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Wonderful Hike!

This hike is pretty hard, but totally worth it! We took it slow, as we're not avid hikers. We loved... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Holly1114
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Easy Hike GREAT View

While the hike isn't flat, it still is very manageable for all to enjoy. I've been out of the... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Courtney D
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The view at the top is nice but only a small area from which you can see it. The hike is on a wide gravel road - decent workout but not too strenuous. We were thinking it was going to be more of a challenging...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Danielle D
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This hike is pretty hard, but totally worth it! We took it slow, as we're not avid hikers. We loved stopping to look at the water falls, brooks and streams. We were blown away by the view at Prospect Rock.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Holly1114
Reviewed 23 May 2017

While the hike isn't flat, it still is very manageable for all to enjoy. I've been out of the hiking back due to injury for over a year now and I chose Prospect Rock as my first hike back because of it's difficulty level. So...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Courtney D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Assuming you're not hiking with snow or ice, this is a very accessible hike. There is a paved road leading to a small parking area (never seen it full). From there it is a 2+ mile hike up a rather rough gravel road (think they...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Dr_JCO
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This hike is moderate - not long, but lots of rocks and some vertical. The view makes the climb worth it. You can see all of Manchester Valley and the Taconic Range.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Great hike, would be a bit challenging for some people, but certainly worth it. The view was great, foliage spectacular

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Carol D
Reviewed 14 August 2016

At the top of the populated section of Rootville Rd is a small area for parking cars (accommodates about 4 vehicles) From the parking area it is approximately 1.7 miles to the top of the road and it is all up hill. The views from...More

Date of experience: August 2016
10  Thank CTTravelers_too
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