HUDSON HIGHLANDS MOUNT TAURUS (BULL HILL) 1486 ft Bull Hill has also been known by its Latin name Mount Taurus. The story is often told that there was once a wild bull roaming the mountain terrorizing any who ventured near. A shooting party was organized and the bull faced with these hunters chose instead to charge and leap off the top of the mountain. 1400 feet elevation - DIRECTIONS TO TRAIL HEAD PARKING AREA: From NYC take the George Washington Bridge to the Palisades Interstate Parkway (going north). Take the Palisades Interstate Parkway for about 40 miles until its end at the Bear Mountain Bridge. Cross the Bear Mountain Bridge and make a left onto Route 9D (north). Take Route 9D north for about 11 miles passing through the town of Cold Spring. Park on the right side of the road. (GPS:[masked], [masked]). Or there is a parking area across from the trail at Stony Point. The total driving time is estimated at one hour without traffic. Starting at the parking lot on the front side of Bull Mtn (Little Stony Point off Route 9D), take the White trail up to the Summit of Bull Hill Mt. We will then head back. The total distance is approximately 2.5 miles Bring water ,Snacks, Camera, and hiking poles if you have them. Around 1400 feet total elevation You agree when you sign up for this group or any of the events that you have read and understand the below. If you join us for a hike (or any other event), please understand that you are responsible for your own preparedness and well-being and will hold no one else liable in case of injury or mishap. You agree not to hold the Organizer, Assistant Organizers, or any other members responsible for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at a planned event. You are responsible to research the event, know the area, and bring the proper gear. Your attendance on a hike signifies that you have read and accept the terms of this liability waiver. Full waiver can be found on the ABOUT page.