Hike the Poet's Ledge Trail

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Distance

6.4 Miles

Elevation Gain

2201 Feet

Activities

Snowshoeing, Hiking

Skill

Advanced

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers

The Poet's Ledge Trail is a scenic, 6.4 mile hike in Kaaterskill Wild Forest.

The Poet's Ledge Trail begins just outside Palenville, New York. The trail climbs 2200 feet of elevation to reward hikers with stunning views of the surrounding mountains and forests. Dogs are allowed on this trail but must be kept on leash.

The trail is open for use year round, but is best travelled from April through October. In the spring, the wildflowers are epic. In the fall, the colors are breath taking. 

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

6.4 Miles

Elevation Gain

2201 Feet

Activities

Snowshoeing, Hiking

Skill

Advanced

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

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