Raccoon Brook Hills Trail/Pine Meadow Lake/Diamond...

Harriman-Bear Mountain State Parks

This loop hike at the southern end of the park climbs Raccoon Brook Hill and Diamond Mountain, with several panoramic viewpoints, and runs along cascading Stony Brook and scenic Pine Meadow Lake.

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From the parking lot, head east (left when facing the woods), passing the Visitor Center to the left. You are following the red-on-white-blazed Pine Meadow Trail, which parallels Stony Brook, to the left. Continue ahead along this wide trail for 0.4 mile until you reach a fork. The yellow-blazed Stony Brook Trail, which proceeds straight ahead, will be your return route, but you should bear...

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Trip Reports

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September 06, 2014
I went with my wife 9/3/14 - a weekday We went kind of spur of the moment without looking at a map- just following the directions aboveOur 2nd hike (first hike was evening before)  
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September 29, 2012
The trail was not bad, the scenery was beautiful, but the trail has a good amount of broken glass, garbage, and is absolutely flooded with people.  I enjoy meeting people on the trail, but there were
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September 03, 2012
 I just did this hike this weekend and it was a blast. very challenging but well worth it. must be in shape to do.
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