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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 Katterskill falls

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

(4) 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 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 Sunset on Twin Peak
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 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 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 Black Dome Viewpoint makes for great photo opportunities.
Difficult

Catskills Black Dome and Blackhead Loop

6.2 mi 9.9 km 2,245' Up 684.37 m Up 2,247' Down 684.75 m Down

Cairo, 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 Views north to the Catskills from 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 Another glimpse from Huckleberry Point.
Intermediate/Difficult

Huckleberry Point

4.8 mi 7.7 km 973' Up 296.52 m Up 971' Down 296.07 m Down

Palenville, NY
Favorite Long Path/red trail
Difficult

The Long Path

433.0 mi 696.8 km 64,602' Up 19690.6 m Up 57,200' Down 17434.5 m Down

Inwood, NY

Catskill Region Hiking

  • 1,156 Miles 1,860 Kilometers of Trail
  • 26 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Gems Gems
  • 103 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 155 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 51 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Catskill Region - 283

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0.5 mi 0.9 km #1Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Difficult
New Paltz, NY 22 
8.6 mi 13.8 km #2Burroughs Range Trail (Wittenburg Cornell Slide Trail)
Difficult
Shokan, NY
Difficult
Shokan, NY 19 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #3Gertrude's Nose Trail
Difficult
Kerhonkson, NY
Difficult
Kerhonkson, NY
2.3 mi 3.7 km #4Overlook Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Woodstock, NY
Intermediate
Woodstock, NY 18 
8.3 mi 13.4 km #5Giant Ledge-Panther-Fox Hollow Trail
Difficult
Shokan, NY
Difficult
Shokan, NY 11 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #6Kaaterskill Falls Trail
Intermediate
Palenville, NY
Intermediate
Palenville, NY 17 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #7Millbrook Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
New Paltz, NY
5.6 mi 9.0 km #8Neversink Hardenburgh Trail
Intermediate
Livingston Manor, NY
Intermediate
Livingston Manor, NY
0.4 mi 0.7 km #9Bonticou Ascent Path
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
Difficult
New Paltz, NY
21.5 mi 34.7 km #10Escarpment Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Palenville, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Palenville, NY

Photos of Catskill Region - 389

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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
Emerge from the Lemon Squeeze for this rewarding view of the surrounding Catskill Mountains.
Apr 6, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Undercliff Carriage Road is gorgeous in the autumn.
May 5, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
Trust your feet and make your way out of the slot!
Apr 26, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
This is one of the difficult parts along the Bonticou Ascent Path.
Apr 27, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
You'll have to climb this ladder between a narrow slot in the rocks along the Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze.
Apr 26, 2017 near New Paltz, NY
On top!
Aug 4, 2017 near New Paltz, NY