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Kaaterskill Wild Forest

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32 mi 51 km of trail 3 Runs

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 12 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

Gems in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 2

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

Kaaterskill Falls

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

Inspiration Point

(3) Palenville, NY

Runs in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 3

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Favorite Another glimpse from Huckleberry Point.
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.
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 Kaaterskill Waterfall takes on an entirely new character in wintertime.
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 16 
0.4 mi 0.7 km #2Kaaterskill High Peak Summit Path - South
Difficult
Palenville, NY
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
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
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
2.4 mi 3.9 km #7Yellow North South Lake Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Palenville, NY
1.2 mi 1.9 km #8Yellow Horse Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Palenville, NY
1.0 mi 1.7 km #9Schutt Road
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.7 km Palenville, NY
9.5 mi 15.3 km #10Long Path: Section 22
Intermediate/Difficult
Palenville, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
9.5 mi 15.3 km Palenville, NY
1.2 mi 1.9 km #11Palenville Overlook Spur Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Palenville, NY
6.1 mi 9.7 km #12Kaaterskill High Peak Trail
Easy
Palenville, NY
Easy
6.1 mi 9.7 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
2.1 mi 3.4 km #14Sleepy Hollow South
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Palenville, NY
0.6 mi 1.0 km #15Round Top-High Peak Loop Connector
Easy
Palenville, NY
Easy
0.6 mi 1.0 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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Kaaterskill Waterfall takes on an entirely new character in wintertime.
Mar 1, 2017 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
In the winter sections of Poets Ledge / Long Path trail feel like an ice climb...this is 1 of them!
Mar 10, 2018 near Palenville, NY
Kaaterskill Falls from above
Jan 24, 2018 near Palenville, NY
Another view of waterfall.
Jan 22, 2018 near Palenville, NY