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32 mi 51 km of trail 3 Featured Hikes

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Gems in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 1

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gem Favorite View from the Escarpment Trail

Inspiration Point

(3) Palenville, NY

Featured Hikes in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 3

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Favorite Another glimpse from Huckleberry Point.
Easy/Intermediate

Huckleberry Point

4.8 mi 7.7 km • Out and Back • 973 ft Ascent 296.52 m Ascent

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

Kaaterskill High Peak

14.3 mi 23.1 km • Out and Back • 4,079 ft Ascent 1243.19 m Ascent

(2) Palenville, NY
Favorite Katterskill falls
Intermediate

Easy Escarpment Trail Loop

3.9 mi 6.3 km • Loop • 519 ft Ascent 158.13 m Ascent

(6) Palenville, NY

Trails in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 16

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Kaaterskill Falls Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Palenville, NY 15 
0.4 mi 0.7 km #2Kaaterskill High Peak Summit Path - South
Intermediate/Difficult
Palenville, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
0.4 mi 0.7 km Palenville, NY
0.5 mi 0.8 km #3Kaaterskill High Peak Summit Path - North
Difficult
Palenville, NY
Difficult
0.5 mi 0.8 km Palenville, NY
1.3 mi 2.1 km #4Huckleberry Point Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Palenville, NY
2.9 mi 4.6 km #5Harding Road Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.6 km Palenville, NY
0.5 mi 0.7 km #6Poets Ledge Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.7 km Palenville, NY
1.2 mi 1.9 km #7Yellow Horse Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Easy/Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Palenville, NY
1.0 mi 1.7 km #8Schutt Road
Easy/Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.7 km Palenville, NY
9.5 mi 15.3 km #9Long Path: Section 22
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
9.5 mi 15.3 km Palenville, NY
1.2 mi 1.9 km #10Palenville Overlook Spur Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Palenville, NY
6.1 mi 9.7 km #11Kaaterskill High Peak Trail
Easy
Palenville, NY
Easy
6.1 mi 9.7 km Palenville, NY
2.4 mi 3.9 km #12Yellow North South Lake Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Palenville, NY
0.5 mi 0.7 km #13Harding Road Spur Trail
Easy
Palenville, NY
Easy
0.5 mi 0.7 km Palenville, NY
0.6 mi 1.0 km #14Round Top-High Peak Loop Connector
Easy
Palenville, NY
Easy
0.6 mi 1.0 km Palenville, NY
2.1 mi 3.4 km #15Sleepy Hollow South
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Palenville, NY
0.7 mi 1.1 km #16Kaaterskill Rail Trail
Easy
Palenville, NY
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km Palenville, NY

Photos of Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 50

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Katterskill falls
Jul 14, 2019 near Palenville, NY
Kaaterskill Waterfall takes on an entirely new character in wintertime.
Mar 1, 2017 near Palenville, NY
Katterskill falls
Jul 14, 2019 near Palenville, NY
Katterskill falls
Jul 14, 2019 near Palenville, NY
Experience a magnificent double waterfall at the end of the Kaaterskill Falls Trail.
Mar 1, 2017 near Palenville, NY
Waterfall from platform
Feb 10, 2019 near Palenville, NY
Waterfall
Feb 10, 2019 near Palenville, NY
View from the Escarpment Trail
Oct 5, 2018 near Palenville, NY

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