Distance: 2 miles
Skill Level: easy
Elevation Gain: 100′
Type of Hike: loop
Trail Condition: rocky, trail, woods road
Wow Factor: ends in a playground
How to get there: Use the Bay St lot for this hike. From Route 6, turn left on N Broad Street. Right on Crompond Rd. Left on 2nd St > Union Ave. Left on Bay St. Park in the pool lot at the end
Address to get you close: 808 Bay St, Peekskill, NY 10566
Summary: From the parking lot, head south on green, away from the pool. Pass the blue/7 and brown/9 trails heading left into the park. Follow green downhill about a quarter of a mile, until it dead ends at the yellow intersection at marker 39.
Turn left on yellow. Follow the trail uphill and as it gets close to the stream. Ignore the yellow offshoots into Blue Mountain. At about a mile from the parking lot, turn left on red/ 35.
Follow red north as it passes the brown loop and blue trail to the right.
Turn left on green at marker 31. Follow it west and then north. At the norther end, take an unmarked but well worn path to the blue trail where it connects with the red.
Head left/west on blue until it comes to a parking lot.
Hang a left on red and follow the edge of the pond back to your car.
Grab your snacks and follow the gravel road to the right of the pool. Go pass the fields. The road ends at Pomeroy St. Cross it into the playground. There are picnic tables and restrooms nearby.