Esopus Creek and Ashokan Reservoir

EASY 35 reviews
#21 of 75 trails in

Esopus Creek and Ashokan Reservoir is a 5.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Olivebridge, New York that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options.

DISTANCE
5.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
367 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

fishing

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

walking

forest

lake

wildlife

no dogs

walking
2 months ago

perfect walk for all seasons with paved even path. Great opportunity to see an eagle soar by.

6 months ago

Had beautiful autumn views of the Catskill Mountain range on our recent walk. Would love to return with a bike. As it is unshaded and paved it may be a bit much during the dog days of summer

walking
8 months ago

Easy walk and great views of the mountains. I wish I could bring my dog but no animals allowed! Still worth it!

walking
8 months ago

This is an easy walk with absolutely beautiful views all the way around.

hiking
9 months ago

Went on a clear, hot day--there is no shade-given its paved, this is really better served as a bike path w open view on the reservoir

9 months ago

magnificent

walking
10 months ago

Great views of the Catskills

mountain biking
Sunday, April 30, 2017

Beautiful and peaceful view! Paved trail

walking
Sunday, October 23, 2016

Flat, easy & gorgeous! Dress for lots of wind.

walking
Monday, September 05, 2016

Nice flat paved walk with great views. I went at night to try to catch sunset & was only able to do half, but will be back during fall.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Beautiful, Amazing, and Absolutely MAGICAL! A 3.4 mile leisurely walk where you find yourself surrounded by the many high~peaked Catskills Mountains and the crystal clear water of Ashokan. There is always a gentle breeze going on carrying the fresh salty dewy morning smell and a wild rose anise breeze during sunset past the woods of the Reservoir. The walkway is full of friendly geese and sometimes deer are seen next to the hills underneath. And the water's reflective properties are truly captivating.

fishing
Saturday, February 25, 2012

Good Steelhead in the late run. Nice Browns.

hiking
6 months ago

mountain biking
6 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

mountain biking
8 months ago

hiking
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walking
10 months ago

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walking
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