Appalachian Trail

Sterling Forest State Park, New Jersey

Elevation Gain7,643ft
Trailhead Elevation1,165ft
Elevation Min/Max651/1395ft
Elevation Start/End1165/1165ft

Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail is a hiking trail in New York and New Jersey. It is within Appalachian National Scenic Trail and Sterling Forest State Park. It is 15.5 miles long and begins at 1,165 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 31.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 7,643 feet. The Appalachian Trail parking and Mount Peter (elevation 1,214 feet) and Bellvale Mountain (elevation 1,332 feet) can be seen along the trail.

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"Trade the concrete canyons of Manhattan for the lush slopes around Greenwood Lake. As one of the most spectacular and challenging treks in the greater New York area, this short but demanding piece of the Appalachian Trail is ideally suited for seasoned hikers who crave views."

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Trail Information

Sterling Forest State Park
Nearby City
Sterling Forest State Park
Village of Greenwood Lake Recreational Park
Local Contacts
USGS Greenwood Lake, NY; New York-New Jersey Trail Conference Sterling Forest Trails Map 100
Local Maps

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Nov 2018