Hikers taking in the view from the summit of High Tor - Photo by Daniel Chazin Hikers taking in the view from the summit of High Tor - Photo by Daniel Chazin An outcrop of diabase rock just below the summit of High Tor - Photo by Daniel Chazin An outcrop of diabase rock just below the summit of High Tor - Photo by Daniel Chazin View over the Hudson River from the summit of High Tor - Photo by Daniel Chazin View over the Hudson River from the summit of High Tor - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This hike climbs to the summit of High Tor, with panoramic views.

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One of Rockland County's best known landmarks, High Tor offers outstanding views of the Hudson River and the town of Haverstraw below. During the Revolutionary War, beacons were placed on the summit to alert the Colonists of approaching British troops. 

High Tor is composed of diabase (commonly referred to as “trap rock”), which was much in demand for use in construction during the...

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March 05, 2015
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An alternate route
You can also park on County Route 33 in the designated parking area (DO NOT block the gate or you will be subject to a ticket and fine)and make it a little longer hike which will give you two other viewpoints. The first would be from the Power lines and the second would be from "Little Tor" Although this hike would be around 6 miles in total, it is relatively easy and a very popular part of the Long Path. There is no major climbing, just a nice long peaceful trail :)   https://maps.google.com/maps?client=safari&oe=UTF-8&ie=UTF-8&gl=us&q=hig...
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