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Lake Minnewaska - Hiking

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Lake Minnewaska Statistics

What are the activities at Lake Minnewaska ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Lake Minnewaska?

Lake Minnewaska is a serene and beautiful spot to enjoy the outdoors. The lake is surrounded by the Shawangunk Ridge, a mountain range that provides a stunning backdrop. Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, fishing, and swimming in the lake. There are also several restaurants and inns in the area, making it the perfect spot for a weekend getaway.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-74.236274
41.7261156

What are the coordinates and address of Lake Minnewaska?

Lake Minnewaska
Lake Minnewaska, Rochester, NY 12525, USA

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at the Lake Minnewaska can be accessed from Route 299.

Why visit Lake Minnewaska

The Lake Minnewaska is a beautiful place to visit in New York. The lake is surrounded by the Shawangunk Ridge, which provides a stunning backdrop to the lake. There are also many hiking trails in the area that allow visitors to explore the surrounding area. The lake is also a great place to go fishing or swimming.

Is Lake Minnewaska in New York a good place for the whole family?

Lake Minnewaska is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone busy, including swimming, fishing, hiking, and biking.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Lake Minnewaska in New York are hiking, biking, and rock climbing. There are also several beautiful waterfalls in the area that are worth checking out.

1. Hiking - There are over 50 miles of hiking trails at Lake Minnewaska, ranging from easy to difficult.

2. Swimming - The lake is perfect for swimming, with a sandy beach and clear water.

3. Rock Climbing - There are over 1,000 climbing routes at Lake Minnewaska, making it a popular spot for climbers.

4. Mountain Biking - There are over 25 miles of mountain biking trails at the park.

5. Horseback Riding - There are over 10 miles of horseback riding trails at the park.

Where to eat?

1. The Gilded Otter in New Paltz, NY

2. The Rosendale Cafe in Rosendale, NY

3. The Stockade Inn in Schenectady, NY

4. The Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre in Lancaster, PA

5. The Black Walnut Inn in Lititz, PA

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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