Franny Reese State Park, Highland

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#14 of 19 in Nature in Catskill Region
State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Franny Reese State Park is a 251-acre (1.02 km2) state park located in the Town of Lloyd in Ulster County, New York. The park is managed by Scenic Hudson and is part of the Palisades Interstate Park system.
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  • This is a smallish park on a bluff overlooking the Hudson River on the western shore opposite Poughkeepsie. A white trail gives you a 2-mile loop through beautiful woods, a blur trail takes you up...  more »
  • We were on our way to meeting some friends so we didn't have time to walk the entire 2.5 mile trail that runs along a historic carriage road. I wish we had because I later learned we missed the...  more »
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  • Cool place to go for a short hike. There is a nice overlook of the Hudson river. Nice trails with some steep inclines.
  • Great views of Poughkeepsie and the bridges there. Easy walk from parking lot, or alternatively can walk from under midhudson bridge. I walked my bike both paths. The hike to the viewing spot from the bridge has a step up every few feet so can walk the bike but cant ride. Eventually the views will become more obstructed by trees and weeds down the hill so hopefully every few years they will trim back.

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