3-5 miles

HikingMountain BikingBird WatchingCross-Country SkiingBiking Ulster CountyKingstonOlivebridge

Ashokan Reservoir Promenade

A paved handicap accessible path along the southern edge of the Ashokan Reservoir offers beautiful views and multiple recreational opportunities. The path is 2.7 miles one way and 5.4 roundtrip. The two parking areas are on either side of the walking path: one in Olivebridge, and the other in Kingston. Visitors can walk, ride bikes, […]

HikingBird Watching Sullivan CountyClaryville

Red Hill Fire Tower Trail

A new trail, completed at the beginning of 2021 takes you to the top of Red Hill where you can also climb the Red Hill Fire Tower. Follow the blue-marked Red Hill Tower Trail for 1.4 miles from the trailhead on Denning Road in Claryville, NY. When you reach the junction where a yellow-marked trail […]

HikingCampingBird Watching Greene CountyHunter

Hunter Mountain Trail via Becker Hollow

A very rocky trail with consistent elevation gain leading to a fire tower. This hike begins at a trailhead on Route 214 near Stony Clove Notch in Hunter, NY. The trail ascends for approximately 2.35 miles and gains 2240 feet in elevation. The trail returns the same way, descending back down to the parking area. […]

HikingBird Watching Delaware CountyAndes

Shavertown Trail

Hike to a lovely pond and enjoy the views of the Pepacton Reservoir.

HikingBird Watching Greene CountyElka Park

Huckleberry Point Trail

A nice hike with a big payoff in the form of an overlook with gorgeous views.

HikingBird Watching Ulster CountyWoodstock

Overlook Mountain Trail

A consistent climb that leads to beautiful views, a fire tower, and the ruins of the Overlook Mountain House.  This trail is popular and the parking lots fill up fast. You can continue on to nearby Echo Lake, where there are primitive camp sites.

HikingBird WatchingCross-Country Skiing Delaware CountyMargaretville

Kelly Hollow Trail

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.