2.0 miles
674 ft
-666 ft
894 ft
High Point

Anthony’s Nose boasts some of the most impressive views of the lower Hudson Valley. Starting at the parking lot along Rte.9D just north of Bear Mountain Bridge, you will start a fairly steep incline along the famous Appalachian Trail. You can expect some fun but challenging rock scrambling, but at the top, you will be rewarded with the most breathtaking views of the majestic Hudson River.

Detailed Description
Appalachian Trail to Anthony's Nose is a 2 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Beacon New York. This hike primary route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route climbs 674 ft with a max elevation of 894 ft then descends -666 ft.
Route Supporters
Local Trail Association
Please consider joining or donating to the local riding association to support trail development & maintenance.
donate to earn trail karma!


We hope you've been enjoying Trailforks!

Create a FREE account to view route comments and much more.


  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
  • Other Activities
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
  • Ridelogs
More Stats for Appalachian Trail to Anthony's Nose mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    229 ft
  • Altitude start
    229 ft
  • Altitude end
    236 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,669 ft
  • Distance down
    4,790 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,099 ft


  1. Walk east on Appalachian Trail.
  2. Continue for 700 meters.
  3. Turn right onto Camp Smith Trail.
  4. Continue for 800 meters.
  5. Walk southwest on Camp Smith Trail.
  6. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  7. Walk southeast on Anthony's Nose.
  8. Continue for 20 meters.
  9. Walk northeast on Camp Smith Trail.
  10. Continue for 70 meters.
  11. Keep right to stay on Camp Smith Trail.
  12. Continue for 700 meters.
  13. Turn left onto Appalachian Trail.
  14. Continue for 700 meters.
Avg: 2 (1 votes)
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Partial
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
Max Vehicle Width
US Cell Coverage
cell carrier legend

Radar Time
x Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
  • Snowmobile
Winter Trails
Warning A routing network for winter maps does not exist. Selecting trails using the winter trails layer has been disabled.
x Missing Trails
Most Popular
Least Popular
Trails are colored based on popularity. The more popular a trail is, the more red. Less popular trails trend towards green.
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
Trails Deemphasized
Trails are shown in grey.
Only show trails with NO bikes.

Save the current map location and zoom level as your default home location whenever this page is loaded.

Trail transparency
  • By markholloway Trailforks Map Team & contributors
  • #35497 - 188 views