30 Minutes North of New York City, lies the quick but enjoyable hiking loop known as Turkey Hill near Yorktown, NY. While it does not have the dramatic views that Breakneck Ridge offers, it is also a much less challenging hike which makes it ideal for beginners, young children and those looking seeking a less intense physical experience while still enjoying the beauty of the nature and a moderate uphill climb.
Location: Near Yorktown, NY
GPS Trail Head Coordinates: 41.246837, -73.791218
Duration: 40-60 minutes at moderate pace
Season (video): Spring
Weather Conditions (video): Cloudy
Difficulty: Starting on Blue Trail – Easy. Starting on White Trail – Moderately Easy.
Views: Hudson River, distant New York City Skyline (on clear days).
Access: Route 118 (Saw Mill River Road), 1 minute north of Route 118 & Route 129 intersection.
Recommended Supplies: Compass & bottle of water
Safety Direction (if lost): East but it’s a small park you’ll hit a road any direction you go.