Horse Pond Mountain Loop

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Monksville Reservoir from Long Pond Mountain - Photo by Daniel Chazin Monksville Reservoir from Long Pond Mountain - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This lollipop-loop hike climbs to the summit of Horse Pond Mountain, with panoramic views over the Monksville Reservoir.

41.141167, -74.31602

From the parking area, proceed east for about 200 feet along the south side of Greenwood Lake Turnpike. Just after crossing the highway bridge over Hewitt Brook, you will see the trailhead of the blue-blazed Hewitt-Butler Trail, marked by a triple blaze on a tree. There is also a double (turn) teal diamond blaze for the Highlands Trail. Follow the joint Hewitt-Butler/Highlands Trail, which...

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August 25, 2015
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June 08, 2015
Paragraph 9 above, after you get to Burnt Meadow Road, turn right, the trail was moved, you don't go 200 yards on the road, it's a lot closer, look for the yellow blaze on the other side of the road.
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March 22, 2015
41.141167,-74.316020   This one looks correct so put in main text
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