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blog about long path - Long Path can be a 347 mile-hiking trail that spans through New Jersey and New York. The road runs through Harriman State Park, the Hudson River Valley, the New Jersey Palisades, the Catskills, and also the Minnewaska State Preserve. If you are an experienced long-distance hiker, the road does allow for an entire through trip though it may prove to be difficult in certain areas such as Oc. The trail is more commonly used for day trips or short overnight trips starting and ending at various points around the trail.

The Path

Starting in Fort Lee, about the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge, the road spans north to John Boyd Thacher Park near Albany. Long Path is marked with light blue trail markers that tend to lean towards aqua or teal.

blog about long path problems - Picking the trail up in the Catskills or in Harriman State Park is good if you would like to hike off road. During our report on Long Path, we started our hike away from US 6 Westbound a few miles west with the Bear Mountain Bridge. There exists a sign on US 6 for very long Path that directs you into a small parking lot where one can park your car and unload your gear.

After leaving the parking zone, the path takes you on a moderate climb up Long Mountain. At the top you are greeted with some breathtaking views of the Hudson River and the Hudson River Valley. The top of the hill is committed to Raymond H. Torrey, a hiker who was simply instrumental in the advance of the trail.


long tool blog with solutions - Long Path ranges from moderate to strenuous in difficulty, although Long Mountain away from US 6 is a lot more moderate than strenuous. Hiking through the winter months tends to be harder due to the small patches of ice on the trail. The trail is mostly cleared and at points even lined with logs. Compared to other stretches of Long Path, the section by US 6 is pretty mild in difficulty.