Hiking the Hudson

Hudson Valley Hiking Near Peekskill

Explore the best hiking spots near River Outpost Brewing Co.

Enjoy the Hudson Valley to the fullest. Check out some of the local hikes that we love to go to. Plan a nature trip to Westchester, Orange, and Dutchess County and then enjoy some River Outpost after!

Hiking Trails Near Peekskill, NY. Click to view more nearby trails on Google maps.

Blue Mountain Reservation


Being about a 8 minute drive away from River Outpost, Blue Mountain Reservation is the perfect local to hike! This Park has several trails that intersect each other, which can cause some confusion, so we highly recommend getting a map prior or during your visit. The trails range from a 3-mile loop to a 12-mile loop, depending on which you pick. Great for trail walking, biking.

Address for GPS:
Blue Mountain Summit Trail Head, Blue Mountain Reservation
Cortlandt, NY 10567

Anthony’s Nose

Anthony’s Nose is a 2 mile in-and-out moderately difficult trail located near Peekskill, NY. It has beautiful vistas of the Hudson river with a glorious view of the Bear Mountain Bridge at the peak. The trail is very popular so get there early!

Anthony’s Nose Trailhead
171-143 Bear Mountain-Beacon Hwy
Garrison, NY 10524

Anthony’s Nose II Trailhead
Bear Mountain Bridge Rd
Cortlandt, NY 10567


Arden Point


Arden Point is a 4 mile system of easy trails located in Garrison, NY. There is not much of an elevation gain but perfect for trail running or a family walk. Lots of pretty places to sit by the Hudson River and think about what your going to eat at River Outpost! About a 15 minute drive from Factoria.

Garrison Train Station
33 Lower Station Rd
Garrison, NY 10524

Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain Trail is a 4 mile loop located in Bear Mountain State Park. Certain parts can be difficult so bring lots of water and pace yourself! Beautiful views at the top along with the Perkins Memorial Tower. Take the beautifully crafted stone stairs back down which are also part of the Appalacian Trail! Another popular spot so plan ahead and get there early.

Address for GPS:
99 Service Rd
Tomkins Cove, NY 10986


Peekskill RiverWalk

Peekskill RiverWalk - Peekskill Landing Park

photo credit: Dr. Bill Ruth

The closest trail to River Outpost Brewing Co. is none other than the Peekskill RiverWalk itself! What makes this ~2 mile walk so unique is that it connects four of Peekskill’s riverfront parks, allowing people to stroll from Charles Point Park all the way up to Peekskill Landing Park.

Enjoy the sighting of the Bear Mountain Bridge from the Charles Point Park next to River Outpost, as well as the scenic views of the Hudson River throughout the RiverWalk.

Stops on the Peekskill RiverWalk (in order from River Outpost Brewing Co. to Peekskill Landing Park)

Charles Point Park
1 John Walsh Blvd
Peekskill, NY 10566

Peekskill Bay Greenway
Travis Point
Peekskill, NY 10566

Riverfront Green Park
36 Hudson Ave
Peekskill, NY 10566

Peekskill Landing Park
Peekskill, NY 10566

Mount Beacon

Located about 30 minutes north of River Outpost, Mount Beacon is a must when you are visiting the Hudson Valley. You start off on the Casino Trail (a roughly 2 mile loop), which is a steep, zigzagging incline all the way up to the ruins of the Mount Beacon Incline Railway and the Beacon Fire Tower. Be sure to bring some water and a snack, and don’t be shy about taking frequent breaks! While this trail is short, the climb is difficult; however, the views are worth it.

Mount Beacon Scenic Hudson Parking Lot
788 Wolcott Ave
Beacon, NY 12508

Mount Beacon via Casino Trail - Carriage House Ruins