Hiking The Long Path
The 11th most popular hiking trail in New York.
Wednesday 29 June 2016 03:13 GMT
Running from Fort Lee north to Albany, a 95 mile stretch of the 329 mile Long Path hikes through the Catskill mountains. The southern terminus is in New Jersey at the George Washington bridge and the northern terminus is just south of Albany at John Boyd Thatcher State Park. The Catskill stretch is the most rugged and rocky section where it crosses the high peaks trio of Slide, Cornell, and Whittenberg.
Overall, Long Path is the 11th most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in New York. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Long Path including Escarpment Trail, Burroughs Range Trail, Willowemoc Wild Forest, Bear Springs Mountain Trails and Vernooy Kill Falls Trail.