BICYCLE CLUB OF SULLIVAN COUNTY Offers
weekly guided bicycle tours April through October. For schedules &
information, call (845) 794-3000, ext. 5010.
CATSKILL HIKING SHACK, 169 Sullivan
St., P.O. Box 759, Wurtsboro, NY 12790, (845) 888-4453. Email: email@example.com
Outdoor hiking specialty shop providing information, maps, guides, gear,
footwear, etc. Open YR Tues.-Sat. from 11 A.M.-7 P.M. cc: MC, V
LANDER'S RIVER TRIPS, 5666 State Rt.
97, Narrowsburg, NY 12764. (800) 252-3925. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mountain
bike rentals. Bike along the scenic Delaware River. cc: MC, V
MIKE FRAYSSE'S SPORTS RESORT & TRAINING
CENTER, 573 High Rd., Glen Spey, NY 12737. 800-994-3335.
MOUNTAIN BIKING AT PEARSON PARK ON WALNUT
MOUNTAIN, Liberty, NY, 292-7690. Enjoy 265 acres with single track
and paths through woods and meadows. Trails for all levels of experience;
from the novice to expert. Biking events. Picnic areas, baseball field
and awesome views! A Great Place for Family Fun! Call for information,
directions and park hours.
|Ledge _ 3 mi
||A popular hike with views of the Catskill peaks, including Slide, Wittenberg, Big Indian, Hemlock and Eagle all part of the Indian Head Wilderness Area and Big Indian-Beaverkill Range. The trail is steep the first .7 mi. and the last stretch and is rocky and difficult in spots.
||Giant Ledge Parking area on Ulster 47.
|Kaaterskill Fall .8 mi
|| Kaaterskill Falls is a 260 foot, two tiered falls dropping 175 feet then 85 feet. It is the largest falls in NY. Continue to the pool after the first segment of the falls and then to the top. The trail is rocky and wet in spots .
|| on Rt. 23A at the hairpin turn, approx. 3.5 miles west of Palenville.
Lake Minnewaska/Lake Awosting 10 mi if you go around both lakes
|There are several hikes in the Lake Minnewaska State Park Preserve with views of white cliffs, and forests. Take the loop that leaves Lake Minnewaska and circles Lake Awosting. A trip on the Long Path takes you to Rainbow Falls. You can swim in each lake at its beaches.
||Lake Minnewaska State Park is on US 44/NY55 near New Paltz
|Mohonk Preserve Many trails with different distances
||There are many trails in the Mohonk Preserve including the 1.5 mile Millbrook Ridge with a panoramic view of the valley and Bonticou Crag
||Mohonk Preserve in New Paltz New York
|Sams Point Preserve Many trails with different distances
||Many trails. Do the Vanderkill Falls Long Path that is 6 miles and passes waterfalls and cliffs including Gertrude's Nose and Margaret Cliff. Consider the trail to the Ice Caves, 3 miles
|| New Paltz New York
|Ashokan High Point Trail 7.2 mi
||From Ashokan's summit there are views of the Hudson Highlands, Ashokan Reservoir and peaks in the Slide Mountain Wildernes.
|| Watson Hollow Rd. (CR 42) reached from NY 28A
|Slide Mountain 7 mi.
||One of the areas popular hikes. The most scenic trip is up Slide Mtn. (4180 feet) by the Curtis Ormsbee trail. The views on Slide are considered the Catskill's best. See at least seventy peaks, the Hudson Valley, and the Shawangunks, Berkshires and Taconics.
|| Ulster 47 reached by NY 28
|Blackhead Mountain via Blackhead Mtn. Trail 9.2 mi. to Blackhead 6.6 to Black Dome
||The best views from Blackhead Mountain are from an overlook just before you reach the to. The views include Hunter, West Kill, Slide, Wittenberg, Cornell, Sugarloaf, and others.
|| Big Hollow Rd (CR56) enar Maplecrest, NY.
|Panther Mountain 5 mi.
||The trail to Panther Mountain is the same that goes to Giant Ledge. The views at the top Panther include peaks north of the town of Phoenicia.
||Giant Ledge Parking area on Ulster 47
|Overlook Mountain Trail 5 mi.
||An easy climbs with views of the Catskills peaks. The views from the summit are some of the best in the Catskills. From the summit there are panoramic mountain views almost as far as you can see. There is a fire tower at the summit open on summer weekends
||From Woodstock, NY, take Tinker Road north onto Rock City Road
|Becker Hollow Trail to Hunter Mtn. Summit 4.6 mi
||Becker Hollow Trail climbs to Hunter's summit . Near the summit, take a side trail for 300 feet to an overlook. G great viewa of the Shawangunks, and Rocky, Table, Peekamouse, Slide and Panther.
|| NY 214, 1.2 miles south of its intersection with NY 23A
|Devil's Path 24 mi. one way.
||Devil's Path in total is over 24 miles and is the best backpacking trip in the Catskills. It is a very tough trial with several peaks and rugged terrain.
|| Prediger Rd. In Tannersville, NY go south on CR 16 from NY 23A. After 5.7 miles on CR 16, make a right on Prediger Rd.