Iron Mines Short Loop

Harriman-Bear Mountain State Parks

This hike in Harriman State Park passes interesting remnants of old iron mines.

41.241997, -74.102354

From the kiosk at the northwest corner of the parking lot, bear left and follow the aqua blazes of the Long Path along the north shore of the lake on a rocky footpath through a mountain laurel thicket. After about ten minutes, the trail bends away from the lake, crosses Pine Swamp Brook, and passes by a huge rock ledge to the right. A little over a mile from the start, you'll climb to a...

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October 04, 2014
Went to do this loop in reverse. So started out on the A-SB trail from the north end of the parking lot. It was a quick hike up to a lovely view of the lakes belows.
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August 26, 2012
We were short on time, so we chose this loop for our hike yesterday. It took us 2 1/4 hours, including stopping to let our dogs swim at the end. We had no problems following the directions.
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June 23, 2012
The directions were perfect.  We had no trouble staying on track at all.  They definitely could add a few more blazes but it was pretty straight forward.
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