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The Best Hiking in Big Indian

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Top hiking spots in and near Big Indian

  • Big Indian, New York

    Rochester Hollow Trail

    4.7 mi / 988 ft gain
    Rochester Hollow Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Big Indian, New York.
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  • Shandaken, New York

    Panther Mountain and Giant Ledge from Fox Hollow

    14.84 mi / 4213 ft gain
    Panther Mountain and Giant Ledge from Fox Hollow is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Shandaken, New York.
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  • Shandaken, New York

    Balsam, Haynes, Eagle, Big Indian and Fir Peaks Loop

    14.4 mi / 4042 ft gain
    Balsam, Haynes, Eagle, Big Indian and Fir Peaks Loop is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Big Indian, New York.
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  • Big Indian, New York

    Hike to Balsam Mountain in the Catskills

    5.4 mi / 2910 ft gain
    Timeline: Weekend, though can easily be done as an overnight trip or just a day hike Summary: Day 1: Hike to camp (0.7 miles, 340' elevation gain) Day 2: Hike to Balsam Mountain and back to camp (4 miles round-trip) Day 3: Relax & hike back to car (0.7 miles) Details: Park the car at McKinle...
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  • Arkville, New York

    Belleayre, Balsam, Haynes and Eagle Mountains

    10.81 mi / 2766 ft gain
    Belleayre, Balsam, Haynes and Eagle Mountains is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Arkville, New York.
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  • Arkville, New York

    Eagle and Haynes Mountains Via Rider Hollow

    7.63 mi / 1841 ft gain
    Eagle and Haynes Mountains Via Rider Hollow is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Arkville, New York.
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  • Arkville, New York

    Balsam Mountain from Rider Hollow Rd

    5.16 mi / 1572 ft gain
    Balsam Mountain from Rider Hollow Rd is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Arkville, New York.
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  • Big Indian, New York

    Giant Ledge and Panther Mountain Trail

    6 mi / 1657 ft gain
    Giant Ledge and Panther Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Big Indian, New York.
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  • Big Indian, New York

    Camp on Giant Ledge

    4.5
    1.5 mi / 975 ft gain
    Giant Ledge is a great hike in the Catskills if you are looking for something short, with incredible views, and camping options. There are not many hikes with better views then this in the Catskills, so why not spend as much time as possible up there?  There are a few camping spots you can grab w...
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  • Big Indian, New York

    Hike Giant Ledge

    4.5
    3.74 mi
    The trail starts across the street from the parking area you will see a sign. After a short walk in you will cross a foot bridge. At approximately 0.75 mile you will reach a junction. You will turn left toward Giant Ledge. The next half mile is fairly flat. At 1.5 miles you will reach a spur ...
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  • Phoenicia, New York

    Hike Mt. Wittenberg

    4.3
    Looking for a great day hike in the Catskill region of NY? Then you should definitely look into and consider tackling Mt. Wittenberg then. A challenging climb up but a very rewarding summit view.Starting at Woodland Valley Campgrounds visitor registration house (where you can pay for parking for ...
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  • Phoenicia, New York

    Camp at Woodland Valley

    3.0
    If you are looking for a great campground up in the Catskill Mountains of New York then you definitely have to check out Woodland Valley Campgrounds. Located about 2 hours north of New York City, it is the perfect place to go to get off the grid. No service for about 30 minutes in any direction.T...
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  • Phoenicia, New York

    Wittenberg, Cornell, and Slide Mountain Trail

    12.22 mi / 4331 ft gain
    Wittenberg, Cornell, and Slide Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Phoenicia, New York.
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  • Phoenicia, New York

    Giant Ledge from Woodland

    6.66 mi / 1867 ft gain
    Giant Ledge from Woodland is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Phoenicia, New York.
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  • Phoenicia, New York

    Wittenberg and Cornell Mountains Trail

    8.19 mi / 2838 ft gain
    Wittenberg and Cornell Mountains Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Phoenicia, New York.
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  • Phoenicia, New York

    Samuel's Point via Phoenicia East Branch Trail

    9.56 mi / 2474 ft gain
    Samuel's Point via Phoenicia East Branch Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Phoenicia, New York.
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