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Stissing Mountain Multiple Use Area

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FALL FOLIAGE

I am fortunate enough to live in Pine Plains. It is a beautiful, small,friendly village. The fall... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
brucek916
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Pine Plains, New York
The Tower is at the NORTH end, the MUA is at the SOUTH end

This is slightly mis-listed. Access to the tower at the North end of Stissing Mountain is off of... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2015
Milo T
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Sep 12, 2016
“FALL FOLIAGE”
Oct 2, 2015
“The Tower is at the NORTH end, the MUA is at the SOUTH end”
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

I am fortunate enough to live in Pine Plains. It is a beautiful, small,friendly village. The fall is my favorite time of year here. The colors are beautiful. Just driving around is a pleasure.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank brucek916
Reviewed October 2, 2015

This is slightly mis-listed. Access to the tower at the North end of Stissing Mountain is off of Lake Road. Access to the Multiple Use Area is at the SOUTH end, off of Hicks Hill Road. There is no connection to the tower! People show...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Milo T
Reviewed July 28, 2014

My family & I made this climb 4 times over the past 20 years - once with my baby daughter in a backpack! Going up, not so hard. Coming down, be careful of your footing! Well worth the effort to see 3 local lakes, several...More

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank Bongo_Bass_Man
Reviewed February 15, 2014

It's a moderate hike, not too long with a fire tower at the top. The view is amazing, well worth the drive to Pine Plains. I'm not sure what the other reviewer is referring to as far as the town being xenophobic, about half of...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Gehoff
Reviewed June 9, 2013

Follow your guide maps very carefully, the path diverges countless times and not all of the beaten paths will lead you along the trail. It's a short but steep and rewarding hike if you trace your steps properly. Note: The very second I parked at...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Jeff P
Reviewed November 27, 2012

Hike up to the water tower and be rewarded with the great views. Semi challenging - wear a good pair of boots.

Thank MechaGodzilla
Reviewed August 13, 2012

Grounds well-maintained. Focal point is lake with Big and Little Stissing Mountain behind it. View is Scenic and Serene. Worth the trip. Lake fed by underground springs. Float for swimming and lake for kayaks, rowboats and boats with electric motors and/ or low rotary speed....More

Date of experience: August 2012
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