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Giant Ledge - Hiking

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By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Giant Ledge ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Giant Ledge?

The Giant Ledge is a beautiful spot in the Catskill Mountains of New York. It's a great place for a hike, with stunning views of the surrounding countryside. The ledge is about 2 miles long, and at its highest point it's over 2,000 feet above sea level. The hike to the ledge is a bit strenuous, but it's well worth it for the amazing views.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-74.3945217
42.0376599

What are the coordinates and address of Giant Ledge?

Giant Ledge
Giant Ledge, Shandaken, NY 12464, USA

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Starting Point

The Giant Ledge trails are located in the Catskill Mountains of New York. To get to the start of the trails, take NY Route 28 north from Kingston or south from Margaretville. Just past Phoenicia, turn left onto County Road 47 and follow the signs for about 4 miles.

Why visit Giant Ledge

The Giant Ledge in New York is a great place to visit because it offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The ledge is located in the Catskill Mountains, and visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the Hudson River Valley and the Shawangunk Ridge. The ledge is also a great place for hiking and camping, and visitors can enjoy the peace and quiet of the natural surroundings.

Is Giant Ledge in New York a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as Giant Ledge can be a good place for the whole family or it can be dangerous, depending on the conditions. It is important to be aware of the risks involved in hiking and climbing before heading out to Giant Ledge.

Things not to be missed

Near Giant Ledge in New York, the best activities to enjoy are hiking and sightseeing. A bref description not to be missed would be the stunning views of the Catskill Mountains.

1. Hiking: The trails at Giant Ledge offer stunning views of the Catskill Mountains.

2. Fishing: The Delaware River is a popular spot for fishing, and offers a variety of fish including trout, bass, and catfish.

3. Camping: There are several campsites in the area that offer beautiful views of the mountains and river.

4. Horseback Riding: There are several stables in the area that offer horseback riding tours through the mountains and along the river.

5. Whitewater Rafting: The Delaware River is a popular spot for whitewater rafting, with Class III and IV rapids.

Where to eat?

1. The Boil and Bite - This restaurant is known for its Cajun cuisine, and it offers a wide variety of dishes that are perfect for those who are looking for something different to eat.

2. The Diner - This restaurant is a classic diner that offers all of the traditional American dishes that you love.

3. The Indian Palace - This restaurant serves up some of the best Indian food in the area, and it is perfect for those who are looking for a spicy meal.

4. The Chinese Restaurant - This restaurant is known for its delicious Chinese food, and it is perfect for those who are looking for a taste of Asia.

5. The Italian Restaurant - This restaurant is known for its amazing Italian food, and it is perfect for those who are looking for a delicious meal.

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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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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