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Best trails in Ellenville

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Looking for a great trail near Ellenville, New York? AllTrails has 5 great lake 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 Mohonk Preserve. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Ellenville ranging from 6 to 13.7 miles and from 298 to 2,273 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 Ellenville
Top trails (5)
#1 - Lippman Park Loop
Ellenville, New York
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Length: 9.1 mi
Lots of smooth flowing hard packed. But, there are rock walls, skinnies, obstacles, rollers, jumps, gaps, bridges, you name it. There is something for everyone in here. Trails are well marked and well mapped and well made.Show more
#2 - Smiley Carriage Road to Lake Awosting
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
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Length: 13.7 mi • Est. 6 h 58 m
Beautiful creeks and a consistent uphill that's never too steep. Great winter hike!Show more
#3 - Sam's Point Overlook to Ice Cave Trail [CLOSED]
Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
Note: As of August 2020, the Minnewaska State Park Preserve is closed to all visitors due to COVID-19. Please check here for updates: https://parks.ny.gov/parks/193 The caves close in November and open again in the spring. The first mile of this trail is paved. The trail is then dirt from there. The Ice Cave Trail is blazed white.Show more
#4 - Sam's Point, Ice Caves, and Indian Rock Loop [CLOSED]
Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 52 m
Note: The Ice Caves Trail and Indian Rock Trail are currently closed due to COVID-19. For more information, please see https://parks.ny.gov/parks/193 A heavily traveled set of trails in Sam's Point Preserve. The majority is walking on country roads - but with a few side hikes that make the rest worth it. Includes a stop at Sam's Point overlook, the Ice Caves loop (where ice can last in the caves well into July), and Indian Rock (caution: snakes). Get there early, the parking lot opens at 9 and gets busy ($10 to park). Show more
#5 - Smiley Carriageway, Berrypicker, High Point and Verkeerderkill Falls [CLOSED]
Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Sam's Point Area
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Length: 10.7 mi • Est. 6 h
This trail is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 restrictions. Show more