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154 mi 248 km of trail 7 Featured Runs

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 36 Trails Intermediate Trails 24 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Gems in Shawangunk Mountains and New Paltz - 1

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gem Favorite Emerge from the Lemon Squeeze for this rewarding view of the surrounding Catskill Mountains.

Skytop Tower

(10) New Paltz, NY

Featured Runs in Shawangunk Mountains and New Paltz - 7

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Favorite Autumn views.
Intermediate/Difficult

Gertrude's Nose Loop

6.5 mi 10.5 km • Point to Point • 864 ft Ascent 263.34 m Ascent

(35) Kerhonkson, NY
Favorite Autumn views.
Easy/Intermediate

Minnewaska Lake Carriageway

1.6 mi 2.6 km • Loop • 176 ft Ascent 53.54 m Ascent

(12) Kerhonkson, NY
Favorite Emerge from the Lemon Squeeze for this rewarding view of the surrounding Catskill Mountains.
Intermediate/Difficult

Sky Top Tower via "The Trapps"

7.0 mi 11.2 km • Loop • 964 ft Ascent 293.86 m Ascent

(10) New Paltz, NY
Favorite Emerge from the Lemon Squeeze for this rewarding view of the surrounding Catskill Mountains.
Intermediate/Difficult

Rock the Ridge 50 Miler

51.8 mi 83.3 km • Loop • 4,653 ft Ascent 1418.13 m Ascent

(2) New Paltz, NY
Favorite Going up a rocky trail, past Sam's Point on the way to High Point.
Intermediate/Difficult

Sam's Point and Verkeerderkill Falls Trail

8.7 mi 14.0 km • Loop • 890 ft Ascent 271.13 m Ascent

(1) Ellenville, NY
Favorite Runners on North Lookout Road.
Intermediate

Mohonk 10-Mile Loop

9.8 mi 15.8 km • Point to Point • 774 ft Ascent 236.02 m Ascent

(1) Stone R…, NY
Favorite Snow covered frozen creek
Difficult

Ice Caves

3.5 mi 5.6 km • Out and Back • 466 ft Ascent 141.9 m Ascent

(2) Ellenville, NY

Trails in Shawangunk Mountains and New Paltz - 53

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0.5 mi 0.9 km #1Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze
Intermediate/Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
0.5 mi 0.9 km New Paltz, NY 17 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #2Gertrude's Nose Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Kerhonkson, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Kerhonkson, NY
2.9 mi 4.6 km #3Millbrook Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km New Paltz, NY
2.5 mi 4.0 km #4Trapps Undercliff Trail
Easy/Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km New Paltz, NY
22.2 mi 35.8 km #5Wallkill Valley Rail Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Wallkill, NY
Easy/Intermediate
22.2 mi 35.8 km Wallkill, NY
2.4 mi 3.9 km #6Trapps Overcliff Trail
Easy/Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km New Paltz, NY
1.3 mi 2.1 km #7Awosting Falls Carriageway
Easy/Intermediate
Kerhonkson, NY
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Kerhonkson, NY
3.1 mi 5.0 km #8Sam's Point Road Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Ellenville, NY
Easy/Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.0 km Ellenville, NY
3.6 mi 5.7 km #9Bonticou Road
Easy/Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Easy/Intermediate
3.6 mi 5.7 km New Paltz, NY
3.4 mi 5.4 km #10High Peters Kill Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
3.4 mi 5.4 km New Paltz, NY
3.3 mi 5.3 km #11Lenape Lane
Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Intermediate
3.3 mi 5.3 km New Paltz, NY
1.1 mi 1.8 km #12Millbrook Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Kerhonkson, NY
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Kerhonkson, NY
1.8 mi 2.8 km #13Spring Farm Road
Easy
Stone Ridge, NY
Easy
1.8 mi 2.8 km Stone Ridge, NY
2.5 mi 4.0 km #14High Point Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Ellenville, NY
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Ellenville, NY
0.4 mi 0.6 km #15Humpty Dumpty Road
Easy/Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km New Paltz, NY
1.4 mi 2.3 km #16North Lookout Road
Easy
New Paltz, NY
Easy
1.4 mi 2.3 km New Paltz, NY
0.3 mi 0.5 km #17Rock Rift Road
Easy/Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Easy/Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.5 km New Paltz, NY
0.7 mi 1.2 km #18Arizona Loop (06)
Intermediate/Difficult
Napanoch, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
0.7 mi 1.2 km Napanoch, NY
0.6 mi 0.9 km #19Upper Ledge (5)
Intermediate
Napanoch, NY
Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Napanoch, NY
0.4 mi 0.7 km #20Copes Lookout Road
Easy
New Paltz, NY
Easy
0.4 mi 0.7 km New Paltz, NY

Photos of Shawangunk Mountains and New Paltz - 63

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Emerge from the Lemon Squeeze for this rewarding view of the surrounding Catskill Mountains.
Apr 6, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Tunnel to nowhere.  As seen from the Coxing Trail.
Apr 28, 2015 near Kerhonkson, NY
Autumn views.
Nov 7, 2016 near Kerhonkson, NY
Be sure to stray from the carriage trail and investigate the cliffs overlooking Lake Minnewaska. The peaceful lake with the Catskill Mountains as a backdrop is the perfect way to start this hike.
Aug 26, 2017 near Kerhonkson, NY
Red Newts live here
Apr 2, 2015 near New Paltz, NY
Runners on North Lookout Road.
Sep 8, 2019 near New Paltz, NY
Views north to the Catskills from North Lookout Road.
Sep 8, 2019 near New Paltz, NY
Cedar Drive lookout.
Sep 8, 2019 near New Paltz, NY

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