Appalachian Trail: NY 301 to NY 52

Postcard-worthy views are plentiful during this 11.2-mile stretch. Bring your camera and snap panoramas overlooking Canopus Lake, the Hudson River Valley, and the Fishkill Plains.
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Postcard-worthy views are plentiful during this 11.2-mile stretch. Bring your camera and snap panoramas overlooking Canopus Lake, the Hudson River Valley, and the Fishkill Plains.

Shelters: RPH Shelter; sleeps 6.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 18.0

Waypoints

WPT001

Location: 41.4525413513184, -73.8376922607422

Leave NY 301 and pick up AT on R

WPT057

Location: 41.4725151062012, -73.8264846801758

Views of the N tip of Canopus Lake

WPT065

Location: 41.5143661499023, -73.7924652099609

3-sided RPH Shelter. Bonus: Pizza delivery available to nearby road.

WPT059

Location: 41.4950981140137, -73.8154296875

Shenandoah Mountain

WPT002

Location: 41.4749870300293, -73.8240737915039

Graffiti of the American Flag in memory of Sept. 11th

WPT061

Location: 41.5009002685547, -73.813232421875

Short AT reroute; follow white blazes

WPT001

Location: 41.5122337341309, -73.7875518798828

Taconic State Parkway

WPT002

Location: 41.5246162414551, -73.7724304199219

Blue-blazed Hosner Mountain Side Trail

WPT003

Location: 41.5297164916992, -73.7689514160156

Blue-blazed Hosner Mtn. Trail

ZZZ055

Location: 41.4533157348633, -73.8364028930664

AT crosses NY 301 at Canopus Lake. Blazes continue W. Clarence Fahnestock State Park. Views of the Canopus Lake; camping NE on road, or continue L on AT. Note: Tough to find white blazes

ZZZ006

Location: 41.5405502319336, -73.7335357666016

NY 52

WPT063

Location: 41.5113830566406, -73.8063201904297

Trail to Shenandoah Tent Area

WPT004

Location: 41.5411491394043, -73.7533645629883

Hosner Mtn. Rd.

rphc1

Location: 41.5143852233887, -73.7924652099609

WPT060

Location: 41.4999351501465, -73.8137359619141

Long Hill Road

WPT064

Location: 41.5155334472656, -73.7936477661133

Stream

WPT062

Location: 41.5065498352051, -73.8130493164062

Cross big electrical wires

DSCF6019

Location: 41.4725151062012, -73.8264770507812

DSCF6022

Location: 41.4725151062012, -73.8264770507812

DSCF6025

Location: 41.4749870300293, -73.8240737915039

DSCF6030

Location: 41.5146331787109, -73.7921981811524

DSCF6034

Location: 41.5143852233887, -73.7924652099609

DSCF6035

Location: 41.5143852233887, -73.7924652099609

DSCF6042

Location: 41.5382843017578, -73.756706237793