MTB Project Logo

Catskill Forest Preserve

Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Recommended Routes in Catskill Forest Preserve - 6

MTB Project is built by riders like you. Add Your Recommended Routes

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 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 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
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 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 Great October ride.
Difficult

Double Down Elm Ridge

14.1 mi 22.7 km 1,601' Up 488.04 m Up 1,604' Down 488.97 m Down

Cairo, NY

Catskill Forest Preserve Biking

  • 153 Miles 247 Kilometers of Trail
  • 6 Recommended Routes
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 51 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 21 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
MTB Project is built by riders like you. Share what you know about this area!

Areas Within Catskill Forest Preserve

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

Trails in Catskill Forest Preserve - 71

MTB Project is built by riders like you. Add Your Trails

1.5 mi 2.4 km #1Levitate
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
1.0 mi 1.6 km #2Run Noot
Intermediate/Difficult
Cairo, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Cairo, NY
1.0 mi 1.6 km #3Cranberry Bog
Intermediate/Difficult
Cairo, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Cairo, NY
0.8 mi 1.2 km #4Inside Line
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
1.1 mi 1.7 km #5Outer Loop North
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
1.4 mi 2.2 km #6Outer Loop South
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
1.2 mi 1.9 km #7Escarpment Trail
Difficult
Cairo, NY
Difficult
Cairo, NY
1.6 mi 2.6 km #8Mid-Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
1.6 mi 2.6 km #9The North Face
Intermediate/Difficult
Cairo, NY
Intermediate/Difficult
Cairo, NY
0.9 mi 1.5 km #10Gold Mine
Intermediate
Cairo, NY
Intermediate
Cairo, NY

Photos of Catskill Forest Preserve - 49

MTB Project is built by riders like you. Add Your Photos

smooth singletrack, for a couple hundred feet
Jul 30, 2013 near Palenville, NY
Stoney approach to plank overpass
Nov 25, 2014 near Lake Ka…, NY
Citizens Downhill
Dec 6, 2017 near Cairo, NY
Berm Out - The Field - Levitate
Oct 5, 2019 near Cairo, NY
Esopus Creek
Jun 23, 2020 near Shokan, NY
Ashokan Rail Trail Volunteer Stewards.
Jun 23, 2020 near West Hu…, NY
Sneak peek at the Ashokan Reservoir
Jun 23, 2020 near West Hu…, NY
Shin Creek Road climb.
Aug 23, 2021 near Livings…, NY