New York City: Bald Rocks to Hogencamp Mountain

Bag the best views withing 50 miles of Manhattan on this 6.5-mile loop along open ridges and bucolic forest trails in Harriman State Park.
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Bag the best views withing 50 miles of Manhattan on this 6.5-mile loop along open ridges and bucolic forest trails in Harriman State Park.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 9.7

Waypoints

BRH001

Location: 41.2302742004394, -74.1398391723633

Ramapoo-Dunderberg Trail (white blaze with red dot) heads E from parking lot

BRH002

Location: 41.2355804443359, -74.1408081054688

R @ T at ridgetop on Ramapo-Dunderberg Trail

BRH003

Location: 41.2424468994141, -74.1328048706055

Bald Rocks Shelter on R; good camping; water in gulley below shelter

BRH004

Location: 41.2446975708008, -74.1325378417969

R @ 4-way onto Dunning Trail (yellow blazes); expansive views in old burn area

BRH005

Location: 41.2406311035156, -74.1225509643555

Straight @ 3-way

BRH006

Location: 41.2438087463379, -74.1178665161133

L @ 3-way onto Long Path (blue blazes); watch for old mine to L just after junction

BRH007

Location: 41.2514991760254, -74.1198196411133

L @ 4-way onto Ramapo-Dunderberg Trail (white blaze, red dot)

BRH008

Location: 41.249095916748, -74.1283569335938

L @ T; stay on Ramapo-Dunderberg Trail

BRH009

Location: 41.2446975708008, -74.1325378417969

R @ 4-way onto Dunning Trail (yellow blazes); same as waypoint 4

BRH010

Location: 41.2460708618164, -74.1369094848633

L @ T at creek (don't cross); join White Bar Trail; stay L on White Bar @ next Y

BRH011

Location: 41.237434387207, -74.1465682983398

L @ 3-way onto Nurian Trail (white blazes); cross stream; climb to waypoint 2 and return to car