Highland Lakes State Park

Highland Lakes State Park

Woods roads in Highland Lakes State Park - Photo credit: Jakob Franke Woods roads in Highland Lakes State Park - Photo credit: Jakob Franke
41.489375, -74.32679

A very large pristine preserve near Middletown, NY.  No blazed trails, but plenty of informal trails and woods roads.

Highland Lakes State Park is the largest of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission’s undeveloped parks.  There are no amenities; parking is limited.

Geologically, the park consists of a series of low parallel ridges with lakes and wetlands in between. A part of the park near the lakes was known as Camp Orange and was a summer recreation area with many homes. The ruins of the old...

Park Acreage:

3115.00 acres

Municipality:

Middletown

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Contact Information

Web Link:

OPRHP-NYS Parks

Phone:

(845) 786-2701

Fees:

None

Dogs in park:

Dogs on leash

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Trip Reports

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July 31, 2020
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highland lakes
I enjoy the space but it is very confusing because other than the long path. There aren't any trail blazes. I have been to this park 3 times and every time I come a different way then I go in because of the lack of blazing. Very frustrating!!!
ctroth58
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