Crow's Nest (New York)

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Crow's Nest
Crow's Nest Mountain reflection in Hudson.JPG
Crow's Nest as seen from North Dock at West Point
Highest point
Elevation 1,407 ft (429 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°24′31.23″N 73°59′1.9″W / 41.4086750°N 73.983861°W / 41.4086750; -73.983861Coordinates: 41°24′31.23″N 73°59′1.9″W / 41.4086750°N 73.983861°W / 41.4086750; -73.983861
Crow's Nest is located in New York
Crow's Nest
Crow's Nest
Parent range Hudson Highlands
Topo map USGS West Point
Easiest route trail

Crow's Nest is a mountain along the west bank of the Hudson River in the Town of Highlands on the northern edge of the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point. US 9W passes just west of its summit and offers panoramic views of the Hudson River, the military academy's ski slope, and Constitution Island.

A small portion of the northern slopes are within Storm King State Park, but most of the mountain is on USMA property and thus generally off limits to the public (it is fenced off along Route 9W). There is a television relay tower located near the summit.



  1. ^ "Crow's Nest Summit". Retrieved 22 December 2009.