Echo Lake is a 7.4 mile trail through Kaaterskill Wild Forest.

Easily accessible from Hunter, New York, Echo Lake is the perfect place for hiking, dog walking, fishing, and camping. In the spring, wildflowers are abundant and in the call, the trees offer brightly colored leaves. This trail remains open for use year round, but bring crampons or snowshoes in the winter!

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Trekking poles
  • Sun protection
  • Snacks
  • Warm layers for cold days
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RT Distance 7.4 Miles
Elevation Gain 1532 Feet
Activities Camping, Fishing, Snowshoeing, Hiking
Skill Level Advanced
Season Year Round
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Easy Parking


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