Scenic Trail to Jupiter's Boulder

Black Rock Forest

Mineral Springs Waterfall in Black Rock Forest. Photo credit: Amber Ray Mineral Springs Waterfall in Black Rock Forest. Photo credit: Amber Ray Jupiter's Boulder on the Scenic Trail in Black Rock Forest. Photo credit: Amber Ray Jupiter's Boulder on the Scenic Trail in Black Rock Forest. Photo credit: Amber Ray

The Scenic Trail on the west side of Black Rock Forest is a very rewarding out-and-back hike option for moderate effort. Co-aligned with the Highlands Trail, it’s a 1.35-mile (each way) trek that packs in a magnificent seasonal waterfall, diverse habitat, and views that stretch to the Catskills.

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Black Rock Forest in Cornwall, N.Y., features dramatic topography, numerous lakes and streams, and a high diversity of species and habitat, making it a valuable place for research opportunity as well as hikes. Located just north of Harriman and west of Storm King state parks, it functions as a 3,914-acre “living laboratory” dedicated to advancing the scientific understanding of the natural...

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October 22, 2020
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No parking
No parking was available anywhere. This is an unfriendly town and it seems that the residents do not want hikers.
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