This 12.1-mile overnight bags a Catskills Peak on the way to your lean-to camp spot.
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This 7.2-mile round-trip hike to the Dutch Doctor lean-to in Harriman State Park takes you right into the wilderness, only an hour outside NYC.
A short hike in the Adirondacks leads to a classic 1900s Great Camp and a smaller, but no less beautiful tent camp.
Ride the train or the bus all the way to the trailhead on these short adventures.
Step off the subway and into a wilderness sparkling with lacy waterfalls and craggy summits—all thanks to the Long Path, a 358-mile work in progress stretching from 175th Street to John Boyd Thacher State Park upstate and linking the Hudson Highlands, Shawangunks, and Catskills. The trail is inching its way to the Adirondacks (72 miles to go), but that’s no reason to delay a visit (or five) to its top-tier bits, all aflame with the fall palette this month.
The 29-year-old autistic man endured some of the year's hottest temperatures.
New York City may be the height of American urbanism, but that doesn’t mean you have to drive for hours to get your wilderness fix. Soaring views over rocky peaks, quiet lakes, steep scrambles, and wildflowers galore await on these nearby trails. The best part? Public transportation hits them all.
All 5 were found quickly and were uninjured.
Neighbors and coworkers said the man had been "acting differently" before his hiking trip.
Officials shuttered the popular trail after erosion made hiking the bluffs too dangerous.
Four miles of new singletrack are in the works at the upstate park.
The project gives rookie campers a free, fully stocked campsite with a Camping Ambassador for one weekend at a New York State park.
The original stretch of the AT in Bear Mountain State Park turns 95 this year.
The Hudson Valley resort will debut five new runs in time for next season.
Resorts from Vermont to New York will remain open past their usual closing dates due to the abundance of spring snow.
The administration is pushing for new rules to bypass a court ruling that blocked new trail construction from Lake Placid to Tupper Lake.
Governor Cuomo announced $3.1 million in funding for the linear park, which will connect neighborhoods for pedestrians and cyclists.
The state grants will fund 21 organizations dedicated to public lands and education.
The New Jersey island has been closed since 2012 and faces a proposal to dump dredge spoils.
The public in invited to comment on March 5 in Queens.
It's the seventh straight year for attendance growth at the state parks.
The land deal includes the acquisition of a new "makerspace" in Willsboro.
Leave the crowds behind: Tackle Mt. Marcy in winter, and it will be just you, the silent mountains, and a whole lot of snow.
The hikers fell in two separate incidents last weekend.
New York's plan also expands snowmobile access, but nixes proposed bike trails and luxury huts.
Ticks--plus bedbugs and stinkbugs--probably survived the Northeast's cold snap.
The proposal includes critical funding for water quality, healthy forests, and access to parks.
The 3-day event features camping, trail running, hiking, yoga, and music.
Food waste, congestion pricing, protection from chemicals, and more top the list this year.
"A Lasting Legacy" profiles a legendary trail volunteer.
The cash will fund terrapin surveys, reef construction, pollution studies, and more on the South Shore.
Renovations will also include new fish displays and interpretive materials.
Summit crowds are overflowing trails and parking lots, trampling vegetation, and worse on Upstate's ever-popular peaks.
The Tupper Triad is a hike up Coney, Goodman, and Arab mountains. Now it's a race, too.
Environmental groups support a change that would allow small projects to circumvent "forever wild" status.
The initiative is a collaboration between developers, conservationists, government officials, and more.
Authorities determine that a family fell 200 feet down one of Zoar Valley's steepest cliffs.
Three of the most popular trailheads in the Adirondacks will be closed over Columbus Day and Canadian Thanksgiving.
New York State DOT and The Nature Conservancy are installing a walkway for wildlife to safely cross under the road.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced a $900,000-plus fund to improve the health of the Hudson River Estuary.