Day Hikes Catskills and Hudson Valley

Day Hikes Catskills and Hudson Valley


Available for the first time in rich full-color, AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Catskills and Hudson Valley, 3rd Edition, is the go-to guide for hikes in this popular New York region. Encompassing more than 600 miles of trails within just a few hours of New York City, the Catskills and Hudson Valley are a hiker's paradise, boasting varied and scenic terrain, from Westchester County to Albany. This fully updated guide leads beginner and experienced hikers alike along 60 of the region's most spectacular trails, from shorter nature walks to longer day hikes.

From classic hikes such as Storm King Mountain in the Hudson Highlands, to carriage roads in the Shawangunks, to a historic walk around the grounds of Oleana, to new hikes in Harriman State Park just an hour outside New York City, this book covers the area's must-do outings. An at-a-glance trip planner highlights the best hikes near public transportation, as well as those best for kids, dogs, and winter snowshoeing and skiing.

Inside you'll find:

  • 60 hikes ideal for hikers of all ability levels
  • GPS coordinates to all trailheads
  • Locator map and at-a-glance trip planner for easy planning
  • Detailed maps showing parking areas, trails, and natural highlights
  • Summaries of time, distance, and difficulty level for each trail
  • Hiking and safety tips, including advice on what to carry in your pack
  • Essays on the flora, fauna, and historic landmarks of the region
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