Iron Mines Loop #3 (Northwest/Lemon Squeezer)

Harriman-Bear Mountain State Parks

A hiker at the Lemon Squeezer - Photo by Daniel Chazin A hiker at the Lemon Squeezer - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike traverses the ridge of Surebridge Mountain, passes by the historic Greenwood and Surebridge Mines and climbs through the narrow Lemon Squeezer.

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Towards the southern end of the parking area, you’ll notice a triple blue blaze, which marks the start of the Lake Tiorati Trail. Proceed uphill on this trail to the ridge of Fingerboard Mountain, following the old route of Arden Valley Road for part of the way. At the top, turn left on the joint Appalachian Trail (A.T.) (white)/Ramapo-Dunderberg (R-D) Trail (red dot on white), which follows a...

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Trip Reports

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August 05, 2013
I just did this hike (August 2013) and really enjoyed it! There's so much interesting terrain and so many interesting things to see.
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Manning Krull
June 05, 2012
The description of the Bradley Mine interested me so, this morning I hiked from the Tiorati parking lot to the mine.  There are two trails that lead up to the mine.  Both of them are across the road f
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March 23, 2012
Did this hike on February 26th with some snow on the ground. Judging by the tracks easily visible there was much less people than wildlife out there which is preferable most of the time.
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