Hiking and Camping

Find your next family stroll, a mountain to climb, or a place to sleep under the stars.

The Catskill Park offers 700,000 acres of land containing more than 300 miles of trails. From easy forest strolls to challenging mountain climbs, there’s something for every interest and ability. Looking to sleep under the stars? Visit the links below for information on booking a state or private campground site, or setting up your own campsite from scratch along the trail.

Easy Hikes

The Congressman Maurice D. Hinchey Catskills Visitor Center (CVC) is a partnership between the Catskill Center and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Opened in 2015, the CVC connects residents and visitors with the ecology, history, and culture that make the Catskills unique Interpretive Loop Trail (red trail markers, easy): approximately ½ mile, […]
Loop through woods, wetlands, and fields in Sullivan County
Two different loops offer great options for hiking and cross-country skiing. This is a lovely, forested trail with multiple stream crossings. Good for the whole family.
Loop featuring scenic views and a covered bridge over the Batavia Kill. Stroll or bike to take in the wildflowers and end your walk with quick access to local businesses and restaurants.