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Catskill Forest Preserve

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59 mi 95 km of trail 6 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 3 Trails Intermediate Trails 21 Trails Hard Trails 15 Trails
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Recommended Routes in Catskill Forest Preserve - 6

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Favorite Great October ride.
Difficult

Double Down Elm Ridge

15.4 mi 24.8 km 2,108' Up 642.62 m Up 2,100' Down 640.11 m Down

Cairo, NY
Favorite Rolling on one of the many bridges in the elm ridge loop
Intermediate/Difficult

Elm Ridge Loop

14.1 mi 22.7 km 1,406' Up 428.64 m Up 1,406' Down 428.56 m Down

Cairo, NY
Favorite Rolling on one of the many bridges in the elm ridge loop
Intermediate/Difficult

Elm Ridge Wild Forest - Windham

11.4 mi 18.3 km 1,227' Up 373.92 m Up 1,227' Down 374.08 m Down

Cairo, NY
Favorite smooth singletrack, for a couple hundred feet
Very Difficult

Cortina Valley to Palenville

10.9 mi 17.6 km 1,460' Up 445.11 m Up 3,023' Down 921.27 m Down

Palenville, NY
Favorite Ulster-Delaware Railroad
Intermediate

Belleayre Mountain Pine Hill West Branch Trail Loop

10.3 mi 16.5 km 2,306' Up 702.9 m Up 2,307' Down 703.22 m Down

Manorville, NY
Favorite Overlook Fire Tower, Ashokan Reservoir in the distance
Difficult

Overlook to Echo Lake

7.4 mi 11.8 km 1,852' Up 564.39 m Up 1,850' Down 563.99 m Down

Woodstock, NY

Trails in Catskill Forest Preserve - 33

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1.0 mi 1.6 km #1Berm-out
Difficult
Cairo, NY
Difficult
Cairo, NY
1.9 mi 3.0 km #2Young Quarry Trail
Difficult
Lake Katrine, NY
Difficult
Lake Katrine, NY
1.3 mi 2.1 km #3Citizens Downhill
Very Difficult
Cairo, NY
Very Difficult
Cairo, NY
12.0 mi 19.3 km #4Ashokan Rail Trail
Easy
West Hurley, NY
Easy
West Hurley, NY
0.9 mi 1.5 km #5Gold Mine
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
1.5 mi 2.4 km #6Levitate
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
1.6 mi 2.6 km #7The North Face
Difficult
Cairo, NY
Difficult
Cairo, NY
1.7 mi 2.8 km #8Cathedral Glen Trail
Difficult
Shokan, NY
Difficult
Shokan, NY
0.8 mi 1.3 km #9Quilty
Difficult
Lake Katrine, NY
Difficult
Lake Katrine, NY
1.0 mi 1.6 km #10Run Noot
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
1.3 mi 2.0 km #11Wintergreen Loop - Upper Portion
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake Katrine, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake Katrine, NY
1.6 mi 2.6 km #12Mid-Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
2.3 mi 3.7 km #13Overlook Spur Trail (Red)
Difficult
Woodstock, NY
Difficult
Woodstock, NY
1.2 mi 1.9 km #14Escarpment Trail
Difficult
Cairo, NY
Difficult
Cairo, NY
1.6 mi 2.6 km #15Overlook Mountain Bikes All-Terrain Challenge Race Course
Intermediate
Stamford, NY
Intermediate
Stamford, NY
1.4 mi 2.2 km #16Outer Loop South
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
0.3 mi 0.5 km #17Uphill
Difficult
Cairo, NY
Difficult
Cairo, NY
5.3 mi 8.5 km #18Overlook Turnpike Primitive Bicycle Corridor
Very Difficult
Manorville, NY
Very Difficult
Manorville, NY
1.3 mi 2.1 km #19Onteora Lake - Blue Trail
Difficult
Zena, NY
Difficult
Zena, NY
2.1 mi 3.5 km #20Onteora Lake - Red Trail
Difficult
Zena, NY
Difficult
Zena, NY

Photos of Catskill Forest Preserve - 47

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smooth singletrack, for a couple hundred feet
Jul 30, 2013 near Palenville, NY
Berm Out - The Field - Levitate
Oct 5, 2019 near Cairo, NY
Citizens Downhill
Dec 6, 2017 near Cairo, NY
Stoney approach to plank overpass
Nov 25, 2014 near Lake Ka…, NY
Sneak peek at the Ashokan Reservoir
Jun 23, 2020 near West Hu…, NY
Ashokan Rail Trail Volunteer Stewards.
Jun 23, 2020 near West Hu…, NY
Esopus Creek
Jun 23, 2020 near Shokan, NY
Social Distance Bike Club during 2020 COVID19 lockdown.
Jun 18, 2020 near Shokan, NY