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The Best Hiking in Gardiner

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Top hiking spots in and near Gardiner

  • 3197 U.S. 44, New York

    Hike to Sky Top via the Undercliff Road

    7.3 mi / 900 ft gain
    Starting from the East Trapps parking area ascend the East Trapps connector trail marked with yellow blazes.  You can also park at the Mohonk Preserve visitor center where you can purchase your access pass ($15 per person) and pick up a free map of the presere trails and carriage roads.  The conn...
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  • Gardiner, New York

    Hike the Dickie Barre, Peters Kill and Awosting Falls Loop

    3.0
    7.8 mi
    This loop hike takes you to Awosting Falls (65 ft.), as well as to great  valley views along the ridge of Dickie Barre, and across Peters Kill, on the way.Start out on West Trapps Connector Trail (yellow blazes) at the east end of the West Trapps parking lot (get their early because the lot will ...
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  • Gardiner, New York

    Hike The Millbrook Mountain Ridge Trail

    5.0
    7 mi / 1400 ft gain
    Want to walk on the edge? visit Millbrook Mountain in the Catskills of NY. This loops hike follows the mountains ridge line most of the way to the summit with multiple viewpoints and cliff ledges to walk out on. This hike is recommended those in the area.Park at West Trapps Parking Lot and head ...
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  • Gardiner, New York

    Hike the Overcliff - Undercliff Road Loop

    5.3 mi / 350 ft gain
    From the West Trapps parking lot ($15 for hikers), walk to the end of the parking lot and past a large kiosk.  The trail connects the parking lot to the Overcliff Road/Undercliff Road junction.  The loop can be done in either direction.  I turned left on the Overcliff Road.  This takes you behind...
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  • New Paltz, New York

    Hike Mohonk Preserve's Gatehouse to Skytop Tower

    5.0
    9 mi / 1268 ft gain
    Begin at the intersection of Gatehouse Rd and Mohonk Private Rd. There is a small shoulder to park on here. Begin hiking into the preserve along the gatehouse road. There will be signs stating you need a membership or pass to enter. Don't worry about these, there will be a place on the trail ...
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  • Gardiner, New York

    High Peters Kill Trail

    6.51 mi / 1388 ft gain
    High Peters Kill Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Gardiner, New York.
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  • Gardiner, New York

    Coxing Trail Loop

    7.39 mi / 1115 ft gain
    Coxing Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Gardiner, New York.
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  • New Paltz, New York

    Wallkill Valley Rail Trail: New Paltz to Denniston Road

    7.89 mi / 210 ft gain
    Wallkill Valley Rail Trail: New Paltz to Denniston Road is a point-to-point trail where you may see local wildlife located near New Paltz, New York.
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  • New Paltz, New York

    Wallkill Valley Rail Trail: New Paltz to Rosendale

    14.31 mi / 177 ft gain
    Wallkill Valley Rail Trail: New Paltz to Rosendale is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near New Paltz, New York.
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  • New Paltz, New York

    Lenape Lane, Northeast and Bonticou Path Loop

    7.21 mi / 1138 ft gain
    Lenape Lane, Northeast and Bonticou Path Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near New Paltz, New York.
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  • New Paltz, New York

    Duck Pond to The Labyrinth to Skytop Road Loop

    7.12 mi / 1509 ft gain
    Duck Pond to The Labyrinth to Skytop Road Loop is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near New Paltz, New York.
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  • Gardiner, New York

    Compass Rock

    1.86 mi / 367 ft gain
    Compass Rock is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near High Falls, New York.
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  • New Paltz, New York

    Duck Pond via Glory Hill Trail

    2.15 mi / 220 ft gain
    Duck Pond via Glory Hill Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near New Paltz, New York.
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  • Gardiner, New York

    Millbrook Mountain Trail

    4.61 mi / 400 ft gain
    Millbrook Mountain Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Kerhonkson, New York.
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  • New Paltz, New York

    Glory Hill, Duck Pond, Forest Drive, Lakeshore, Terrace and Lenape Lane

    6.1 mi / 1053 ft gain
    Glory Hill, Duck Pond, Forest Drive, Lakeshore, Terrace and Lenape Lane is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near New Paltz, New York.
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  • New Paltz, New York

    Glory Hill, Duck Pond, Farm Road and Lenape Lane Loop

    2.5 mi / 361 ft gain
    Glory Hill, Duck Pond, Farm Road and Lenape Lane Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near New Paltz, New York.
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