Top Adventures in Haines Falls

  • Hike the Catskill Mountains' Kaaterskill Falls

    Although this is a super short hike, it is definitely a tough one! The quick, steep climb is totally worth it once you reach the 260 foot cascade and pool at the end. Hike along the trail, hugging Spruce Creek all the way to the falls. If you hike...

    2 miles 527 ft gain

  • Hike the Kaaterskill Rail Trail

    The Kaaterskill Rail Trail begins near North and South Lake, heading toward Haines Falls and Twilight Park NY. The trail is set in a gorgeous forest, and is used for hiking, trail running, and birding trips. The trail provides exceptional views of...

    2.9 miles 114 ft gain

  • Summit North Mountain

    Have you ever wanted to feel as if you were hiking two different locations at once? If so, then North Mountain is definitely somewhere to check out. Take the birch tree forests around Aspen, CO and pair it with the spruces/pines of the Adirondacks...

    6 miles 855 ft gain

  • Hike the Inspiration Point and Boulder Rock Trail

    This trail features a lake, waterfall, and many scenic viewpoints of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The Inspiration Point and Boulder Rock Trail is open for use year-round, but is best hiked from April to October. Dogs are allowed on this ...

    4.4 miles 846 ft gain

  • Hike the North Point and Badman's Cave Loop

    The North Point and Badman's Cave Trail is perfect for hikers and trail runners who want a gorgeous forest setting. The trail is open for use year-round, but is best travelled from March - October. The North Point and Badman's Cave Trail allows do...

    5.6 miles 990 ft gain

  • Swim at Fawns Leap

    Hidden in the Catskill Mountains is one of the coolest cliff jumping locations I have ever been to. The first time I went was a failed attempt on finding the legendary cliff called Fawns Leap. On my second trip, I didn't want it to be another fail...

  • Hike the Colgate Lake Trail

    This trail is great for families and for all ages and skill levels. Dogs are able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.  Colgate Lake is also a great place for camping or fishing!

    1.2 miles 39 ft gain

  • Hike to Newman's Ledge

    Located in the beautiful Catskill Mountains, this is an outdoors-mans(and woman's) dream spot! Although this hike is accessible year round, if you decide to go during the summer you should expect crowds. Luckily, there are so many different trails...

    4 miles 584 ft gain

  • Hike Artist's Rock, Sunset Rock, and Newman's Ledge via Mary's Glen Trail

    The Artist's Rock, Sunset Rock, and Newman's Ledge via Mary's Glen Trail is open year-round and offers a variety of activity options. In the spring, summer, and fall, hiking, mountain biking, and trail running are the primary activities. Horseback...

    4.1 miles 715 ft gain

  • Hike to the Old Catskill Mountain House Site

    Once upon a time, this very spot was home to one of the most glamorous hotel for travelers in the United States. Now it's a historical site with one hell of a view of the Hudson River, the far away hills of Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and...

    0.5 miles 750 ft gain

  • Camp at North Lake Campground

    During an unplanned road trip, we arrived at the North/South Lake Campground out of curiosity and without a doubt, it was totally worth the stop! (We only saw North Lake.) To visit this campground, there is a fee for a day pass, unless you had jus...

  • Hike the Mink Hollow Devil's Path Loop Trail

    This trail begins gradually by following a fork of the Beaverkill River, leading you to an uphill climb to Sugarloaf Mountain. You will then pick up the Devil's Path. Just before you reach the summit, you'll see a short side trail that leads to an...

    14.3 miles 5144 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Elka Park, New York

      High Peak Meadows

      Greet the morning sun from your tent as it rises above High Peak. Surrounded by the Indian Head Wilderness peaks, you'll enjoy the cool mountain air at night and stunning views all day long. Hike t...

      From $135/night

    • Catskill, New York

      Abandoned Zoo: Fido's Vineyard

      Located on the site of The Old Catskill Game Farm, the Abandoned Zoo: Our 'Fido's Vineyard' Site is the perfect location for campers traveling with their pups. It is a fully fenced in site with a ...

      From $145/night

    • Catskill, New York

      Abandoned Zoo: Mountain View Maze

      Located on the site of The Old Catskill Game Farm, the Abandoned Zoo: Our 'Mountain View' Site is the perfect location for campers to access some of the most popular destinations in the Catskills b...

      From $135/night

    • Catskill, New York

      Abandoned Zoo: Wooded Site

      Located on the site of The Old Catskill Game Farm, the Abandoned Zoo: Our 'Wooded' Site is our most secluded site. We do recommend (although it is not necessary) having a 4 wheel drive vehicle f...

      From $135/night

    • Greene County, New York

      Abandoned Zoo: Overlook Site

      Located on the site of The Old Catskill Game Farm, the Abandoned Zoo: Our 'Overlook' Site is the perfect location for campers to access some of the most popular destinations in the Catskills but st...

      From $135/night

    • Bearsville, New York

      Shady Knolls

      Secluded, mountainside campsite overlooking thousands of acres of State Forest Preserve. The perfect site for those who want to go camping in absolute privacy! The only sounds you will hear is that...

      From $135/night

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