Raccoon Brook Hills Trail/Cascade of Slid Loop

Harriman-Bear Mountain State Parks

Along the Raccoon Brook Hills Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin Along the Raccoon Brook Hills Trail - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike at the southern end of Harriman State Park follows several picturesque streams and climbs to views of Torne Valley and the New York City skyline.

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From the parking lot, head east (left when facing the woods) on the broad red-on-white-blazed Pine Meadow Trail, passing the Visitor Center on the left. In about 300 feet, you'll notice a white-blazed trail that leaves to the right. Turn right onto this trail, known as the Reeves Brook Trail, which follows a woods road uphill. Soon, the trail begins to parallel Reeves Brook, which is to the...

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Trip Reports

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January 06, 2016
Did this loop today and what an amazing day to do it. Very quiet and the weather was amazing.
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March 25, 2015
The new map still looks a bit confusing to me, but as I've done this hike 3 times before I will just trust the written directions & my memory to follow the route.
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Purple Octopus
March 25, 2015
The hike description is correct as written.  You are not reading the map correctly.  The bridge that is out is the bridge that carries the Kakiat Trail over Stony Brook.
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Daniel Chazin
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