Steep Catskills Hike to Two Lookouts

A short, steep Nature Walk through peaceful woods to two views of the Ashokan Reservoir and surrounding peaks.

Hike Length: 2.4 miles (3.86 km)

Total Ascent: 866ft (264m)

Intensity: Moderate Catskills Hike

Route Type: Out-and-Back

Includes: Blazed Trail, Unmarked Trail

Parent : Location Hidden

ashokan view

View from eastern ledge

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This steep trail leads through peaceful woods to two views of the Ashokan Reservoir and surrounding Catskills peaks.

This is a short hike that’s not well-known beyond the local community. It’s not even marked on the brand new NYNJTC 2022 Catskills map!

This is a secret spot.

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Not everyone has hours to spend hiking a mountain. Short hikes and nature walks are a great way to squeeze some outdoor goodness into your day. This hike is also steep which hill runners may enjoy.

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