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Let's get outside and #hikethecatskills

  As most of you know, when we aren't working, we love to explore and hike throughout the Hudson Valley.    These are our top places to get outside. 1.  Minnewaska State Park (Lake Awosting):  This is easily our go to spot.  Just 20 minutes from our house, Minneswaska offers some amazing opportunities to experience the Shawgunk Mountains (that's right, it's not in the Catskills!)  We often will take first time visitors to the lake trail (just 3.5 miles and relatively flat), to walk around the glacier carved lake and stop for photographs overlooking New Paltz and beyond.   More information about Minneswaska can be found here:  https://www.parks.ny.gov/parks/127/details.aspx 2.  Overlook Mountain: You've probably seen pictures from this trail (who doesn't love an apocalyptic...

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