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610 mi 982 km of trail 23 Recommended Routes

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 83 Trails Intermediate Trails 129 Trails Hard Trails 55 Trails
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Gems in Catskill Region - 3

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gem Favorite Trust your feet and make your way out of the slot!

Skytop Tower

(10) New Paltz, NY
gem Favorite Katterskill falls

Kaaterskill Falls

(1) Palenville, NY
gem Favorite View from the Escarpment Trail

Inspiration Point

(3) Palenville, NY

Recommended Routes in Catskill Region - 21

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Favorite Pretty amazing view points on this hike. Great for photo oops.
Intermediate/Difficult

Gertrude's Nose Loop

6.5 mi 10.5 km 864' Up 263.34 m Up 876' Down 267.14 m Down

Kerhonkson, NY
Favorite Sunset on Twin Peak
Difficult

The Devil's Path

23.1 mi 37.2 km 8,104' Up 2470.13 m Up 8,373' Down 2552.14 m Down

Manorville, NY
Favorite Vibrant leaves grace the view from the northern tip.
Difficult

Bonticou Crag Route

2.3 mi 3.7 km 412' Up 125.51 m Up 426' Down 129.71 m Down

Stone R…, NY
Favorite Autumn views.
Easy/Intermediate

Minnewaska Lake Carriageway

1.6 mi 2.6 km 176' Up 53.54 m Up 199' Down 60.76 m Down

Kerhonkson, NY
Favorite Black Dome Viewpoint makes for great photo opportunities.
Difficult

Catskills Black Dome and Blackhead Loop

6.2 mi 9.9 km 2,245' Up 684.37 m Up 2,247' Down 684.75 m Down

Cairo, NY
Favorite Undercliff Carriage Road is gorgeous in the autumn.
Difficult

Sky Top Tower via "The Trapps"

7.0 mi 11.2 km 964' Up 293.86 m Up 964' Down 293.68 m Down

New Paltz, NY
Favorite Views north to the Catskills from North Lookout Road.
Intermediate

Mohonk 10-Mile Loop

9.8 mi 15.8 km 774' Up 236.02 m Up 730' Down 222.47 m Down

Stone R…, NY
Favorite Every so often, you'll get a peek through the forest to the snow-capped mountains beyond.
Very Difficult

Friday Mountain

7.0 mi 11.3 km 2,805' Up 854.82 m Up 2,807' Down 855.43 m Down

Shokan, NY

Trails in Catskill Region - 244

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0.5 mi 0.9 km #1Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Difficult
New Paltz, NY 18 
8.6 mi 13.8 km #2Burroughs Range Trail (Wittenburg Cornell Slide Trail)
Difficult
Shokan, NY
Difficult
Shokan, NY 15 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #3Gertrude's Nose Trail
Difficult
Kerhonkson, NY
Difficult
Kerhonkson, NY
8.3 mi 13.4 km #4Giant Ledge-Panther-Fox Hollow Trail
Difficult
Shokan, NY
Difficult
Shokan, NY 11 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #5Millbrook Ridge Trail
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
0.4 mi 0.7 km #6Bonticou Ascent Path
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
1.1 mi 1.8 km #7Kaaterskill Falls Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY 16 
1.4 mi 2.3 km #8Pecoy Notch Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Manorville, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Manorville, NY
0.4 mi 0.7 km #9Kaaterskill High Peak Summit Path - South
Difficult
Palenville, NY
Difficult
Palenville, NY
3.2 mi 5.1 km #10Kelly Hollow Long Loop Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Livingston Manor, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Livingston Manor, NY
0.5 mi 0.8 km #11Kaaterskill High Peak Summit Path - North
Difficult
Palenville, NY
Difficult
Palenville, NY
3.0 mi 4.8 km #12Seager Big Indian Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Shokan, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Shokan, NY
1.2 mi 1.9 km #13Towpath
Difficult
Port Jervis, NY
Difficult
Port Jervis, NY
0.7 mi 1.1 km #14Campsite
Difficult
Port Jervis, NY
Difficult
Port Jervis, NY
2.3 mi 3.8 km #15Middle Mountain Trail
Difficult
Livingston Manor, NY
Difficult
Livingston Manor, NY
0.4 mi 0.7 km #16Kelly Hollow Short Loop Trail Connector
Easy
Livingston Manor, NY
Easy
Livingston Manor, NY
12.0 mi 19.3 km #17Ashokan Rail Trail
Easy
West Hurley, NY
Easy
West Hurley, NY
1.7 mi 2.8 km #18Vernooy Kill Falls Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Brownville, NY
Easy/Intermediate
Brownville, NY
2.3 mi 3.7 km #19Overlook Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Woodstock, NY
Intermediate
Woodstock, NY 11 
22.0 mi 35.4 km #20Escarpment Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cairo, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Cairo, NY

Photos of Catskill Region - 359

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Katterskill falls
Jul 14, 2019 near Palenville, NY
Pretty amazing view points on this hike. Great for photo oops.
Aug 20, 2018 near Kerhonkson, NY
Undercliff Carriage Road is gorgeous in the autumn.
May 5, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
This is one of the difficult parts along the Bonticou Ascent Path.
Apr 27, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
On top!
Aug 4, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Trust your feet and make your way out of the slot!
Apr 26, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Kaaterskill Waterfall takes on an entirely new character in wintertime.
Mar 1, 2017 near Palenville, NY
Emerge from the Lemon Squeeze for this rewarding view of the surrounding Catskill Mountains.
Apr 6, 2017 near New Paltz, NY