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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 4.2 to 11.9 km and from 209 to 1,112 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Kaaterskill Falls from Laurel House Road
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 2.7 km • Est. 58 m
Kaaterskill Falls from Laurel House Road is a 2.7 kilometer heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Haines Falls, New York that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trShow more
#2 - Inspiration Point and Boulder Rock Trail
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 7.2 km • Est. 2 h 21 m
Inspiration Point and Boulder Rock Trail is a 7.2 kilometer 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 Show more
#3 - Kaaterskill High Peak Trail
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 12.6 km • Est. 4 h 27 m
Kaaterskill High Peak Trail is a 12.6 kilometer 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 pShow more
#4 - Poet's Ledge Trail
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 10.3 km • Est. 4 h 4 m
Poet's Ledge Trail is a 10.3 kilometer 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 hiShow more
#5 - Inspiration Point via South Lake Road
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 8.4 km • Est. 2 h 36 m
Inspiration Point via South Lake Road is a 8.4 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tannersville, New York that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarShow more
#6 - Kaaterskill High Peak Loop Trail
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 11.7 km • Est. 4 h 15 m
Kaaterskill High Peak Loop Trail is a 11.7 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Elka Park, New York that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primShow more
#7 - Echo Lake
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 11.9 km • Est. 4 h 1 m
Echo Lake is a 11.9 kilometer 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 activitShow more
#8 - Indian Head Summit and Jimmy Dolan Notch Overlook Trail
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 7.7 km • Est. 2 h 57 m
Indian Head Summit and Jimmy Dolan Notch Overlook Trail is a 7.7 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Hunter, New York that features a great forest setting and is rated as mShow more
#9 - Boulder Rock and Catskill Mountain House
Kaaterskill Wild Forest
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Length: 2.7 km • 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: 3.5 km • Est. 1 h 13 m
Layman's Monument Loop Trail is a 3.5 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Haines Falls, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail isShow more
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