Bull Hill (Mt. Taurus) via Washburn/Notch/Brook/Cornish...

Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve

This loop hike steeply climbs Bull Hill, with many spectacular views over the Hudson River.

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From the northern end of the parking area, proceed north on the white-blazed Washburn Trail. In 100 feet, you’ll reach a junction with the blue-blazed Cornish Trail, which continues straight ahead. The Cornish Trail will be your return route, but for now, bear right and continue to follow the Washburn Trail uphill along an old road, once used to access a quarry.


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Trip Reports

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November 09, 2013
This is an excellent outing for the fall, when tempuratures are cool and views are improved after the leaves fall. Conditions were excellent for my day hike in early November 2013.
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April 28, 2013
Great hike - nice to actually stretch the legs - and fantastic views. I took the first train from NYC to Cold Spring - highly recommended as the trail seems to get busy.
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