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Best trails in Kaaterskill Wild Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Kaaterskill Wild Forest, New York? AllTrails has 18 great hiking trails, forest trails, views 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 10 moderate trails in Kaaterskill Wild Forest ranging from 2.6 to 7.4 miles and from 685 to 3,648 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Katterskill Falls from Laurel House Road
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 58 m
Katterskill Falls from Laurel House Road is a 1.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Haines Falls, New York that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail iShow more
#2 - Inspiration Point and Boulder Rock Trail
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 21 m
Inspiration Point and Boulder Rock Trail is a 4.5 mile loop trail located near Tannersville, New York that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best Show more
#3 - Kaaterskill High Peak Trail
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 4 h 27 m
Kaaterskill High Peak Trail is a 7.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Elka Park, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primariShow more
#4 - Poet's Ledge Trail
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 4 h 4 m
Poet's Ledge Trail is a 6.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Palenville, New York that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#5 - Inspiration Point via South Lake Road
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
Inspiration Point via South Lake Road is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tannersville, New York that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily uShow more
#6 - Kaaterskill High Peak Loop Trail
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 4 h 15 m
Kaaterskill High Peak Loop Trail is a 7.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Elka Park, New York that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily Show more
#7 - Echo Lake
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 4 h 1 m
Echo Lake is a 7.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Hunter, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#8 - Indian Head Summit and Jimmy Dolan Notch Overlook Trail
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 57 m
Indian Head Summit and Jimmy Dolan Notch Overlook Trail is a 4.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Hunter, New York that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderaShow more
#9 - Boulder Rock and Catskill Mountain House
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 53 m
There is a $10 parking fee for North or South Lake. Hikers may also park on the road but there is a $2 pedestrian fee.Show more
#10 - Layman's Monument Loop Trail
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
Layman's Monument Loop Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Haines Falls, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primShow more
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