Best trails in Rusk Mountain Wild Forest

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Explore the most popular trails in Rusk Mountain Wild Forest with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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#1 - Rusk Mountain Bushwack
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Rusk Mountain Bushwack is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near West Kill, New York that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikingShow more
#2 - Southwest Hunter Mountain via Spruceton Road
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 4 h 1 m
Southwest Hunter Mountain via Spruceton Road is a 7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near West Kill, New York and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, naturShow more
#3 - Rusk Mountain Loop via East Rusk
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
Rusk Mountain is a Catskill high peak and is a great introductory bushwhack. This particular loop is longer but is gentler than the more common in-and-out method. It's wild and largely untouched wildeShow more
#4 - Rusk Mountain and Evergreen Mountain Bushwack via Devil's Path Trailhead
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m
Rusk Mountain and Evergreen Mountain Bushwack via Devil's Path Trailhead is a 7.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near West Kill, New York that features a river and is rated as dShow more