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Great preserve and great views, terrible map

This is a truly beautiful preserve and you will not be disappointed when hiking around here. What... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brooklyn, New York
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Easy day trip from NYC

My partner and I like to invite friends up to Peekskill to hike. It's a quick 1 hour long ride on... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
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Welcher Avenue, Peekskill, NY 10566
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a truly beautiful preserve and you will not be disappointed when hiking around here. What you will be disappointed with is the way the trails are marked and how they do not correspond much with he map provided at the entree of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This county park consists of 1,583 Acres. It's mainly used by mountain bikers, but we had a terrifically exhausting time going up hills, down valleys, climbing granite boulders, glacial erratics and rock outcroppings.  The air is clean and the view is beautiful.  The wooded trails...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank emilymaehood
Reviewed August 27, 2018

A nice farely quiet park ona sunday off the beaten path in peekskill with kiddie and picnic areas and hiking. Accessible by metro-north Train from NYC to Peekskill and then a 20-30 minute walk to the park or can catch a quick ride and use...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Shmuel B
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

It was an impromptu outing and wanted to go to some places I’ve never been before. This place is great. It’s more for soft hiking with some elevations depending on which trails you take with beautiful surroundings. It felt like we were a million year...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cxcartist
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Many trails with different levels of difficulty. The trails are well kept and not strenous. Worth a good trail walking practice ground. Comfortable seating and picnic areas near parking.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jai B
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

My partner and I like to invite friends up to Peekskill to hike. It's a quick 1 hour long ride on metro north that goes along the Hudson. Once you arrive to Peekskill, there's a free shuttle that will take you to the blue mountain...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank BeLikeWater311
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Free for no drivers. Easy to get by train. We took the Metro North in Grand Central Station in NYC. Easy hiking trails. Beautiful wooded hills and views of the Hudson river. They have a nice map that guides you through the different trails. We...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Linitof
Reviewed March 23, 2017

As it is very close to home, I go Blue Mountain's Shooting Range. What I like about this facility is that they take, what can be an intimidating, activity, and turn into a safe, informative, fun sport. Every member and range officer that I have...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Jedi-Bob
Reviewed July 26, 2016

This place has archery outdoor range, rifle range, shotgun and pistol ranges. It is conveniently located in Northern Westchester county, and reasonable to boot.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank sonny2571
Reviewed June 24, 2016

These trails are well maintained, technical, difficult, but also great to learn on. Not too many people but you do pass friendly dog-walkers and families on a stroll.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Amanda C
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Steven C
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Response from BeLikeWater311 | Reviewed this property |
The shuttle driver tries to be there in the weekends every time there is a train arriving from NYC