Hook Mountain

Hook Mountain, Rockland Lake State Park (6/4/2006)

This is hike #18 ("Hook Mountain") from the book Day Walker: 32 Walks Within the Metropolitan Area.
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Brown-Headed Cowbirds

Fallen tulip tree bloom

Hudson, looking south to Nyack

Tappan Zee Bridge

Backyards of wealthy Nyack


Straight drop to Nyack Beach State Park

Tarrytown Lighthouse at Sleepy Hollow

Site of abandoned quarry

Lamb's Ears

Long Path along ridge

Fire damage

Remaining walls


Amtrak, sailboats, vulture

Croton Point Park on the Hudson


Rare Hudson Valley cactus

Croton Point



View straight down

Sing Sing Prison


Very steep descent

Ruins of ice industry

Palisades cliffs of Hook Mountain

Sculptures at park ranger's home


Deer at lunch

View to Croton Point Park

On the shore of the Hudson

On Hook Mountain Bike Path

Boulders at foot of mountain

Lady bugs (both can't be ladies)


Marydell Faith & Life Center

St. Francis was a gnome?

Writing a prayer request

Giant skunk cabbage

Upper Nyack trail

Back on the Long Path

View south from Hook Mountain peak

Tappan Zee Bridge


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