Clarence Fahnestock State Park

East Mountain to Round Hill Loop

Arching Trees Above Beaver Dam

The East Mountain to Round Hill Loop is a beautiful 7.3 mile hike found within Clarence Fahnestock State Park in New York. The loop meanders over one small mountain and then traverses to another before closing the loop, consistently wandering through the old deciduous forest that’s a staple of the region.

Pelton Pond

Pelton Pond Frozen Over

Pelton Pond is a small dammed lake easily accessible from Highway 301. An easy 1 mile hike navigates around the pond’s circumference, giving visitors a pleasant and relaxing outing that can serve as a way to get comfortable with the expansive options in Clarence Fahnestock State Park.

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