Hiking in the Catskills
Home to the highest Catskill Mountain peaks, the region offers an array of hiking trails to choose from.
Greene County offers the pastoral beauty of the Hudson River Valley and the region's wild boreal forests. Discover the Great Northern Catskill's timeless charm - Awaken to Adventure.
In the Great Northern Catskills of New York, discover the enchanting landscape, best viewed hiking along wooded paths, bubbling streams and cascading waterfalls. Greene County offers a "big mountain" experience, year-round adventure and delight.
Find the "cloves" where legendary Rip Van Winkle succumbed to the magic of Henry Hudson's drink, and where painters and poets paused to capture the region's stunning natural beauty.
Print out our hiking PDF and bring the guide with you while you're exploring the Catskills!
Use caution at all times when hiking. It's helpful to know the most up-to-date conditions of the trails you plan to hike so you can adequately prepare.
Tips for Hiking in the Catskills
The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County are home to some of the most epic hiking trails in New York State, and offer outstanding views. Hikers in the Catskills should exercise caution at all times to limit the risk of personal injury or the endangerment to others, as well as to preserve the natural beauty.