Bearfort Ridge/West Ridge Loop from Greenwood Lake...

Abram S. Hewitt State Forest

Along the Bearfort Ridge Loop - Photo by Daniel Chazin Along the Bearfort Ridge Loop - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike traverses the Bearfort Ridge, with its unusual puddingstone conglomerate rock, goes through a rhododendron tunnel, passes Surprise Lake, and reaches a panoramic viewpoint over Greenwood Lake

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From the kiosk at the end of the parking area, bear left onto the blue-on-white-blazed State Line Trail, which follows a wide, rocky footpath up Bearfort Mountain. The ascent is moderate at first, and the trail soon levels off. With a private home visible ahead on the left, the trail turns right and soon begins to climb more steeply. Along the way, a switchback has been constructed by Trail...

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May 03, 2021
Significant tree down across trail
During recent weekend hike of newly blazed Pink trail, noticed large and tall dead pine tree (with blaze) has fallen across trail immediately after crossing Green Brook forcing a detour off trail.
May 03, 2021
Great work on the newly blazed trail
We took this trail up from the Stateline trailhead completing Blue to the AT to Yellow to Pink to Green to Blue. The trail crew did a great job re-blazing an historically confusing trail network. Thank you.
December 14, 2020
Hiking Abram Hewitt Forest
Lovely. Not very travelled since it is somewhat new. We enjoyed it.
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