Short, easy hiking trails wind through High Falls Conservation Area to one of the most spectacular waterfalls in New York.
Inspiration Point in Kaaterskill Clove is one of the top scenic destinations in The Catskills.
A long, quiet, remote and insanely beautiful hike with epic views.
Acra Point & Burnt Knob is one of the most beautiful hikes in The Catskills. Gorgeous trails for miles, plus two amazing lookouts.
A short, easy hike to the very memorable Dibbles Quarry in one of The Catskills’ loveliest notches.
Baxter Mountain Trail in the Adirondacks is on of the sweetest trails in Keene Valley. Baxter is also one of the most hike-able and scenic peaks in the area.
Is Huckleberry Loop Trail the most beautiful hike in The Catskills? This mile-by-mile guide walks you through it all.
The long hike out to Lower Wolf Jaw is steep and rugged, passing over Hedgehog Mountain. It also includes a very difficult slab rock scramble.
Some of the best day hikes are only a few hours from New York City. The Western Catskills have it all!
The Nun-Da-Ga-O ridge is as magical as it is tough. Do not let these easy-sounding mileage and elevation stats trick you!
This new route to Red Hill Fire Tower is a little longer and tougher than the classic route, but so much sweeter.
The delightful Vernooy Falls hiking trail leads to one of the funnest spots in The Catskills.
The best scenic Catskills views? Often, they’re not the ones you'll find in any guidebook.
This rugged route passes along the bottom of Race Brook Falls, then climbs through beautiful forest to a scenic lookout beyond the summit of Mount Everett.
I had no idea what I’d find on this unsung trail. I was blown away.
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