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Gems in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 2

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gem Favorite Katterskill falls

Kaaterskill Falls

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

Inspiration Point

(4) Palenville, NY

Recommended Routes in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 3

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Favorite Another glimpse from Huckleberry Point.
Intermediate

Huckleberry Point

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

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

Kaaterskill Wild Forest Hiking

  • 92 Miles 148 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 15 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 20

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Kaaterskill Falls Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY 17 
21.5 mi 34.7 km #2Escarpment Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Palenville, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Palenville, NY
0.4 mi 0.7 km #3Kaaterskill High Peak Summit Path - South
Difficult
Palenville, NY
Difficult
Palenville, NY
0.5 mi 0.8 km #4Kaaterskill High Peak Summit Path - North
Difficult
Palenville, NY
Difficult
Palenville, NY
1.3 mi 2.1 km #5Huckleberry Point Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
2.9 mi 4.6 km #6Harding Road Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
0.5 mi 0.7 km #7Poets Ledge Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
2.4 mi 3.9 km #8Yellow North South Lake Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
9.1 mi 14.6 km #9Long Path: Section 24 North Lake State Campground to Batavia Kill
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
1.2 mi 1.9 km #10Yellow Horse Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY

Photos of Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 51

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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