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Best trails in Carmel

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Looking for a great trail near Carmel, New York? AllTrails has 5 great hiking 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 Bear Mountain State Park or Minnewaska State Park Preserve, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Mount Beacon Park or Ramapo Valley County Reservation. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Carmel ranging from 2.7 to 3.5 miles and from 419 to 898 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 Carmel
Top trails (5)
#1 - Nimham Fire Tower Loop
Ninham Mountain Multiple Use Area
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 47 m
Hunters use this trail. Wear highly visible equipment. Show more
#2 - Hawk Rock and Mead Farm Trail
Horse Pound Brook Unit
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 43 m
Hawk Rock and Mead Farm Trail is a 3.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Carmel, New York that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking anShow more
#3 - White Pond Trail
Carmel, New York
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
New York State Park on White Pond Road, Carmel, New York that provides water access for fishing and boating. Trail is moderate with rolling terrain. Start at the south end parking area, following tShow more
#4 - Leaf, Yellow, Green, Orange and Brown Trails
Carmel, New York
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
Leaf, Yellow, Green, Orange and Brown Trails is a 2.8 mile loop trail located near Carmel, New York that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nShow more
#5 - King's Chamber and Moose Hill Loop [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Clarence Fahnestock State Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 48 m
The goal of this hike is the so-called King’s Chamber, a quite large stone structure built into the side of a hill. Both the date of construction and its purpose is obscure. Some internet “informationShow more