Wonder Lake State Park, located at 1498 Route 301, Carmel, NY 10512 in Putnam County, was converted from a 1920's summer home in the town of Patterson and is now a hiker's delight of 8.6 miles of marked trails. Walk on what were once bridle trails around scenic Wonder Lake in this 1133 acre area. Get in touch with nature around the 3-acre Laurel Pond.
"Take the Highlands Trail, a trail established in NJ and in NY west of the Hudson River that is expanding to eventually traverse 4 states – Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. Experience the first segment in Putnam County. When completed, the Highlands Trail in NY and NJ will extend over 200 miles from the Connecticut border to the Delaware River. The route will connect major scenic attractions in both states."
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Clarence Fahnestock State Park, Putnam County
Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park offers an excellent range of activities for outdoor enthusiasts. This 14,086-acre park boasts hiking trails, picnic areas, scenic campgrounds, and abundant opportunities for boating, hunting, fishing, birding and many more activities for kids of all ages.
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