Kid-Friendly Catskills Hiking Trails
This kid-friendly list of Catskills hiking trails focuses on easier, shorter, flatter routes. Nonetheless, each provides a ton of interest. There are excellent scenic views, interesting terrain, dramatic geology, and even some ruins to explore.
Hiking With Children: Safety Issues
Many young people can enjoy even fairly strenuous mountain hikes safely. You know best what your kids can handle.
These trailed routes cross relatively even terrain: no big ascents, no rock scrambles. However, these are all still wilderness hikes — so make sure you’re prepared to hike in the wilderness. At the very least, carry the ten essentials.