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Layman's Monument Loop Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Haines Falls, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until September.

Length 2.2 mi Elevation gain 501 ft Route type Loop

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Chuck Oh
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Very nice area. Went out to Inspiration and enjoyed the view while having a trail lunch.

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Tracy Barton
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Great hike with some great views

James Catalfamo
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this is a very easy quick hike nice to do if you don't have a lot of time but if you do add the other scenic spot to this trail to make the hike great.

Richard Smo
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It seemed a bit more moderate than easy to me. great trail, be careful on the return I missed the correct path and ended on the road. no big deal though.

Dennis Nichols
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kaaterskill falls plus. rough terrain

Traugott Jaeger
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We did the loop counter clockwise. First a steep grade down loose rock until we reached the monument. Then about a quarter mile of relatively level trail with multiple viewpoints into the Clove. Rather stunning views. Nice forest with interesting rock formations along the trail. Then steep upgrade (about 30%). Really not an easy hike. Eventually we came to a bridle path by which you return through hemlock woods. This part of the hike was boring. Overall I would say that if you are visiting Kaaterskill Falls and want to get away from the loud tourists for a couple hours on a vigorous hike, this is perfect. But you need hiking boots or good sneakers. It is not a casual walk.

Ivan Medvedev
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Farid Naib
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Omar Umanzor
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James Luke
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Thomas Johnstone
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Kyle Bartosik
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Girl With Dog
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Moe Lemire
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Hershey Delos Santos
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Dan C
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Mister J
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Neil Stasilli
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Bill Bill Vining
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Donna Backus
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Karl Forste
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Robert Egert
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Mary Elizabeth Latch
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Dana Mortensen
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C P.
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Naved Khan
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Sarah Bacon
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Carrie Cao
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Dave W
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Dr. Tom Mawhinney
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