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Shawangunk Mountains and New Paltz

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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

(11) New Paltz, NY

Recommended Routes 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 864' Up 263.34 m Up 876' Down 267.14 m Down

Kerhonkson, 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 Emerge from the Lemon Squeeze for this rewarding view of the surrounding Catskill Mountains.
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 Runners on 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
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 4,653' Up 1418.13 m Up 4,649' Down 1417.02 m Down

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 890' Up 271.13 m Up 903' Down 275.12 m Down

Ellenville, NY
Favorite Snow covered frozen creek
Difficult

Ice Caves

3.5 mi 5.6 km 466' Up 141.9 m Up 466' Down 142.02 m Down

Ellenville, NY

Shawangunk Mountains and New Paltz Running

  • 243 Miles 391 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 19 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 36 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 5 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Shawangunk Mountains and New Paltz - 53

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0.5 mi 0.9 km #1Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Difficult
New Paltz, NY 21 
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
2.5 mi 4.0 km #4Trapps Undercliff Trail
Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
22.2 mi 35.8 km #5Wallkill Valley Rail Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Wallkill, NY
Easy/Intermediate
Wallkill, NY
2.4 mi 3.9 km #6Trapps Overcliff Trail
Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
1.3 mi 2.1 km #7Awosting Falls Carriageway
Intermediate
Kerhonkson, NY
Intermediate
Kerhonkson, NY
3.6 mi 5.7 km #8Bonticou Road
Easy/Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
Easy/Intermediate
New Paltz, NY
3.1 mi 5.0 km #9Sam's Point Road Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Ellenville, NY
Easy/Intermediate
Ellenville, NY
3.4 mi 5.4 km #10High Peters Kill Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
New Paltz, NY

Photos of Shawangunk Mountains and New Paltz - 67

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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
Well, you really can't go back, so finish by climbing up through the crevice to the open air above.
Apr 6, 2017 near New Paltz, 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
On the way to Gertrude's nose.
Oct 10, 2020 near Kerhonkson, NY
Runners on North Lookout Road.
Sep 8, 2019 near New Paltz, NY