Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Fishkill Ridge

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Snow on Fishkill Ridge
Fishkill, New York
About Fishkill Ridge:
From Scenic Hudson's Land Preservation site:

Fishkill, Dutchess County - The Scenic Hudson Land Trust has protected more than 1,900 acres of Fishkill Ridge, the northern gateway to the fabled Hudson Highlands. This rugged conservation area is home to eagles, falcons and numerous rare species.Scenic Hudson continues its fight to preserve the ridge from desecration by a proposed mining project that would remove 50 million tons of rock during the next 140 years.The site is owned by The Scenic Hudson Land Trust and managed by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.

Features Panoramic views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains. Some of the region's best hiking trails connect to thousands of acres in Hudson Highlands State Park and on historic Mount Beacon.
Fishkill Ridge Trail Map (pdf/301kb)


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