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Gems in Catskill Region - 5

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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
gem Favorite Kaaterskill Waterfall takes on an entirely new character in wintertime.

Kaaterskill Falls

(3) Palenville, NY
gem Favorite View from Hunter Mountain Fire Tower looking east over Hunter, NY toward the Windham-Blackhead Range

Hunter Mountain Fire Tower

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

Inspiration Point

(5) Palenville, NY
gem Favorite Foggy autumn view from halfway up the Balsam Lake Mountain Fire Tower

Balsam Lake Mountain Fire Tower

(2) Livings…, NY

Recommended Routes in Catskill Region - 25

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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 Biscuit Brook lean-to. Great for making fires and hanging out with new friends. You can also drop your pack here while you hike Fir Mountain and Big Indian Mountain.
Difficult

Fir and Big Indian Mountain

10.2 mi 16.3 km 2,166' Up 660.12 m Up 2,165' Down 659.88 m Down

Shokan, NY
Favorite Every so often, you'll get a peek through the forest to the snow-capped mountains beyond.
Very Difficult

Friday Mountain

7.0 mi 11.3 km 2,805' Up 854.82 m Up 2,807' Down 855.43 m Down

Shokan, NY
Favorite Snowy summit on Balsam Mountain.
Intermediate/Difficult

Balsam Mountain

5.0 mi 8.1 km 1,719' Up 524.09 m Up 1,717' Down 523.43 m Down

Shokan, NY
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 Trail heading up to the peak, about 0.5mi from the top
Difficult

Hunter Mountain Loop

8.2 mi 13.2 km 1,964' Up 598.65 m Up 1,973' Down 601.23 m Down

Palenville, NY
Favorite Slide Mountain takes on a new character in the winter.
Intermediate

West Approach of Slide Mountain

5.5 mi 8.8 km 1,712' Up 521.88 m Up 1,712' Down 521.76 m Down

Shokan, NY
Favorite The trail in nicely broken in for you (Thank you!!!)
Intermediate

Spruceton Trail Shelter Out-and-Back

4.4 mi 7.1 km 1,260' Up 383.96 m Up 1,259' Down 383.81 m Down

Palenville, NY
Favorite autumn view from one of the ledges
Intermediate/Difficult

Giant Ledge and Panther Mountain Out and Back

6.9 mi 11.1 km 1,918' Up 584.68 m Up 1,933' Down 589.16 m Down

Shokan, NY

Catskill Region Running

  • 1,157 Miles 1,862 Kilometers of Trail
  • 25 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Gems Gems
  • 146 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 159 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 77 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Catskill Region - 357

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1.5 mi 2.4 km #1Hunter Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
3.4 mi 5.4 km #2Spruceton Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Palenville, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Palenville, NY
3.0 mi 4.8 km #3Diamond Notch Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
2.0 mi 3.2 km #4Becker Hollow Trail
Difficult
Palenville, NY
Difficult
Palenville, NY
1.1 mi 1.7 km #5Colonel's Chair Trail
Easy
Palenville, NY
Easy
Palenville, NY
0.8 mi 1.4 km #6Notch Inn Road Trail
Difficult
Manorville, NY
Difficult
Manorville, NY
4.2 mi 6.7 km #7Long Path Hiking Trail Spur
Intermediate
Stamford, NY
Intermediate
Stamford, NY
12.0 mi 19.3 km #8Ashokan Rail Trail
Easy/Intermediate
West Hurley, NY
Easy/Intermediate
West Hurley, NY
2.0 mi 3.2 km #9O&W Rail Trail Connection: Kingston Greenline
Intermediate
Kingston, NY
Intermediate
Kingston, NY
12.4 mi 20.0 km #10O&W Rail Trail: Accord to Hurley
Easy/Intermediate
Hurley, NY
Easy/Intermediate
Hurley, NY

Photos of Catskill Region - 390

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Beautiful views abound from the southern portion of Bonticou Crag.
Feb 1, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Vibrant leaves grace the view from the northern tip.
Feb 1, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Kaaterskill Waterfall takes on an entirely new character in wintertime.
Mar 1, 2017 near Palenville, NY
Emerge from the Lemon Squeeze for this rewarding view of the surrounding Catskill Mountains.
Apr 6, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
This is one of the difficult parts along the Bonticou Ascent Path.
Apr 27, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Sunset on Twin Peak
Apr 18, 2019 near Woodstock, NY
Port Jervis, NY - Brewer's Reservoir Loop:  On the Out N Back Trail
Aug 7, 2019 near Port Je…, NY
Ashokan Rail Trail
Oct 24, 2020 near West Hu…, NY