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Best trails in Slide Mountain Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Slide Mountain Wilderness, New York? AllTrails has 21 great hiking trails, trail running 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. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 17 hard trails in Slide Mountain Wilderness ranging from 5.6 to 18.2 miles and from 833 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 - Giant Ledge and Panther Mountain Trail
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 53 m
Giant Ledge and Panther Mountain Trail is a 6.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Big Indian, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail ofShow more
#2 - Slide Mountain Trail
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 41 m
A short jog up a 4,000 foot peak in the Catskills and another on your NE 111er list. This is a very easy climb up Slide Mountain in the Catskills. Like other summits in the Catskills the top is woodeShow more
#3 - Wittenberg and Cornell Mountains Trail
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 8.5 mi • Est. 5 h 31 m
Wittenberg and Cornell Mountains Trail is a 8.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Phoenicia, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail ofShow more
#4 - Peekamoose and Table Mountains Trail
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 10 mi • Est. 5 h 38 m
Parking is at the Denning Road trailhead. Hike along the Phoenicia-East Branch Trail to the Peekamoose-Table Trail before going over to the possible camping spots along the way. Heading up the PTT to Show more
#5 - Burroughs Range Trail (Wittenberg, Cornell, Slide Trail)
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 14.8 mi • Est. 9 h 14 m
In this hike, you will traverse 3 peaks all above 3500ft. The views are the best around, you have to climb over ledges and the elevation gain over the entire rout is incredible. Once you get above 300Show more
#6 - Friday Mountain and Balsam Cap from Moon Haw Road
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 4 h 14 m
This is a bush wack hike, not an official trail. Please note that there is private land nearby this route, so please respect private property and do not venture onto it.Show more
#7 - Slide, Cornell and Wittenberg Mountains
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 11 mi • Est. 7 h 2 m
Slide, Cornell and Wittenberg Mountains is a 11 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Phoenicia, New York that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a numbeShow more
#8 - Rocky and Lone Mountain Loop
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 9.6 mi • Est. 5 h 16 m
Rocky and Lone Mountain Loop is a 9.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Claryville, New York that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity optShow more
#9 - Slide, Cornell and Wittenberg to Woodland Valley
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 5 h 21 m
Slide, Cornell and Wittenberg to Woodland Valley is a 8.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Big Indian, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficuShow more
#10 - Panther Mountain and Giant Ledge from Fox Hollow
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 15 mi • Est. 9 h 22 m
Panther Mountain and Giant Ledge from Fox Hollow is a 15 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Shandaken, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficultShow more
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