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The Best Backpacking in North Branch

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

Top backpacking spots in and near North Branch

  • Colchester, New York

    Trout Pond and Mud Pond Loop

    7.49 mi / 1581 ft gain
    Trout Pond and Mud Pond Loop is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Roscoe, New York.
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  • Claryville, New York

    Rocky and Lone Mountain Loop

    9.62 mi / 1955 ft gain
    Rocky and Lone Mountain Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Claryville, New York.
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  • Claryville, New York

    Long Path Section 18

    8.61 mi / 2749 ft gain
    Long Path Section 18 is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Claryville, New York.
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  • Claryville, New York

    Slide Mountain via Pheonicia-East Branch Trail

    10.49 mi / 2106 ft gain
    Slide Mountain via Pheonicia-East Branch Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Claryville, New York.
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  • Grahamsville, New York

    Long Path Section 17

    6.75 mi / 2831 ft gain
    Long Path Section 17 is a point-to-point trail where you may see local wildlife located near Grahamsville, New York.
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  • Phoenicia, New York

    Slide Mountain Trail

    6.28 mi / 1736 ft gain
    Slide Mountain Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Big Indian, New York.
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  • Phoenicia, New York

    Slide, Cornell and Wittenberg Mountains

    10.66 mi / 3497 ft gain
    Slide, Cornell and Wittenberg Mountains is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Phoenicia, 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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  • Kerhonkson, New York

    Long Path Section 16

    9.58 mi / 1535 ft gain
    Long Path Section 16 is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Kerhonkson, 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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  • 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

    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

    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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  • 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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  • Wantage, New Jersey

    High Point via Appalachian Trail

    6.4 mi / 1332 ft gain
    High Point via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Wantage, New Jersey.
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  • Kerhonkson, New York

    Jenny Lane to Rainbow Falls to Castle Point Carriage Road Loop

    14.36 mi / 1880 ft gain
    Jenny Lane to Rainbow Falls to Castle Point Carriage Road Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Accord, New York.
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