Shaft 2A Hike

Shaft 2A Hike

Currently this hike is under major renovation, the entrance is closed, but if you are adventurous you might find a way around Today we would like to share another local secret. It is one of our favorite hikes. This hike can be a quick few miles walk to a spectacular

Awosting Lake In The Summer

Awosting Lake In The Summer

If you are looking for an easy hike with a possibility of a swimming, you must definitely take a hike to Awosting Lake. The trail starts at Minnewaska State Park. It takes around an hour to walk the shortest trail (3 miles). There is a well-known Blueberry run along the

Sam’s Point Preserve

Sam’s Point Preserve

The southernmost promontory of the Shawangunks is a massive cliff called Sam’s Point, which affords broad views extending from the Hudson Highlands in the southeast to High Point State Park and the Kittatinnies in the southwest.  The name “Sam’s Point” has also been used to designate the plateau-like mountainscape north

Mohonk Mountain Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze Hike

Mohonk Mountain Labyrinth and Lemon Squeeze Hike

While there are many noteworthy trails on the estate, the Labyrinth trail is one of the most popular for a good reason.  It is packed full of climbing ladders and crevices that you can crawl through.  Additionally there are great views of the surrounding area, especially from the Skytop Tower,

Awosting Falls

Awosting Falls

It is one of the easiest walking routs inside Minnewaska State park. This is a beautiful 60-foot plunge down Peters Kill creek. The falls are inside the park and just off the road. It is best to drive into the main park entrance, make an immediate right turn after the

Minnewaska State Park In The Autumn

Minnewaska State Park In The Autumn

The Minnewaska State Park Preserve is a 21,106 acre preserve located on the Shawangunk Ridge in Ulster County, New York on US 44/NY 55, five miles east of New York State Route 299. The park is managed by the Palisades Interstate Park Commission.

Minnewaska State Park In The Summer

Minnewaska State Park In The Summer

The Minnewaska State Park Preserve is a 21,106 acre preserve located on the Shawangunk Ridge in Ulster County, New York on US 44/NY 55, five miles east of New York State Route 299. The park is managed by the Palisades Interstate Park Commission.

Minnewaska State Park In The Winter

Minnewaska State Park In The Winter

Minnewaska State Park is undoubtedly gorgeous in the autumn. Trails, lakes and gold everywhere. But come in the winter, and you will fall in love with a very different, yet completely magical side of northern nature. And if you are lucky, the snowstorm will come too. It will transform familiar trails to a