The Spruceton Trail is a gorgeous hike through Catskill State Park towards the Hunter fire tower.

The Spruceton Trail is a 6.4 mile hike through the glorious forests of Catskill State Park. The trail is great for hikers, horseback riders, and dog walkers. The trail remains open for use year round, but is best trafficked from March - October. If you choose to hike the Spruceton Trail in the winter, bring crampons or snowshoes!

Pack List

  • Water
  • Hiking boots
  • Trekking poles
  • Sun protection
  • Snack
  • Layers for cool days 
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RT Distance 6.4 Miles
Elevation Gain 1938 Feet
Activities Snowshoeing, Hiking
Skill Level Advanced
Season Year Round
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Features
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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