Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River

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  • June 22, 2017
    We took the yellow trail which was considered the easy trial. If you are not fit this isn't so easy ,lot's of rocky terrain. Better off with a hard soled boot not a sneaker. Love the nature views but ...  more »
  • May 5, 2017
    My friend & I rode our horses into WPR last weekend. Wonderful place to wander, breathe fresh air, chat with hikers, be away from traffic, blacktop, motorized vehicles. I'd advise bringing a trail map...  more »
  • April 21, 2017
    I have been hiking ward pound Ridge for two years now. It's a great way to get exercise and stay healthy. And the trails seem to change with each season, which keeps the scenery varied. I have seen so...  more »
  • June 19, 2017
    Nice place to hike if walking in the forest does it for you. The trail maps are very good, all the trails I saw were well marked, and all the intersections are numbered both on the trail and on the map, so finding your way is a snap. I visited the Indian Rock Shelter, which was nice, and the old fire tower at the peak. The fire tower is gone so don't expect a panorama view there. I also camped here once which was a good experience overall.
  • June 20, 2017
    Beautiful park with short hiking trails suitable for our 4-year old. The tent sites were spacious and far apart from each other. One drawback was we didn't have phone service which made it difficult for us to find a grocery store to buy food and firewood... will plan appropriately next time.
  • June 28, 2017
    A fine place for a family day hike offering many trails if easy to moderate difficulty, and fine views,.The extensive, trail network is exceptionally well-marked, in fact it might well be the best mapped and blazed trail network I've ever used. That makes it a snap to change your plans, to lengthen a hike if you have the whim, or to cut your walk short if you need to. Kudos to the folks who mapped and marked the trails.
  • April 8, 2017
    Large open park area with camp grounds. Reservations required for camping. Walking trails and open fields. Pet friendly.
  • June 11, 2017
    Nice little trails calm place nice when you want to get out the city

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