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A listing of scenic overlooks that are not accessible by driving.
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Scenic OverlooksThe Rock Garden

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The waymark is on part of the Minnewaska State Park Preserve off of RT.299. The top of the mountain is one giant piece of rock outcropping that is basically flat. The views, especially in Autumn, are breathtaking.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Yeahoh

location: New York

date approved: 9/7/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksSam's Point Preserve - Cragsmoor, New York

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Property under the protection of the Nature Conservancy

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 5/23/2009

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksWalkway Over The Hudson - Poughkeepsie, New York

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In the middle of a former railroad bridge

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Vermontish

location: New York

date approved: 10/26/2009

last visited: 5/1/2011

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Scenic OverlooksA President's view - Hyde Park, NY

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Located in Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site. This is where FDR and his wife Eleonor site to enjoyed the view. Beautiful view across the lawn down to the river, is as he left it in March 1945, shortly before his death.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LadyKarine

location: New York

date approved: 7/31/2018

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksLawrence Farms

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A view of the valley beneath Lawrence Farms.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dirtp

location: New York

date approved: 10/15/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksPollepel Island

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An outstanding view of Bannerman Castle on Pollepel Island in the Hudson River near Cold Spring, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dirtp

location: New York

date approved: 9/28/2008

last visited: 4/29/2010

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Scenic OverlooksPlattekill Mountain - Catskills, NY

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An outstanding viewpoint with a grand view of the Hudson River Valley. Someone built stone lounge chairs here, so you can enjoy the view in comfort.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New York

date approved: 7/7/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksBalsam Vista - Alder Lake to Balsam Lake Mountain trail

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You need to stand on the rock to see (as of July 26, 2014) due to beechwood growth. View is of Balsam Lake and surrounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sagefemme

location: New York

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: 1/30/2015

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Scenic OverlooksHawks Nest - NY

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About four miles from Port Jervis, the Hawk's Nest section of New York Route 97 has been frequently used in television commercials and advertisements. Along this section of RT 97 there are a couple of scenic lookouts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 11/7/2009

last visited: 8/20/2015

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Scenic OverlooksCatskill Mountain House Site

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This incredible overlook is at the former site of the historic Catskill Mountain House. It's about a 10 minute walk from parking at North Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New York

date approved: 1/10/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksNorth Point

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North Point is one of the finest overlooks in the region with grand views of the Hudson Valley, North and South Lakes and the eastern Catskills.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New York

date approved: 1/10/2008

last visited: 1/1/2012

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Scenic OverlooksGrand View

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Grand View is a rocky outcrop along the Appalachian Trail. It offers expansive views of the surrounding region.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New York

date approved: 1/13/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksBearfort Ridge near NY/NJ State Line

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This open area along Bearfort Ridge offers perhaps the finest view in the region.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/13/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksOverlook Rocks

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Overlook Rocks is a currently trailless overlook that is about 2 miles from any road. A hiking trail will be completed soon that will take you there.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/7/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksWindbeam Mountain

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The hike is less than a mile, but it's straight up and will really get your blood pumping - but not as much as the views will.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/16/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksCarris Hill

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A great view of the surrounding area from Carris Hill in Norvin Green State Forest.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/4/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksOakland Overlook

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A short, 1 mile hike from Skyline Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/20/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksOsio Rock

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This excellent, but relatively unknown overlook is in the southern section of Norvin Green State Forest. It's about a mile hike from parking.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/10/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksIndian Cliffs

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Indian Cliffs are located along a hiking trail that skirts the eastern shore of Split Rock Reservoir.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/4/2008

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksWildcat Ridge Hawkwatch

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This outstanding overlook is in the Wildcat Ridge Wildlife Management area.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New Jersey

date approved: 1/4/2008

last visited: 3/25/2012

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Scenic OverlooksWilliam Stanley Overlook - Housatonic River Walk - Great Barrington, Massachusetts

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The William Stanley Overlook is at the eastern end of the upstream section of the Housatonic River Walk in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. An information sign on the small viewing deck accompanies the landscaped cul-de-sac.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 5/17/2022

last visited: never

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Scenic OverlooksGarrett Mountain, West Paterson, NJ

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Garett Mountain is in West Paterson NJ and has an outstanding eastward view, with the cities of Clifton and Paterson below and the NYC skyline in the distance. It is a short walk from parking.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member briansnat

location: New Jersey

date approved: 12/16/2008

last visited: 7/3/2010

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Scenic OverlooksScenic Vista off the Hancock Brook Trail

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A 0.7 mile hike with an elevation change.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ODragon

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/1/2008

last visited: 5/23/2016

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Scenic OverlooksOne World Observatory - New York, NY

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The tallest building in the western hemisphere stands at 1,776 feet. A perfect hight to view the city from within, if you're willing to spend $35 to go up.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/3/2016

last visited: 1/19/2018

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Scenic OverlooksNew York City from Ellis Island - Jersey City, NJ

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The views from Ellis Island are spectacular.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/17/2016

last visited: 9/15/2010

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