Hiking The Bear Springs Mountain Trails
The 46th most popular hiking trail in New York.
Saturday 20 August 2016 04:23 GMT
South of Walton in the western Catskills, the 7,200 acre Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area has 24 miles of marked hiking trails rolling through forest and meadows. The scenic routes pass lakes and waterfalls.
To reach the hiking trailhead from the north on US88, use Exit 20. Head south on SR10 to Walton. Turn east on SR206 for 5.2 miles. Turn on East Trout Road and head to the campground (where the trailhead is located).
Overall, Bear Springs Mountain Trails is the 46th most popular hiking trail of all 49 hikes in New York. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Bear Springs Mountain Trails including Escarpment Trail, Burroughs Range Trail, Long Path, Willowemoc Wild Forest and Vernooy Kill Falls Trail.