Overlook Mountain Trail

Byrdcliffe, New York 12448

Overlook Mountain Trail

Overlook Mountain Trail Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"All that keeps this climb of Overlook Mountain from earning an easy rating is its length, which at about 5 miles round-trip may be too long for some families.

On the other hand, there is nothing difficult about this hike, which follows an unplowed access road virtually all the way to the old fire tower. Many people are drawn to Overlook each year for its unparalleled views across the Hudson Valley and much of the Catskill interior."

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Detailed Trail Descriptions from Our Guidebooks

AMC's Best Day Hikes in the Catskills and Hudson Valley (Appalachian Mountain Club Books)
Peter Kick
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"This steep hike climbs to old hotel ruins, a fire tower, and Eagle Cliff from Meads Mountain, above the town of Woodstock." Read more

Overlook Mountain Trail Reviews

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Trail Information

Byrdcliffe
Nearby City
5
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Difficult
Skill Level
2 hours
Duration
Winter
Season
1,760 feet
Trailhead Elevation
3,140 feet
Top Elevation
NYS DEC New Paltz Office
Local Contacts
USGS Woodstock
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018