Bull’s Bridge

Difficulty: 3 to 7 out of 10 (depending on how far you choose to go)
Distance: 5.1 miles, Up-and-Back
Approximate roundtrip time: 1.5 hours (to Anderson Memorial Bridge and back), 3.5 hours (total) to add all three overlooks, too
Total ascent: 421 ft
Max elevation: 368 ft above sea level
This hike is for you if: You want to ogle a cool old covered bridge, stroll along a raging river and possibly climb a mountain for some pleasant views (that last part is quite optional). Also, you don’t mind sharing your outdoor experiences with lots of other people.

Falling Waters Preserve

Difficulty: 3 out of 10 (short hike with a few rolling climbs)
Distance: 2.7 miles, Loop
Approximate roundtrip time: 1.5 Hours
Total ascent: 399 ft
Max elevation: 150 ft above sea level
This hike is for you if: You like cascading waterfalls, river views and beautiful countryside. If that doesn’t apply to you, the Poughkeepsie Galleria might have some good sales going on right now.