The Best Running in Hunter

Looking for the best running in Hunter? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Hunter. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top running spots in and near Hunter

  • West Kill, New York

    Hike to Buck Ridge Lookout

    6 mi / 1906 ft gain
    This trail takes hikers through a gorgeous forest, past Diamond Notch Falls, to a glorious viewpoint from Buck Ridge Lookout. There are plenty of great, shaded spots along the trail that are perfect for a drink of water or a quick snack.  This hike is do-able year round: bring crampons or snowsho...
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  • West Kill, New York

    Rusk Mountain Loop via East Rusk

    4.89 mi / 1690 ft gain
    Rusk Mountain Loop via East Rusk is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near West Kill, New York.
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  • Elka Park, New York

    Hike Orchard Point via Devil's Path

    2.5 mi / 1666 ft gain
    Orchard Point via Devil's Path is a 2.5 mile out and back trail near Hunter, New York (easily accessible from Albany or New York City alike). This trail is not often trafficked, so it is a great location for hikers seeking a good workout and a bit of solitude. Orchard Point via Devil's Path Trail...
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  • West Kill, New York

    Devil's Path to Hunter Mountain Loop

    11.48 mi / 3570 ft gain
    Devil's Path to Hunter Mountain Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Elka Park, New York.
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  • Elka Park, New York

    Orchard Point via Devil's Path

    2.31 mi / 1604 ft gain
    Orchard Point via Devil's Path is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Elka Park, New York.
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  • East Jewett, New York

    Black Dome via Black Dome Range Trail

    7.07 mi / 2172 ft gain
    Black Dome via Black Dome Range Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Jewett, New York.
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  • East Jewett, New York

    Thomas Cole Mountain via Black Dome Range Trail

    5.67 mi / 1870 ft gain
    Thomas Cole Mountain via Black Dome Range Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Jewett, New York.
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  • Lanesville, New York

    Hike Plateau Mountain via Stony Clove Trail

    9.9 mi / 3595 ft gain
    Due to the more advanced nature of this trail, this is a great location for hikers wishing to find a bit of solitude. The views from the top of Plateau Mountain make the elevation efforts well worth it. In the spring, this trail features wonderful wildflowers and in the fall, this trail features ...
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  • West Kill, New York

    North Dome via Devil's Path Trail

    4.02 mi / 1906 ft gain
    North Dome via Devil's Path Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Lexington, New York.
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  • Elka Park, New York

    Hike the Mink Hollow Devil's Path Loop Trail

    14.3 mi / 5144 ft gain
    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 incredible view of the High Peaks. This trail is ...
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  • Elka Park, New York

    Sugarloaf Mountain Loop via Pecoy Notch and Mink Hollow Trails

    6.16 mi / 2142 ft gain
    Sugarloaf Mountain Loop via Pecoy Notch and Mink Hollow Trails is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Elka Park, New York.
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  • Maplecrest, New York

    Windham High Peak via Elm Ridge Trail

    5.89 mi / 1444 ft gain
    Windham High Peak via Elm Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Windham, New York.
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  • Maplecrest, New York

    Blackhead Mountain

    5.15 mi / 1778 ft gain
    Blackhead Mountain is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Maplecrest, New York.
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  • Windham, New York

    Black Dome and Thomas Cole Mountain via Batavia Kill and Black Dome Range Trails Loop

    7.38 mi / 2392 ft gain
    Black Dome and Thomas Cole Mountain via Batavia Kill and Black Dome Range Trails Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Maplecrest, New York.
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  • Maplecrest, New York

    Windham High Peak via Black Dome Range Trailhead

    6.91 mi / 1640 ft gain
    Windham High Peak via Black Dome Range Trailhead is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Windham, New York.
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  • Elka Park, New York

    Backpack the Eastern Half of Devil's Path in the Catskill Mountains

    5.0
    14 mi / 3900 ft gain
    The Eastern half of Devil's Path has four major summits: Indian Head, Twin, Sugarloaf and Plateau. Each summit is a straight climb up and down, then back up to as much as 3,900 ft. There are some sparse sections of level ground, but most is a steep descent uphill or steep slide downhill. Your ...
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