Hudson Valley Hiking Tour


$30 for REI Members

$50 for non-members

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  • Fitness level 2 Easy Active
  • Skill level 1 Beginner
  • Minimum age 10
  • Group size 12 people

Beloved by locals and admired by adventurers nationwide, the Hudson Valley offers pristine wilderness, invigorating hiking and beautiful examples of human history. On this hiking series through the historic Hudson Valley, we'll explore the hills and valleys that make up this well iconic landscape while keeping an eye out for the critters that call this area home. Through each hike in this series, we'll explore different viewpoints, historical sites, and regions of this local treasure. Along the way, we'll share some hiking tips and offer insight into the region's history and ecosystem. This hike is perfect for those with a bit of prior hiking experience, as you'll need to feel comfortable walking on steep and uneven terrain. We love these hikes, and are pretty sure you will too!

  • Explore local historical hikes in the Hudson River Valley with REI's professional instructors
  • Learn natural and human history of the area
  • Learn tips and tools to make your hiking more comfortable and enjoyable.

What to bring with you

Map image of Bear Mountain State Park NY

More directions and information

Please be aware that the timing of this course does NOT correspond with the Short Line Bus Schedule. Once on Seven Lakes Drive, take the second entrance on the right, and drive to the parking lot closest to the Skating Rink and the Merry-Go-Round. Meet participants by entrance to Merry-Go-Round