Castle Point Trail - Longer Loop

Ramapo Mountain State Forest

Ruins of the Foxcroft mansion - Photo by Daniel Chazin Ruins of the Foxcroft mansion - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike runs along the shore of Ramapo Lake and climbs to the ruins of an old stone castle and tower.

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Cross to the east side of Skyline Drive, where a triple-white blaze on a telephone pole opposite the parking area marks the start of the Todd Trail. Follow this white-blazed trail as it winds downhill on a rocky footpath and then ascends from a shallow ravine. In half a mile, the trail turns right onto a woods road. Follow the white blazes as they bear left onto another woods road, soon...

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Trip Reports

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August 09, 2016
Unfortunately, during the past year, vandals have removed blazes from portions of the Todd Trail.  Thanks to the efforts of our dedicated volunteers, the missing blazes have been replaced.
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Daniel Chazin
July 05, 2016
Hiked this trail for the first time 7/3.  As you near the end of the first 1 1/2 miles, the white blazes are gone.  There are several well-worn paths that all lead to Skyline Drive, but not sure which
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June 14, 2016
Hey all! Took this trail yesterday with a friend and had a lovely time- until we hit the point where the blazes were removed/blacked out.
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