This loop hike climbs to the summit of Black Rock Mountain, with panoramic views, and passes by scenic Sphagnum Pond.

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The hike begins by following the yellow-diamond-blazed Mine Hill Trail, which starts on the opposite side of the road, just beyond the parking turnout. The trailhead is marked by a triple blaze. Follow the trail uphill, steeply in places. Just before a switchback turn, there are views over Schunemunk Mountain, the Moodna Viaduct, the Shawangunks and the Catskills from open rocks. The Mine Hill...

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June 17, 2014
You really need to pay attention if you do this hike. The trails are really overgrown, however, they were well blazed. You may have to move at a slower pace than you are used to.
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