Best trails in Phoenicia

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Looking for a great trail near Phoenicia, New York? AllTrails has 14 great hiking trails, 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 Phoenicia - Mt. Tobias Wild Forest. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 11 hard trails in Phoenicia ranging from 5.6 to 39.4 miles and from 757 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 Phoenicia
Top trails (14)
#1 - Wittenberg and Cornell Mountains Trail
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 8.5 mi • Est. 5 h 31 m
Wittenberg and Cornell Mountains Trail is a 8.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Phoenicia, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail ofShow more
#2 - Mount Tremper Trail
Phoenicia - Mt. Tobias Wild Forest
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 45 m
Note: The top of the tower is closed due to COVID-19 however the trail is still accessible.Show more
#3 - Burroughs Range Trail (Wittenberg, Cornell, Slide Trail)
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 14.8 mi • Est. 9 h 14 m
In this hike, you will traverse 3 peaks all above 3500ft. The views are the best around, you have to climb over ledges and the elevation gain over the entire rout is incredible. Once you get above 3Show more
#4 - Friday Mountain and Balsam Cap from Moon Haw Road
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 4 h 14 m
This is a bush wack hike, not an official trail. Please note that there is private land nearby this route, so please respect private property and do not venture onto it.Show more
#5 - Wittenberg, Cornell, and Slide Mountain Trail
Catskill State Park
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Length: 12.3 mi • Est. 8 h
Wittenberg, Cornell, and Slide Mountain Trail is a 12.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Phoenicia, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult.Show more
#6 - Slide, Cornell and Wittenberg Mountains
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 11 mi • Est. 7 h 2 m
Slide, Cornell and Wittenberg Mountains is a 11 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Phoenicia, New York that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a numbeShow more
#7 - Tanbark Loop
Phoenicia Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
Tanbark Loop is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Phoenicia, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, ruShow more
#8 - Giant Ledge from Woodland
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 4 h 18 m
This trail is a nice option for reaching Giant Ledge from Woodland Valley campground. It starts out next to the entrance to Woodland Valley campground, and connects to Giant Ledge Trail. The first pShow more
#9 - Phoenicia Trail East Branch
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 10.4 mi • Est. 6 h 7 m
Phoenicia Trail East Branch is a 10.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Phoenicia, New York that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is prShow more
#10 - Terrace Mountain and Shelter Trail
Slide Mountain Wilderness
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 34 m
Terrace Mountain and Shelter Trail is a 7.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Phoenicia, New York that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number Show more
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