Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Kakiat in the Snow

Kakiat County Park
Rockland Co.,
New York

Hiking Trails:
Old Mill Trail: Blue blaze
Kakiat Trail: White blaze

Total Time: 0:28 hour
Estimated Distance: 1 Mile

Pros: Scenic area in snow
Cons: None
Hike Type: Loop
Level of Difficulty: Easy

Google Maps of Parking:

Map of the Route

Entrance to Kakiat

Mahwah River

Old Mill Trail

Back at the Beginning of the Trail

Sunday, February 26, 2023

Silvermine Lake & Mountain Snow

Harriman State Park
Orange Co.,
New York

Hiking Trails:
Menomine Trail: Yellow blaze
Silvermine Ski Path: Unblazed

Total Time: 1:15 hour
Estimated Distance: 2.2 Miles

Pros: Scenic lake, nice area
Cons: Didn't make it to the view
Hike Type: None
Level of Difficulty: Moderate

Google Maps of Parking:

Map of the Route

Silvermine Ski Area with a Small Amount of Snow

Queensboro Brook

Queensboro Brook Inlet into Silvermine Lake

Silvermine Lake

Menomine Trail

Silvermine Lake from the Menomine Trail

Brook on the Mountain

Trail Start of the Unmarked Trail Ascending Silvermine Mountain

Abandoned Rusting Trail near the Silvermine Summit

Pole and Flag near the Silvermine Summit

Silvermine Mountain Summit Above the Ski Area

Top of the Ski Silvermine Area