• Mike on Red Wing Recreation Area: Indeed, Mike, navigating this park isn't the most straightforward experience. The closest I've found to an official map of this area is the photo posted at the bottom of the "Background" section above, which I uploaded at full resolution in case that might help at all. That trail map used…
  • Mike on Red Wing Recreation Area: So glad to hear that these directions were helpful, KellyNYC! Glad you had a nice day out there, thanks for the kind feedback!
  • Mike on Red Wing Recreation Area: That is such a bummer, Dave! Thank you for the heads-up -- I've posted a warning at the bottom of the "Background" section above based on your input. Appreciate you spreading the word about the new rule to help others avoid the disappointment at the trailhead. Thank you!
  • KellyNYC on Red Wing Recreation Area: Nice hike and steeper than expected! I didn't see many red trail markers, but your directions were crystal clear. This is a nice spot when you don't want a full fledged hike, but a nice walk in the woods with some steepness.
  • Hila on Bear Mountain State Park: Such a nice guide! We did this trail. With our twin daughters who are almost 3. It was... an experience :P especially the scramble up the Major Welch rock faces with the kids on our backs. we picked up cans and bottles around the trail going down to the inn…
  • Mike on Castle Craig: Hi, Jessica! That’s a bummer - sorry you didn’t have better luck yesterday. Here’s the info I have posted in the “Background” section above: “There’s a gate at the entrance road to Castle Craig that is locked from Nov 1–May 1. (Hikers park at Hubbard Park, so that gate isn’t…
  • Jessica on Castle Craig: When dose it open for u to drive up there cuz I went yesterday and it was closed to drive up I wonder y ???
  • Henry Alicandri on Sam’s Point: Hi all, I wanted to let you know that at Sam's Point Reservations Required Weekends and Holidays May through Oct. https://newyorkstateparks.reserveamerica.com or through the call center at 1-800-456-2267
  • angela on Frequently Asked Questions: I download the site to my phone at home, while I still have service.
  • angela on Harriman State Park: Lemon Squeezer to Lichen Trail: We did this hike yesterday. Take seriously how closely you need to follow the trail guide. I found it exciting to make sure we didn't mess up. The marks are there, they're just not in plain sight! I found it fun even though did miss two trail switches by about…
  • Olivine on Minnewaska II: Gertrude’s Nose: Hi, Can you recommend some day hike tours to Gertrude’s Nose (or the like) from NYC please? I am arriving in NYC on 3/5 and leaving on 13/5. Thanks!