Top Adventures in Phoenicia

  • Hike Mt. Wittenberg

    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 regi...

  • Camp at Woodland Valley

    If you are looking for a great campground up in the Catskill Mountains of New York then you definitely have to check out Woodland Valley Campgrounds. Located about 2 hours north of New York City, it is the perfect place to go to get off the grid. ...

  • Hike the Diamond Notch Falls Trail

    This trail features a beautiful waterfall, and the length of the trail makes for a wonderful workout. This trail is often used by hikers, dog walkers, and birders / for nature trips. The trail also features lean-tos, streams, ridges, and plenty of...

    12.2 miles 3559 ft gain

  • Camp on Giant Ledge

    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 th...

    1.5 miles 975 ft gain

  • Hike Giant Ledge

    The trail starts across the street from the parking area you will see a sign. After a short walk in you will cross a foot bridge. At approximately 0.75 mile you will reach a junction. You will turn left toward Giant Ledge. The next half mile is...

    3.74 miles

  • Hike Plateau Mountain via Stony Clove Trail

    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...

    9.9 miles 3595 ft gain

  • Hike to Buck Ridge Lookout

    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 hik...

    6 miles 1906 ft gain

  • Hike the Spruceton Trail

    The Spruceton Trail is a 6.4 mile hike through the glorious forests of Catskill State Park. The trail is great for hikers, horseback riders, and dog walkers. The trail remains open for use year round, but is best trafficked from March - October. I...

    6.4 miles 1938 ft gain

  • Hike Orchard Point via Devil's Path

    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...

    2.5 miles 1666 ft gain

  • Hike to Balsam Mountain in the Catskills

    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 t...

    5.4 miles 2910 ft gain

  • Camp at Sugarloaf Mountain in the Catskills

    Begin by parking at the end of Mink Road in Elka Park (GPS:N42 08.593, W74 09.479). It will be a .7 mile hike to camp. Follow the rocky woods road to the junction where there is a SPRING sign. Continuing straight will take you to the water source....

    6 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike the Sugarloaf Mountain Loop via Pecoy Notch

    This challenging hike is a great workout for anyone wanting to see panoramic views of the entire Catskill region. This portion of the Sugarloaf Mountain trail offers incredible views of Plateau Mountain and Twin Mountain. To get to the top, hikers...

    6.6 miles 2135 ft gain

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    • Boiceville, New York

      Camp Belle Kinney

      Stay at a brookside wooded retreat amongst the towering trees of the Catskills on the former estate of the late sculptor and artist Belle Kinney. The property borders tens of acres of preserved sta...

      From $120/night

    • Mount Tremper, New York

      Woodstock Mountains And Ponds

      Swim and kayak in the Farm pond. You will see eagles at Yankeetown Pond nearby. Wildflowers abound in fields between streams, ponds and waterfalls. Enjoy the views of the mountains all around you...

      From $150/night

    • Big Indian, New York

      Birdwatcher

      Perched on the side of Panther Mountain in the Big Indian Wilderness you will enjoy the wonders of our wooded campsite with total privacy. Sighting of bald eagles, turkey and deer are common on the...

      From $100/night

    • Big Indian, New York

      Big Indian Wilderness Paradise

      Nestled on 100 acres of a 140 year old family homestead, this secluded meadow awaits. After a short drive off the beaten path, through the woods and over a small stream, you will be bathed in fresh...

      From $125/night

    • Big Indian, New York

      Triple Creek

      Site at base of gentle Evergreen Mountain. Woods. Meadows. Trout Stream. Fire Ring. The only sounds you will hear have been the same ones since the beginning of time - rushing water, scurrying in t...

      From $55/night

    • Big Indian, New York

      Upper Esopus Creekside Camp

      Our private camp is situated on 100 acres of land in the middle of the Catskill State Park. A perfect base camp for some of the best hiking in the Catskills, the site is bordered by Forever Wild F...

      From $130/night

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