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    15 Of The Absolute Best Hiking Spots Near New York City

    You don't have to travel far to find a nature-y escape from the city.

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    1. Breakneck Ridge

    2. Anthony’s Nose

    3. Bonticou Crag

    view of a white rocky cliff surrounded by lush trees over Mohonk Preserve

    4. Suffern-Bear Mountain

    5. Pine Meadow Trail

    6. Old Croton Aqueduct Trail

    water flowing down rocks underneath a bridge in the New Croton Reservoir

    7. Lake Skenonto Loop

    8. Carpenter’s Loop

    9. Arden Point and Glenclyffe

    10. Storm King Mountain

    Looking at the Hudson River valley from the rocky top of Storm King Mountain. Mount Beacon and breakneck ridge are across the water.

    11. Mount Beacon Trail

    12. Stairway to Heaven Trail

    13. Gertrude's Nose Trail

    a man walks back towards land from the edge of a rocky white cliff; a forest of trees with fall colors lies beneath

    14. John Muir Trail

    15. Ken Lockwood Gorge Trail

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