Hiking The Burroughs Range Trail

The 6th most popular hiking trail in New York.

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Near Phoenicia, the 15 mile Burroughs Range Trail loops over three peaks for 4,500 feet of vertical. The hiking routes starts from the Wittenberg trailhead in Woodland Valley State CG off SR28 near Phoenicia.

Overall, Burroughs Range Trail is the 6th most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in New York. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Burroughs Range Trail including Escarpment Trail, Long Path, Willowemoc Wild Forest, Bear Springs Mountain Trails and Vernooy Kill Falls Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Catskill Forest Preserve (914) 256-3083; NY Tourism (800) CALL NYS; Catskill Trails (212) 685-9699; Hiking The Catskills by Lee McAllister.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking New York" from Rhonda Ostertag

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here http://www.dec.ny.gov/

GPS:  42.083, -74.318

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  8/8/2016

ID:  11031


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