Mt. Beacon Highlights Hike

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Mt. Beacon Highlights Hike

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You haven't hiked Beacon

until you've hiked it like this. 

 

Hike the best behind-the-scenes routes: avoid the crowds and traverse Mt. Beacon's most beautiful woods, complete with a cascading waterfall.

Get your lakeside luxe fix by the Beacon Reservoir on your way to stunning 360-views from the fire tower. 

Enjoy a curated picnic lunch as you soak in the summit before heading down to check out the Mt. Beacon incline railway ruins.

 

Trip length5 hours.  5.5 miles  +  1,450 ft elevation gain.  

Intensity level:  + 1 2 3 4 5 !

Location: Beacon, NY

Group Size: Up to six people (+ Guide!)

Lunch provided.

Choose any Available date (in grey).

*Please review the following before registering:

Details regarding where to meet are sent with registration confirmation.

Larger groups  - please contact us for rates.

 

What to Wear

  • Comfortable shoes w/ good grip on bottom. Waterproof preferred.
  • Clothes you don't mind getting a little muddy
  • Layers! Non-cotton T-shirt or tank + non-cotton long-sleeved shirt &/or sweater
  • Windbreaker &/or Waterproof jacket if there's the tiniest chance of rain
  • Hat &/or sunscreen for sun protection on top of the mountain

 

What We Provide

  • Eco-groovy picnic lunch (as local, organic, & sustainable as possible)
  • Group First Aid & Emergency Kit
  • Knowledgeable, NYS-licensed guide
  • Bug repellant with DEET
  • Sunscreen

What to Bring

Required

  • Daypack or backpack
  • 1.5-2 Liters of water

Encouraged

  • Camera &/or cell phone
  • Binoculars
  • Hiking poles

Getting There

By car: Parking information and detailed instructions will be sent by e-mail upon registration confirmation.

By train: Take Metro North Railroad's Hudson Line to the Beacon station.  The trail head is a 5-minute cab ride from the train station.  Detailed instructions will be sent by e-mail upon registration confirmation.