Sunday, February 12, 2012

Parker Cabin Mountain

Harriman State Park
Orange County, NY

Trails:

Victory Trail: Blue blaze
Ramapo Dunderberg Trail: Red blaze
White Bar Trail: White blaze
Triangle Trail: Yellow blaze

Total Time: 1:30 hour
Estimated Distance: 3.1 Miles
Level of Difficulty: Slightly Difficult
Level of Recommendation: Recommended
Points Of Interest: Good views, tranquil

Google Maps of Parking:

View 2012 Winter in a larger map


It was different being back to the east coast after my trip to Arizona. It was a nice winter day in New York, where I hiked this relatively short and tranquil hike. I parked on the trailhead on Lake Kanawauke Rd (County Route 106) and took the Victory Trail for a short distance to the intersection of the Ramapo Dunderberg Trail. I headed south on the Ramapo Dunderberg slowly climbing Parker Cabin Mountain, where there are two very nice views here. From there headed down the mountain to the White Bar Trail, which i took to the Triangle Trail, and then back to the Ramapo-Dunderberg and Victory for the return.

Map of the Route


Staring the Ascent on Parker Cabin Mountain


View on Parker Cabin Mountain.
Facing southeast overlooking Lake Skenonto and Lake Sebago

View from Parker Cabin Mountain.
Facing East towards Jackie Jones Mountain

View from the south lookout at Parker Cabin Mountain.
Facing South.

Another view from the south lookout.
Facing southwest.

Descending Parker Cabin Mountain near the end of the hike.
Looking towards Tom Jones Mountain, facing northeast.

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