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  1. Enjoy the Ice Caves and their unique geological features, found in few places on Earth. Finish the day up with a hike through scenic pine forests to finally view 187’ high Verkeerderkill Falls.

    Difficulty
    3 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    67.2 miles
    Duration
  2. This state park on the eastern tip of Long Island offers excellent hiking trails that take advantage of both the beach views and wooded diversity.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    103.6 miles
    Duration
  3. There is a ton to do at this park, with its numerous carriage roads and footpaths for hikes, horseback riding, biking, and trail runs. The beautiful and picturesque Lake Minnewaska is prime for swimming and summer day camp excursions.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    69.2 miles
    Duration
    At your leisure -- there's lots to do here!
  4. The Terrance Pond Loop is a scenic 4.7-mile trail within the Wawayanda State Park, about an hour and a half from New York City.

    Difficulty
    4 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    39.0 miles
    Duration
    There are wonderful points around Terrance Pond to sit and gaze for a few hours too.
  5. Only 1.5 hours away, this hike just outside NYC makes you feel like you are in another world. Whether by car or by the beautifully scenic Metro North train ride, the Bull Hill (and Little Stony Point) trails are a must-see for those NYC-ers seeking an easy day trip out of the city.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    Duration
    Depending on the trails you take up Bull Hill, your day can be short or long
  6. Babbling brooks, rocky hilltop clearings with views of NYC, and even a mini waterfall -- Norvin Green State Forest has a ton to offer those seeking a day trip escape into the wilderness.

    Difficulty
    2 of 5 diamonds
    From Downtown
    Duration
    Lots of trails to wander, so you can make this adventure longer if you like
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