Tag Archives: Mine Kill State Park

Trail head Long Path to Mine Kill Falls

This is unlike most of the posts we do on this site. Carolyn and I started the day with plans to hike Giant Ledge, but Carolyn’s hip was recovering from a strain and she wanted to stay away from the steeps. So, we decided on Mine Kill State Park which is close to home with easy hiking. For people looking to do a bit of hiking, picnicking, swimming in an Olympic size and kiddie pools,…

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At the Roaring Brook trail head

What makes a hike great for young families? In our experience, it’s the small things. No really, small things. Bugs, cool plants, frogs, caves, water, and some views. Easier the better. Small children don’t care about peak bagging. They’re into simple fun. One of the best things you can do for your young hiker is let them hike. Pick hikes that your child can walk on their own, at least part of the way. Carry them…

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Please note changes in access and rules for hiking and camping in the Adirondacks and Catskills during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please act responsibly during this stressful period. Please read the DEC info carefully. Read more here!