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Gems in New Paltz - 1

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

Skytop Tower

(11) New Paltz, NY

Recommended Routes in New Paltz - 5

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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 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 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

New Paltz Hiking

  • 258 Miles 416 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 19 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 31 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 5 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in New Paltz - 49

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0.5 mi 0.9 km #1Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Difficult
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2.9 mi 4.6 km #2Gertrude's Nose Trail
Difficult
Kerhonkson, NY
Difficult
Kerhonkson, NY
2.9 mi 4.6 km #3Millbrook Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
New Paltz, NY
0.4 mi 0.7 km #4Bonticou Ascent Path
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
2.5 mi 4.0 km #5Trapps Undercliff Trail
Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
22.2 mi 35.8 km #6Wallkill Valley Rail Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Wallkill, NY
Easy/Intermediate
Wallkill, NY
2.4 mi 3.9 km #7Trapps Overcliff Trail
Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
1.3 mi 2.1 km #8Awosting Falls Carriageway
Intermediate
Kerhonkson, NY
Intermediate
Kerhonkson, NY
3.6 mi 5.7 km #9Bonticou Road
Easy/Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Easy/Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
2.1 mi 3.3 km #10Northeast Trail
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Difficult
New Paltz, NY

Photos of New Paltz - 83

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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
Trust your feet and make your way out of the slot!
Apr 26, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
This is one of the difficult parts along the Bonticou Ascent Path.
Apr 27, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Emerge from the Lemon Squeeze for this rewarding view of the surrounding Catskill Mountains.
Apr 6, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
On top!
Aug 4, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
You'll have to climb this ladder between a narrow slot in the rocks along the Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze.
Apr 26, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Beautiful views abound from the southern portion of Bonticou Crag.
Feb 1, 2017 near New Paltz, NY