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Breakneck + The Abandoned Cornish Estate

Breakneck, located just south of Beacon in Cold Spring, attracts a lot of hiking traffic despite having a name that implies hiking there will kill you. I wouldn’t consider it a misnomer, either. After a short hike from the side of Route 9D, the vegetation drops away and you face the meat of the trail:…

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Kingston’s Cement Graveyard

The Cement Graveyard is located in East Kingston, which is a bit of a misnomer, since East Kingston is actually North of central Kingston. It’s also a but of a misnomer to say the Cement Graveyard is ‘in’ East Kingston, since the Cement Graveyard isn’t ‘in’ anywhere but the woods. I parked on Railroad Avenue…

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The Secrets of Woodstock Overlook

The first time I hiked the Woodstock Overlook, I went with my friend Colleen and a French guy named Ferenz who produced music for Yoga videos. Ferenz lived at the base of Overlook Mountain, and told us that the Overlook protected its glory: the first time anyone hiked The Overlook, they were never able to…