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Gems in New York - 13

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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 The beautiful Horseshoe Falls on the Niagara River.

Niagara Falls

(9) Niagara…, ON
gem Favorite The path near the base of the beautiful Taughannock Falls offers a fantastic look at the water and surrounding amphitheater.

Taughannock Falls

(13) Trumans…, NY
gem Favorite Ithaca Falls remains a gorgeous sight in the winter.

Ithaca Falls

(3) Cayuga…, NY
gem Favorite Katterskill falls

Kaaterskill Falls

(2) Palenville, NY
gem Favorite Westward view from the top of the lighthouse.

Fire Island Lighthouse

(1) Islip, NY

Recommended Routes in New York - 117

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Favorite Heading up the Breakneck scramble in light snow
Difficult

Breakneck Ridge Bypass

2.8 mi 4.5 km 1,129' Up 344.21 m Up 1,135' Down 346.08 m Down

Cornwal…, NY
Favorite View from an overlook just off the trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bear Mountain Loop

3.7 mi 5.9 km 1,121' Up 341.56 m Up 1,120' Down 341.52 m Down

Fort Mo…, NY
Favorite Pretty amazing view points on this hike. Great for photo oops.
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 A hiker descends rocky trail.
Difficult

The Devil's Path

23.1 mi 37.2 km 8,104' Up 2470.13 m Up 8,373' Down 2552.14 m Down

Manorville, NY
Favorite Approaching the summit of Mt. Marcy.
Difficult

Mt. Marcy via Van Hoevenberg Trail

14.0 mi 22.5 km 3,101' Up 945.04 m Up 3,101' Down 945.17 m Down

Lake Pl…, NY
Favorite The view near the top of Storm King Mountain.
Intermediate/Difficult

Storm King Mountain

2.4 mi 3.9 km 455' Up 138.62 m Up 460' Down 140.21 m Down

Cornwal…, NY
Favorite Heading up the Breakneck scramble in light snow
Difficult

Breakneck Ridge to Sugarloaf Mountain Loop

6.1 mi 9.9 km 1,490' Up 454.2 m Up 1,483' Down 451.97 m Down

Cornwal…, NY
Favorite Vibrant leaves grace the view from the northern tip.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bonticou Crag Route

2.3 mi 3.7 km 412' Up 125.51 m Up 426' Down 129.71 m Down

Stone R…, NY
Favorite Across the street from the parking lot at the trailhead in Cold Spring Harbor.  Near winter solstice.
Intermediate

Cold Spring Harbor State Park Out-and-Back

4.2 mi 6.8 km 571' Up 174.03 m Up 570' Down 173.82 m Down

Cold Sp…, NY

New York Hiking

  • 7,746 Miles 12,466 Kilometers of Trail
  • 120 Recommended Routes
  • 13 Gems Gems
  • 1,722 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 1,142 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 283 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in New York - 3,027

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0.5 mi 0.9 km #1Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Difficult
New Paltz, NY 22 
4.1 mi 6.6 km #2Breakneck Ridge Trail
Difficult
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY
Difficult
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 29 
8.6 mi 13.8 km #3Burroughs Range Trail (Wittenburg Cornell Slide Trail)
Difficult
Shokan, NY
Difficult
Shokan, NY 18 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #4Cascade Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Keene, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Keene, NY 19 
4.6 mi 7.4 km #5Algonquin Trail
Difficult
Lake Placid, NY
Difficult
Lake Placid, NY 16 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #6Gertrude's Nose Trail
Difficult
Kerhonkson, NY
Difficult
Kerhonkson, NY
2.3 mi 3.7 km #7Overlook Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Woodstock, NY
Intermediate
Woodstock, NY 18 
19.5 mi 31.3 km #8Nassau-Suffolk Trail
Intermediate
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
Intermediate
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 17 
3.0 mi 4.9 km #9Ridge Trail to Giant Mountain
Difficult
Keene, NY
Difficult
Keene, NY 11 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #10Shore Trail (White): The Giant Stairs
Difficult
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
Difficult
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

Photos of New York - 1,719

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Heading up the Breakneck scramble in light snow
Apr 23, 2015 near Cornwal…, NY
Looking south into the High Peaks region from Mt Van Hoevenberg. Taken 10/06/21.
Oct 14, 2021 near Lake Pl…, NY
Arguably the best view in Harriman State Park NY, just off Lichen Trail looking west
Nov 12, 2018 near Harriman, NY
Breakneck Ridge III
Apr 23, 2015 near Cornwal…, NY
Katterskill falls
Jul 14, 2019 near Palenville, NY
Pretty amazing view points on this hike. Great for photo oops.
Aug 20, 2018 near Kerhonkson, NY
View of the Hudson and Bear Mountain Bridge.
May 23, 2019 near Fort Mo…, NY
Climbing Gothics Cables
Nov 7, 2017 near Keene, NY