Winter Conditions

Now that freezing temperatures are likely, ice or snow is possible on the trail. Proceed with caution. Ice-traction devices for your shoes are recommended. You may experience strong winds. Dress appropriately for weather conditions. Portions of the trail are impassible during high tide, so plan your trip

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Trail Conditions: new boardwalk

The wetland boardwalk was upgraded with new footings, brackets and anchors. These improvements secure the boardwalk against flooding while making a more pleasant walking experience through the tidal marsh. The boardwalk improvements were made possible through a grant from the Hudson River Improvement Fund of the Hudson

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Trail Conditions: post-flood

High winds and heavy waves scoured beaches and parts of the trail, moving sand and rerouting the footpath. Recent flooding left bridges and boardwalks disheveled. Repairs are planned for early April.

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Winter conditions on the trail

Winter conditions are in effect on the lighthouse trail. Exercise caution when hiking the trail. Portions of the trail may be icy. Ice traction devices such as Yaktrax are recommended. High winds are not uncommon. Dress appropriately. Portions of trail impassible at high tide. Plan your visit

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