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Gems in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 2

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gem Favorite Katterskill falls

Kaaterskill Falls

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

Inspiration Point

(6) Palenville, NY

Recommended Routes in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 3

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Favorite Feeling blessed and very happy in this beautiful place!
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Huckleberry Point

4.8 mi 7.7 km 973' Up 296.52 m Up 971' Down 296.07 m Down

Palenville, NY
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Favorite Frozen Hillyer Waterfall. The trail is at the top, so you have to get off the trail to see it.
Difficult Difficult

Kaaterskill High Peak

14.3 mi 23.1 km 4,079' Up 1243.19 m Up 4,078' Down 1243.02 m Down

Palenville, NY
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Favorite Katterskill falls
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Easy Escarpment Trail Loop

3.9 mi 6.3 km 519' Up 158.13 m Up 520' Down 158.48 m Down

Palenville, NY
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Kaaterskill Wild Forest Hiking

  • 69 Miles 111 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 8 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 15 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 4 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 24

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Kaaterskill Falls Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY 19 
0.4 mi 0.7 km #2Kaaterskill High Peak Summit Path - South
Difficult Difficult
Palenville, NY
Difficult Difficult
Palenville, NY
0.5 mi 0.8 km #3Kaaterskill High Peak Summit Path - North
Difficult Difficult
Palenville, NY
Difficult Difficult
Palenville, NY
21.5 mi 34.7 km #4Escarpment Trail
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Palenville, NY
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Palenville, NY
1.3 mi 2.1 km #5Huckleberry Point Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
2.9 mi 4.6 km #6Harding Road Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
0.5 mi 0.7 km #7Poets Ledge Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
2.4 mi 3.9 km #8Yellow North South Lake Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
1.2 mi 1.9 km #9Yellow Horse Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
1.0 mi 1.7 km #10Schutt Road
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate Intermediate
Palenville, NY

Photos of Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 52

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Kaaterskill Waterfall takes on an entirely new character in wintertime.
Mar 1, 2017 near Palenville, NY
Experience a magnificent double waterfall at the end of the Kaaterskill Falls Trail.
Mar 1, 2017 near Palenville, NY
Waterfall
Feb 10, 2019 near Palenville, NY
Waterfall from platform
Feb 10, 2019 near Palenville, NY
Katterskill falls
Jul 14, 2019 near Palenville, NY
Katterskill falls
Jul 14, 2019 near Palenville, NY
Katterskill falls
Jul 14, 2019 near Palenville, NY
Feeling blessed and very happy in this beautiful place!
Feb 17, 2023 near Manorville, NY
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