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Inspiration Point rewards visitors with the quintessential Catskill viewpoint. The dramatic views along the Escarpment Trail, located in the Forever Wild Catskill Forest Preserve warrant a trip to this gem. Regardless of season, hikers are sure to enjoy the dramatic views from Inspiration Point.

Short Hike: Inspiration Point is just a short hike along the Escarpment Trail. There are several great viewpoints to enjoy along the way.

Gem Type: Viewpoint

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Joshua Howard

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Aug 17, 2022
Yohan Lee
Early morning hike. Trail in good condition and well marked. Can't imagine the beauty when leaves turn color in Fall
Apr 15, 2022
Jose Payamps
Sep 5, 2021
ReneƩ Rose Belanger
Muddy and some down trees. Very very slippery rocks
Aug 11, 2019
Malith Waharaka
Feb 17, 2019
Ayelet H
Dec 27, 2018
A. G.

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