Salisbury Mills Honors Its Adopted Son – Monument recalls Richard Caldwell’s death in 1813

From an Irish newspaper – some interesting information about an original inhabitant of the Caldwell House……. Salisbury Mills Honors Its Adopted Son Monument recalls Richard Caldwell’s death in 1813, but ’98 marked pinnacle for Antrim native By Charlie Laverty Photo … Continue reading

Hiking – Black Rock Forest The “6.25 Mile Trail”

Black Rock Forest Trail Mountainville New York Hikes Trail Name: 6.25 Mile Trail Activity Type: Hiking Nearby City: Mountainville Length: 6.25 total miles Elevation Gain: 395 feet Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: Moderate Duration: 5 hours Season: Year-round (except hunting seasons) … Continue reading

Hiking – Black Rock Forest The “Peaks to Ponds Trail”

The Black Rock Forest Trail Name: Peaks to Ponds Trail Activity Type: Hiking Nearby City: Cornwall Length: 11 total miles Elevation Gain: Minimal Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: Very difficult Duration: 6 – 7 hours Season: Year-round, sunrise to sunset Other … Continue reading

Hiking – Black Rock Forest The “6.0 Mile Trail”

The Black Rock Forest Trail Name: The “6.0 Mile Trail” Activity Type: Hiking Nearby City: Storm King Length: 6 total miles Elevation Gain: Minimal Trail Type: Out-and-back Skill Level: Moderate Duration: 4 to 5 hours Season: May through Oct Other Uses: … Continue reading

Hiking in the Hudson Valley – Black Rock Forest

There are several beautiful trails in the Black Rock Forest. Here is a description of one of them. More to follow… The Black Rock Forest Newburgh New York Hikes Trail Name: The “Easy Trail” Activity Type: Hiking Nearby City: Newburgh … Continue reading

Hiking – The Schunemunk Ridge

Schunemunk Mountain Mountainville New York Hikes Trail Name: The Mountainville Approach Activity Type: Hiking Nearby City: Mountainville Length: 12 total miles Elevation Gain: 1,364 feet Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: Moderate Duration: 6 hours Season: Best spring through fall Other Uses: … Continue reading

Hiking – The Schunemunk “Trestle Trail”

The Trestle Trail is a mere 1.5 miles from the Caldwell House!!! THE HIKE Serving as a scenic backdrop for the sculpture placed around the property of the Storm King Art Center, Schunnemunk Mountain cuts a striking figure in the … Continue reading

Hiking – The Schunemunk “Long Path”

Schunemunk Mountain Highland Mills New York Hikes Trail Name: The Long Path Activity Type: Hiking Nearby City: Highland Mills Length: 8.6 total miles Elevation Gain: 1,200 feet Trail Type: Out-and-back Skill Level: Moderate to difficult Duration: 5 hours Season: Year-round Other … Continue reading