Mossy Glen/Jenny Lane/Wawarsing Turnpike Loop

Minnewaska State Park Preserve

One-log footbridge over the Peters Kill on the Blueberry Run Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin One-log footbridge over the Peters Kill on the Blueberry Run Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Foot bridge on the Mossy Glen Trail in Minnewaska. Photo by Daniel Chazin. Foot bridge on the Mossy Glen Trail in Minnewaska. Photo by Daniel Chazin. A cascade along the Jenny Lane Trail in Minnewaska. Photo by Daniel Chazin. A cascade along the Jenny Lane Trail in Minnewaska. Photo by Daniel Chazin. The Jenny Lane Trail in Minnewaska State Park Preserve as it proceeds over Shawangunk conglomerate slabs through pitch pines. Photo by Daniel Chazin. The Jenny Lane Trail in Minnewaska State Park Preserve as it proceeds over Shawangunk conglomerate slabs through pitch pines. Photo by Daniel Chazin.

This loop hike follows the cascading Peters Kill and returns via the historic Wawarsing Turnpike Trail.

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From the kiosk at the rear of the parking area, continue past the gate onto the Lower Awosting Carriage Road. Almost immediately, turn left onto the yellow-blazed Mossy Glen Trail, which passes through an attractive forest of hemlock and mountain laurel. In half a mile, the trail approaches the carriage road, then turns left and descends to the Peters Kill, crossing it on a one-log footbridge...

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