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Moreau Lake Overlooks

This is a short hike up to some great overlooks over both Moreau Lake to the east and the Hudson River to the west
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.5 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview :  This is an easy hike appropriate for young children or older parents to get them out into the woods for some nice views. The... more »

Tips:  Directions to State Park:
Take exit 17 off I-87 and take Rte. 9 south just a short distance before turning right onto Old Saratoga... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Trailhead

Find a place to park in this area, either off the road or at the park office parking lot. Across the road from the parking lot will be the start of the trail. You will be starting off on the the Red Oak Ridge Trail which you will follow by looking for red blazes on the trees. Use the gps track in this guide to find the start of the trail.

2. Moreau Lake Overlooks Trail Junction

Here you will follow light blue blazes to the top of the Moreau Lake Overlook.

3. The Overlooks

Great views over Moreau Lake from Palmertown Mountain. Take a look around for views to the west over the Hudson River and a dam as well.