Length:  3.5 miles

Difficulty: Strenuous (rock scramble)

Type:  Loop

Location:   Mohonk Preserve

Shawangunks

Ulster County

GPS 41.794616, -74.128513

Attractions:  Views, EPIC ROCK SCRAMBLE!

Bonticou Crag Mohonk Preserve

Length:  2.8 miles

Difficulty: Strenuous

Type:  Loop

Location:   Hudson Highlands State Park, East

Route 9D

Dutchess County

GPS 41.447809,-73.980861

Attractions:  Views, ANOTHER EPIC ROCK SCRABLE!

Breakneck Ridge Hudson Highlands

Length:  7-8 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

Type:  Loop

Location:   Catskill Region

Scutt Road

Greene County

GPS 42.200662,-74.058473

Attractions:  Leaf peeping, water features, AWESOME VIEWS!

 

Escarpment Trail The Catskills

Length:  9.8 miles

Difficulty: Strenuous (LONG ascent)

Type:  Out-and-back

Location:   Adirondack Mountains

Schroon Lake Region

Crane Pond Road

Schroon, NY ‎

Attractions:  Challenging ascent, 360º VIEWS!

 

Pharoah Mountain The Adirondacks

Length:  7 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

Type:  Loop

Location:   Harriman State Park

Anthony Wayne Recreation Area

Palisades Interstate Pkwy

Stony Point, NY 10911

Attractions:  Views, nice forests, monument, BEARS!

Bear Mountain Harriman State Park

Kaaterskill Falls The Catskills

Length: ≈ 1 mile

Difficulty: Easy, but dangerous off the path!

Type:  Out-and-back

Location:   Catskill Region

Route 23A

Hunter, NY

GPS 42.189959, -74.074166

Attractions:  Nice leaf peeping, some climbing, WATERFALLS!

BEWARE very slippery/dangerous, have proper footwear!

 

Length: 7.4 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

Type:  Out-and-back

Location:   Sam's Point Preserve

Shawangunks

Ulster County

GPS 41.669963,-74.361649

Attractions:  ICE CAVES, WATERFALLS, VIEWS!

 

Ice Caves & Verkeerderkill Falls

Length:  5.4 miles

Difficulty: Moderate

Type:  Out-and-back

Location:   Catskill Mountains

Route 47

Phoenicia, NY 12464

GPS N42.0090 W74.4275

Attractions:  Interesting forest, views, TALLEST PEAK!

 

Slide Mountain The Catskills

Length:  ≈ 12 miles

Difficulty: Strenuous (steep ascent)

Type:  Out-and-back

Location:   Adirondack Mountains

Whiteface Region

Connery Pond Road

Lake Placid, NY 12946

Attractions:  A crazy workout ending with CRAZY VIEWS!

 

Whiteface Mountain The Adirondacks

New York State