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Catharine Valley Trail is a 4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Watkins Glen, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 4.0 miles Elevation Gain: 13 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

stroller friendly

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

running

forest

rails trails

views

wild flowers

hiking
1 month ago

Simple flat walk just south of town (Watkins Glen). We walked south on the trail then turned right & walked on the side of the road to Aunt Sarah's waterfall. It was fine to give us a bit of extra exercise after the Gorge trail and visit to the town.

mountain biking
bugs
1 month ago

This trail is a fairly flat surface and there aren’t many people on the trail. It’s a standard state/county/township maintained trail. It’s shaded for the most part, so it’s a great ride on a hot day. There’s a warning sign as you approach the entrance about Lyme disease, But that’s typically the case on most trails. If you have younger children or want a really easy ride, This is a great trail for you. It isn’t very scenic as it’s covered by high weeds & trees for the most part. All in all, A fun ride whilst visiting Watkins Glen, NY.

mountain biking
2 months ago

This trail is actually 13 miles long, runs from Watkins Glenn to Horseheads NY

hiking
3 months ago

Rode bikes with children down the trail! Went great! Kids loved it!

mountain biking
5 months ago

Perfect trail for biking. Nothing special otherwise.

hiking
muddy
7 months ago

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Nice easy walk - simple to follow along the canal. Not much of a view anywhere along the path.

hiking
Saturday, August 19, 2017

A simple hike in a nature preserve

mountain biking
Saturday, April 02, 2011

Very well maintained up hill by less than 2% grade heading south from Watkins Glen mostly shaded through Montour Falls. Not Buggy even by the canal. Park behind the school and head south - coming back will be a breeze!

hiking
9 days ago

mountain biking
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hiking
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hiking
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hiking
6 months ago

cross country skiing
7 months ago

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

mountain biking
Wednesday, August 02, 2017

hiking
Saturday, July 08, 2017

walking
Sunday, June 11, 2017

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