West Mountain Loop

Peekskill, New York 10566

West Mountain Loop

West Mountain Loop Professional Review and Guide

"The hike along the crest of West Mountain out to the West Mountain Shelter is quite popular for several reasons: The ascent of West Mountain along the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) is not especially steep or difficult, the walk along the ridge passes many excellent vantage points with views in all directions, and the West Mountain Shelter makes a great destination and place for a picnic."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
Trail Type
3-4 hours
623 feet
Trailhead Elevation
1,262 feet
Top Elevation
Bear Mountain State Park, 845-786-2701, nysparks.com/parks/13
Local Contacts
Appalachian Trail Conservancy New York–New Jersey, Maps 1 & 2: Connecticut State Line to New York 17A; USGS Popolopen Lake; New York–New Jersey Trail Conference Harriman–Bear Mountain Northern: Trail Map 119
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Jul 2018