Sunday, October 29, 2023

Ramapo Reservation Fall Loop Hike in Rain

Ramapo Valley County Reservation
Bergen Co.,
New York

Hiking Trails:
Pond Loop Trail: Silver blaze
Vista Loop Trail: Yellow blaze
Ridge Loop Trail: Blue blaze
Reservoir Loop Trail: Pink blaze

Total Time: 1:15 minutes
Estimated Distance: 2.5 Miles

Pros: Scenic Lakes, Nice Waterfalls
Cons: None
Hike Type: Figure Eight Loop
Level of Difficulty: Easy but difficult in the rain

Google Maps of Parking:

Mahwah River

Scarlet Oak Reservoir

Looking Towards Hawk Rock

Pond Loop Trail

Ridge Loop Trail

Waterfall from the Ridge Loop Trail

Trail Intersection

Small Cascades Along the Brook

Signs at MacMillan Reservoir

MacMillan Reservoir

MacMillan Reservoir Dam

Small Waterfalls along the Brook

Ramapo Valley Waterfalls

Bridge Across the Brook

Scarlet Oak Reservoir

Friday, October 27, 2023

Lake Skanatati Pine Swamp Mountain Fall Hike

Harriman State Park
Orange Co.,
New York

Hiking Trails:
Long Path: Green blaze
Arden-Surebridge Trail: Red blaze

Total Time: 0:50 minutes
Estimated Distance: 1.3 Mile

Pros: Scenic Lake, Nice Views
Cons: None
Hike Type: Backwards Lollipop Loop
Level of Difficulty: Slightly difficult

Google Maps of Parking:

Map of the Route

Lake Skanatati

New Stone Crossing at the Swampy Area on the Long Path

Painter Capturing the Fall Scenery

View from Pine Swamp Mountain

Lake Askoti from the Arden-Surebridge Trail

Descending on the Arden-Surebridge Trail