Distance: 3.5 miles
Skill Level: easy
Elevation Gain: 150′
Type of Hike: loop
Trail Condition: trail, rocky
Wow Factor: better than being stuck inside
Note: trails are unmarked
How to get there: From 52 or I84, head east on 311. Turn right on 22 South. Make the first left on Birch Hill Rd. Follow until it comes to a T-intersection. Right on Stage Coach Rd, follow for almost a mile. Two parking areas will be on the right.
Address to get you close: 1-137 Stagecoach Rd, Patterson, NY 12563
Summary: The trail starts on a blacktopped area that turns to a grassy road. Using your map, follow the path through the fields and hang a right at the fork and head north. Loop around south.
At the next intersection, go straight (skip the trail heading straight right/west). Follow the trail south for about half a mile and loop around north.
At the next fork, turn right, following the outside perimeter.
At the next fork, head left/north. You’ll follow this up to the grassy fields. Turn right on the trail you came in on to head back to the car.
Dogs: under voice control