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Best trails in Catskill State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Catskill State Park, New York? AllTrails has 51 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 21 moderate trails in Catskill State Park ranging from 1.7 to 12.5 miles and from 915 to 4,176 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Artist's Rock, Sunset Rock, and Newman's Ledge via Mary's Glen Trail
Catskill State Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
Note: Users have reported that the access road leading to the trailhead is currently closed. An alternate parking option is at the ranger station about 1.5 miles from the beginning of this trail.Show more
#2 - Huckleberry Point Trail
Catskill State Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
This is a hike that is great for hikers of all skill levels. Because it is short and not overly difficult, beginners will enjoy this hike. There are some steep sections that will get your heart pumpinShow more
#3 - Devil's Path: Indian Mountain, Twin Mountain, Plateau Mountain Loop
Catskill State Park
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Length: 19.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
Devil's Path: Indian Mountain, Twin Mountain, Plateau Mountain Loop is a 19.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Hunter, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is only recommShow more
#4 - Diamond Notch Falls via Diamond Notch Road
Catskill State Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 33 m
Diamond Notch Falls via Diamond Notch Road is a 4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Lanesville, New York that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primaShow more
#5 - Escarpment Loop, Kaaterskill Falls, Bastion Falls, and South Lake Loop
Catskill State Park
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 3 h 57 m
Please note: As of May 26, 2020, users have reported that Kaaterskill Falls is still closed. You can still follow the BLUE Escarpment trail loop south to the South lake, and walk on paved road betweenShow more
#6 - Table Mountain Trail
Catskill State Park
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Length: 8.5 mi • Est. 5 h 27 m
Table Mountain Trail is a 8.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Grahamsville, New York that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#7 - Twin Mountain and Indian Head Mountain via Devil's Path
Catskill State Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 46 m
This trail is a great trail with excellent views. It has many steep inclines that require scrambling so, dogs and children are not recommended.Show more
#8 - Devil's Path to the Jimmy Dolan Notch Overlook and Twin Mountain Summit
Catskill State Park
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 33 m
Devil's Path to the Jimmy Dolan Notch Overlook and Twin Mountain Summit is a 5.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Hunter, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and isShow more
#9 - Artists Rock and Sunset Rock via Escarpment Trail
Catskill State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 57 m
Artists Rock and Sunset Rock via Escarpment Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Hunter, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. ThShow more
#10 - Escarpment Trail and Schutt Road Loop
Catskill State Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 52 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Parking is available at the Scutt Road lot, or drive into the NorthShow more
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