Mount Beacon

Venomous Snakes in the Hudson Valley
A video of a timber rattlesnake near Mount Beacon from 2013 recently resurfaced on Facebook. Since it's hiking season, let's get acquainted with the venomous snakes that reside here in the Hudson Valley.
Bring Back Mt. Beacon Railway
Before you know it the temperature will reach 28 degrees and you'll want to get outside again :)  Last spring I hiked up Mount Beacon near the tracks of the old incline railway.  There were times on that hike that I wished the old railroad was still working...