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Best trails in Big Indian

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Looking for a great trail near Big Indian, New York? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Minnewaska State Park Preserve or Catskill State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Indian Head Wilderness or Mohonk Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in Big Indian ranging from 4.9 to 9.7 miles and from 1,361 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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Map of trails in Big Indian
Top trails (12)
#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 - Slide Mountain Out-and-Back
Catskill State Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 20 m
Slide Mountain Out-and-Back is a 5.3 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 is primarily Show more
#4 - 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
#5 - Rochester Hollow Trail
Belleayre Day Use Area
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 34 m
Rochester Hollow Trail is a 4.9 mile out and back trail located near Big Indian, New York that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, and cross couShow more
#6 - Balsam, Haynes, Eagle, Big Indian and Fir Peaks Loop
Big Indian Wilderness
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Length: 15.1 mi • Est. 8 h 50 m
Balsam, Haynes, Eagle, Big Indian and Fir Peaks Loop is a 15.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Big Indian, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. ThShow more
#7 - Eagle Mountain, Haynes Mountain, and Balsam Mountain
Big Indian Wilderness
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 5 h 55 m
Eagle Mountain, Haynes Mountain, and Balsam Mountain is a 9.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Big Indian, New York that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderShow more
#8 - Fir Mountain via Pine Hill-West Branch Trail
Big Indian Wilderness
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 4 h 9 m
Fir Mountain via Pine Hill-West Branch Trail is a 7.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Big Indian, New York that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily uShow more
#9 - Haynes Mountain and Eagle Mountain
Big Indian Wilderness
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 57 m
Haynes Mountain and Eagle Mountain is a 6.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Big Indian, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilyShow more
#10 - Eagle Mountain
Big Indian Wilderness
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
Eagle Mountain is a 5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Big Indian, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
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