|Tell me this isn't the creepiest thing you've ever seen on a hike.|
The hotel was built during a tourism boom in the Hudson Valley, but it burned down in 1875. It was rebuilt, burned down again in the early 1920's, and was rebuilt again using concrete.
The third rebuild was never finished, and the shell of the buildings were sold to New York State. What remains of the Overlook Mountain House sits right in the middle of the trail up to Overlook Mountain.