Northeastern Hudson

Dutchess, Columbia, and Rensselaer Counties

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Bash Bish Falls

  • Location: Copake Falls
  • Distance: 1.5 miles, option to add Iron Works
  • Skill Level: easy, good for little walkers
  • Type of Hike: out-and-back
  • Wow Factor: 60′ waterfall

Copake Iron Works

  • Location: Copake Falls
  • Distance: 1 mile, option to add Bash Bish
  • Skill Level: easy, good for little walkers
  • Type of Hike: out-and-back
  • Wow Factor: preserved iron works

Dover Stone Church

  • Location: Dover
  • Distance: 1.5 miles option for more
  • Skill Level: easy
  • Type of Hike: out-and-back
  • Wow Factor: 30′ waterfall inside a cave

Madam Brett Park

  • Location: Beacon
  • Distance: 1.5 miles, option for more
  • Skill Level: easy
  • Type of Hike: out-and-back, lollipop
  • Wow Factor: wide waterfall and long boardwalk

Mount Beacon

  • Location: Beacon
  • Distance: 2 or 4 miles
  • Skill Level: difficult
  • Type of Hike: out-and-back
  • Wow Factor: amazing views, climbable firetower, and self-satisfaction

Nuclear Lake

  • Location: Pawling
  • Distance: 4.45 miles
  • Skill Level: easy to moderate
  • Type of Hike: lollipop
  • Wow Factor: views of the lake