A couple on a hike in the woods near The Abbey Inn

Hit the Trails in Beautiful NY

View of Peekskill Landing park during sunset near The Abbey Inn

Peekskill Landing/Riverfront Park

Located just a mile from the hotel, the landing features a shoreline boardwalk & a pedestrian footbridge, leading to Riverfront Green Park. The park is an ideal spot to have a picnic with the family & take in the sights of the Hudson.

A rocky area at Fort Hill Hiking trail near The Abbey Inn

Fort Hill Hiking Trail

Just a quick walk across The Abbey’s parking lot leads you to Fort Hill’s hiking trails. There are (2) trail routes, white & red. Both trails are just short of a mile, so they are perfect for any family to walk. Both trails are even ideal for running.

View of the Bear Mountain Sate park near The Abbey Inn

Bear Mountain State Park

About a 13-minute drive from the property, Bear Mountain State Park offers many opportunities for enjoying the outdoors, year-round. Activities include hiking the Hudson Highlands, swimming, boating, and fishing on Hessian Lake, ice skating, picnicking in shaded pavilions, and cross-country skiing. A merry-go-round is decorated with hand-carved animals that represent creatures native to the Hudson River Valley, while the park’s Trailside Museum includes a zoo featuring live animals common to the region. Additional exhibits are devoted to natural history, Native American heritage, and the region’s role in the Revolutionary War. A scenic drive leads to the summit of Bear Mountain and the Perkins Memorial Tower, which yields fine views of the Hudson River and surrounding peaks.

Hill view from Breakneck Ridge Trails near The Abbey Inn

Breakneck Ridge Trail

Often called “the most popular day hike in America,” Breakneck Ridge is a challenging climb in Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve. The trails on Breakneck Ridge test hikers of all ages with steep rock ledges and then reward them with sweeping views of the Hudson River. *recommended for the more advanced hiker* About a 20-minute drive

Bridge of Walkway Over The Hudson near The Abbey Inn

Walkway Over the Hudson

Guests can either drive or take a train to Poughkeepsie NY, to visit the Walkway, which features a stunning panorama view, of high above the Hudson River, at the center of the park. A vicinity map of the area points out nine Discovery Zones, along the Walkway experience. Each zone is a manageable size for a short visit and covers a variety of options: wild parks, waterfronts, historic urban districts, and a small hamlet.

Graves in the Sleep Hollow Cemetery near The Abbey Inn

Hudson Valley Walking Tours

Take a stroll through the Hudson Valley and beyond.  From historical Nyack and spooky Sleepy Hollow to nature experiences, there is walk for all ages and abilities.