Sugarloaf Mountain and Breakneck Ridge Trail

Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve

Sugarloaf Mountain and Breakneck Ridge Trail - Hudson Highlands State Park - Photo: Daniel Chazin Sugarloaf Mountain and Breakneck Ridge Trail - Hudson Highlands State Park - Photo: Daniel Chazin Sugarloaf Mountain and Breakneck Ridge Trail - Hudson Highlands State Park - photo: Daniel Chazin Sugarloaf Mountain and Breakneck Ridge Trail - Hudson Highlands State Park - photo: Daniel Chazin Sugarloaf Mountain and Breakneck Ridge Trail - Hudson Highlands State Park - Photo: Daniel Chazin Sugarloaf Mountain and Breakneck Ridge Trail - Hudson Highlands State Park - Photo: Daniel Chazin

This loop hike steeply climbs to several panoramic viewpoints over the Hudson River, gaining a total of about 2,000 feet in elevation.

41.448177, -73.980626

At the parking area, you'll see a triple-yellow blaze that marks the start of the Wilkinson Memorial Trail, which you will follow for the first half of the hike. The trail begins to climb on a winding woods road, passing a stone foundation to the right. After about a third of a mile, the trail briefly leaves the road to cross a stream. The climb back to the road is rather steep, but the grade...

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Trip Reports

rate experience
October 26, 2017
3
Not the best I've done
Easily accessible with Metro North. The first half of the trail is a pretty steep climb, the second part is less strenuous but crowded. There are several nice views over the Hudson river, but you can always see some houses and buildings.
Marie from France
June 21, 2017
0
Trailhead coordinates have been corrected

The trailhead coordinates were indeed incorrect (they were on the opposite side of the river!) but they have now been corrected.

Daniel Chazin
June 20, 2017
0
Trailhead coordinates are wrong
It appears the coordinates for the trailhead do not match up with where the trailhead actually is.
bromli
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