Hike to Echo Cliffs on Panther Mountain

Echo Cliffs Trailhead, Piseco, New York, United States

  • Activities:

    Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:

    Out-and-Back

  • RT Distance:

    1.8 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    670 Feet

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This popular hike in Piseco offers great views from the cliffs.

This gem of a hike is located in Piseco, NY near three state campgrounds.

After parking alongside the road, follow the trail as it climbs along the slope of a ravine. It's a steady climb but never overly steep. You will pass some interestingly shaped boulders along the way. There is a small, fun scramble just before the summit.

Views below are of Piseco Lake and surrounding mountains. This is a great beginner or family-friendly hike!

Pack List

  • Sturdy Shoes
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Camera
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Awesome views for such a short hike, quite close to camping areas as well. Still gives a decent workout on the way up!

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

Rebecca Nichols Explorer

I hike to push my limits both mentally and physically, take in the beauty of the great outdoors, and just to get away from it all. Every chance I get you will find me in the mountains, on a kayak or ending my day by the campfire!

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