A large area of green algae is forming in the cove next to Norrie Point.
Picnic tables offer a wide, panoramic view south over the Hudson River towards Esopus Island.
Although surrounded by park roads, this section of trail seems far removed from people and offers nice glimpses of nature. I saw several deer just yards off the trail.
Continuing north on a wide carriage road, marked with blue blazes. This was the road to Geraldine Mills and Lydig Hoyt's estate from the mid 19th century.
Headed back to the car, completing 5 miles RT on breezy, but pleasant September afternoon.