Garrison School Forest

Garrison School Forest

View from the South Redoubt - Photo by Daniel Chazin View from the South Redoubt - Photo by Daniel Chazin
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Parkland owned by a school district with hiking trails open to the public and historically important Revolutionary War ruins. 

The Garrison School Forest with contiguous NYS parkland contain the ruins of two Revolutionary War forts – the North Redoubt and South Redoubt – which once were part of the outer ring of defenses of Fortress West Point, across the Hudson River.  Once owned by Beverly Robinson, a Loyalist who moved to England during the Revolutionary War, the 181 acres of the Forest were donated to the Garrison...

Park Acreage:

181.00 acres



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Garrison School Forest


(845) 424-3689


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September 30, 2019
School Forest Historical Hike
Relatively easy hike with some rewarding views of West Point from a Revolutionary era Redoubt. Trails are part of the local school forest, and look out for several Eagle Scout projects on the route.
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