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Best trails in Accord

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Explore the most popular trails near Accord 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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Map of trails in Accord
Top trails (4)
#1 - Rainbow Falls Trail
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 2 h 50 m
This Rainbow Falls is located in Minnewaska State Park Preserve in Ulster County, New York (not to be confused with the Rainbow Falls and Indian Head trail in the Adirondack Mountain Reserve).The park includes dense hardwood forests, beautiful views, waterfalls, three lakes and numerous hiking trails. The park is managed by the Palisades Interstate Park Commission and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Park in the lower parking area and take the Mossy Glen Trail (yellow), which is almost an immediate left off the lower Carriage Road( corner of parking lot ). The trail hugs the Peters Kill for almost 2 miles. Follow the trail left and up to the upper carriage road and make a right. Follow the Carriage Road for about a mile and look for the orange blaze on the right for Rainbow Falls Trail heading downhill. Follow the trail a short distance for about a half mile to the base of the falls. Continue along the base of the falls following the orange markers UP the short rock scramble. Once at the top enjoy the view of the Catskills in the distance, The parking fee is $10 per vehicle. Visitors might also be interested in nearby Castle Point and Lake Minnewaska. Show more
#2 - Millbrook Ridge Trail
Mohonk Preserve
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 3 h 59 m
This loop hike climbs along the Millbrook Ridge Trail (blue), down the Millbrook Mountain Trail (red), and comes back via the Coxing Trail (blue) to Trapps Road. It provides excellent views of the Mohonk Preserve.Show more
#3 - Jenny Lane to Rainbow Falls to Castle Point Carriage Road Loop
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
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Length: 14.3 mi • Est. 6 h 46 m
#4 - Clove Path
Mohonk Preserve
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 25 m