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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

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 In the winter sections of Poets Ledge / Long Path trail feel like an ice climb...this is 1 of them!
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 Kaaterskill Waterfall takes on an entirely new character in wintertime.
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 Running

  • 90 Miles 145 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 4 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 15 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Kaaterskill Wild Forest - 19

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Kaaterskill Falls Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY 17 
0.4 mi 0.7 km #2Kaaterskill High Peak Summit Path - South
Difficult
Palenville, NY
Difficult
Palenville, NY
0.5 mi 0.8 km #3Kaaterskill High Peak Summit Path - North
Difficult
Palenville, NY
Difficult
Palenville, NY
21.5 mi 34.7 km #4Escarpment Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Palenville, NY
Intermediate/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
1.2 mi 1.9 km #9Yellow Horse Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
1.0 mi 1.7 km #10Schutt Road
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
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