Hike the North Point and Badman's Cave Loop

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The North Point and Badman's Cave Loop is a 5.6 mile trail just outside of hunter, New York in Catskill State Park.

The North Point and Badman's Cave Trail is perfect for hikers and trail runners who want a gorgeous forest setting. The trail is open for use year-round, but is best travelled from March - October. The North Point and Badman's Cave Trail allows dogs, but they must be kept on leash. This trail is a great location for seeing wildlife. 

Pack List

  • Water
  • Sturdy hiking boots
  • Warm layers
  • Sun protection
  • Snack
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RT Distance 5.6 Miles
Elevation Gain 990 Feet
Activities Running, Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Loop
Features
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
Lake
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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