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Parking is the only issue.

You have to get there early or you can not access the parks. The trails are nice. Bring 4 bottles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike V
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Fun Drive

We drove 44 55 through the Shawangunk Mountains, stopping to hike at Minnewaska State Park. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
chamberlincrew
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Oriskany, New York
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Mountain range in southeast New York that attracts rock climbers, hikers and bikers.
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Woodstock, NY 12525
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to get there early or you can not access the parks. The trails are nice. Bring 4 bottles of water if hiking Sams point you will need it.

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove 44 55 through the Shawangunk Mountains, stopping to hike at Minnewaska State Park. The drive was windy but relaxing. Great views with lots of pull over areas to get out and stretch and take pics.

1  Thank chamberlincrew
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

A must visit for outdoor enthusiasts. Awesome hiking, mountain biking and my favorite rock climbing. An abundance of unspoiled naturally beautiful woods, cafes and cool antique shops. Lots of fun!

5  Thank HepaticPlexis1
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We have been there twice so far, it is nice place to visit year round. In summer the fall and pond is great place to cool down. In winter it would be perfect skiing spot.

3  Thank moses678
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Our friends are from the area and well acquainted with these mountains and have done lots of hiking here, but we were just returning to Poughkeepsie from Lake Cayuga and took the route home through the mountains. The road is winding but there are a...More

7  Thank jer b
Reviewed May 8, 2018

However try to go on a week day or early in the day on weekends to avoid the crush. The walk to Gertrude's Nose is fantastic, as is the walk to Verkeeder Falls. Many many other incredible, scenic, and not too tough walks. The stroll...More

4  Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed May 23, 2017

The Gunks are one of our favorite outdoor climbing areas in the Northeast. The draw is due to the ease of access to many of the routes especially at the Trapps area. The climbing in the area is diverse and challenging for all skill levels....More

2  Thank LizandC
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Great place to drive up to but once you arrives the walk on the path for 2 pretty good shape seniors, was a tough. The walk is uphill all the way. 2.5 miles to top. Beautiful wooded surroundings. Loose gravel on path sorta a problem...More

5  Thank Katie L
Reviewed August 2, 2016

The "Gunks" are beautiful and challenging and great for climbers and those who love to watch the climbers- very very scenic

Thank Laura shaine C
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We did the blue trail and then down the swimming hole. Steep scrambling for the kids but they made it. Views were amazing and water was freezing!

2  Thank Megan S
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