Top Spots

Hike to Sky Top via the Undercliff Road

3197 U.S. 44, New York

7.3 mi / 900 ft gain

Hike the Dickie Barre, Peters Kill and Awosting Falls Loop

Gardiner, New York

3.0
7.8 mi

Hike The Millbrook Mountain Ridge Trail

Gardiner, New York

5.0
7 mi / 1400 ft gain

Hike the Overcliff - Undercliff Road Loop

Gardiner, New York

5.3 mi / 350 ft gain

Hike Mohonk Preserve's Gatehouse to Skytop Tower

New Paltz, New York

5.0
9 mi / 1268 ft gain

High Peters Kill Trail

Gardiner, New York

6.51 mi / 1388 ft gain

Coxing Trail Loop

Gardiner, New York

7.39 mi / 1115 ft gain

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail: New Paltz to Denniston Road

New Paltz, New York

7.89 mi / 210 ft gain

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail: New Paltz to Rosendale

New Paltz, New York

14.31 mi / 177 ft gain

Places to stay

New Paltz, New York

1772 LeFevre House Homestead

From $150 / night

1308 Bruynswick Road, New York

Hudson Valley Farm Retreat & Preserve

From $675 / night

Pine Bush, New York

E and L Farms Catfish Pond

From $140 / night

Pine Bush, New York

E and L Farms

From $140 / night

Highland, New York

TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR CAMPING DUE TO CONSTRUCTION. PLEASE CHECK BACK

From $45 / night

Guides and stories

Chasing Fall: A Day in the Catskills

Jack Tumen

5 Reasons to Plan a Summer Getaway to Bear Mountain, New York

Sara Sheehy

Escape the Bustle of New York City with a Weekend at Bear Mountain

The Outbound Collective

Pursuit Gear Kit 2018

Pursuit Series

Trading the Metro for the Mountains: Pursuit New York 2018

Emily Hlaváč Green

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