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State park drownings prompt safety review - Rockland County Times

State park drownings prompt safety review - Rockland County Times | harriman state park | Scoop.it
State park drownings prompt safety review
Rockland County Times
The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference describes the trail in the area – with great views of the lake and nearby Black Mountain – as a two-hour circuit that is of moderate difficulty.
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Hoping that any safety review of swimming in Harriman State Park includes a good look at what options are legally available to swimmers -- that is to say, there's not much.  We're down to two beaches.

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Harriman State Park - Pine Meadow Lake Loop | njHiking.com

Harriman State Park - Pine Meadow Lake Loop | njHiking.com | harriman state park | Scoop.it
A popular hike in Harriman State Park around scenic Pine Meadow Lake, with a little side trip to Conklin Cemetery. (Harriman State Park – Pine Meadow Lake Loop.
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Pine Meadow Lake is popular for "stealth" camping in Harriman State Park, and for (unsanctioned!) swimming hole swimming.  It's also a perfect hike for length and accessibility, but also privacy (especially during the week).  Camping -- even though it's unofficial -- can get a little crowded on the weekend! See http://www.myharriman.com

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Hammock Camping the Catskill Mountains - New York Backpacking in Summer

Exploring New York's Catskill Mountains and setting up my Hennessy Hammock for it's first test in the wild. Hennessy model is the "Expedition A-Sym". A detai...
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Hammock camping can also help you avoid gentle sleeping bag nuzzlings from Harriman State Park's resident black bears!

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