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Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail - Hiking


New York, United States




Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail Statistics


What are the activities at Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail?

The Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail is a hiking trail located in New York. The trail is approximately 8 miles long, and offers hikers beautiful views of the Hudson River Valley. The trail begins at the Gertrude's Nose Overlook, and winds its way through the woods and along the cliffs of the Shawangunk Ridge. Hikers can enjoy views of the Catskills, the Hudson River, and the Ashokan Reservoir. The trail ends at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve, where hikers can explore the park's many trails and attractions.



What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
41.7303953 -74.2344074

What are the coordinates and address of Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail?

Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail
(845) 255-0752
5281 Route 44-55, Kerhonkson, NY 12446, USA

What are the comments and evaluations from the community?


Starting Point

The Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail is located in New York. To get to the start of the trails, take Route 299 west from Kingston. Turn left on Route 44/55 and continue for about 2 miles. The entrance to the park will be on your right.

Why visit Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail

The Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail is a great place to visit in New York because it offers beautiful views of the Hudson Valley and the Catskill Mountains. The trail is also a great place for hiking, biking, and bird watching.

Is Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail in New York a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question since it depends on what the family is looking for in a hiking trail. Some families might find the Minnewaska Trail too difficult, while others might find it just right.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Gertrude's Nose / Minnewaska Trail in New York are hiking, biking, and rock climbing.

1. Hiking: The trails at Minnewaska State Park Preserve offer stunning views of the Shawangunk Ridge and the Hudson Valley.

2. Rock Climbing: The cliffs at Minnewaska State Park Preserve are a world-renowned rock climbing destination.

3. Swimming: The park has several designated swimming areas, including Lake Awosting and the Mohonk Preserve Quarry.

4. Biking: The park has over 25 miles of biking trails to explore.

5. Horseback Riding: There are several horseback riding trails in the park.

Where to eat?

1. The Gourmet Garage - This gourmet grocery store offers a wide variety of prepared foods, including sandwiches, salads, and hot dishes.

2. The Loft - This casual cafe offers soups, sandwiches, salads, and pizzas.

3. The Bistro at the Shawangunk Ridge - This restaurant offers a variety of American and Italian cuisine.

4. The Mountain Laurel Inn - This inn offers a variety of home-cooked meals.

5. The Wayside Inn - This inn offers a variety of home-cooked meals.




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No


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