Did you know that Catskill Getaways is located among some of the best hiking spots in the world? Well, we are. When you visit us, you may want to check out:
Giant Ledge, Slide Mt. Wilderness
Town of Shandaken, Ulster County
Giant Ledge, at 3200 feet, provides multiple views to the east and west of some of the tallest Catskill Mountains. (Wittenberg, Terrace, Cornell, Spruce, Hemlock and Balsam Mountains).
Take State Route 28 from Kingston to Big Indian, then south (left) on Co. Route 47 (Big Indian Hollow Road) for 7 miles to a parking lot on your right. Follow yellow Phoenicia-East Branch Trail 0.75 miles to the blue Giant Ledge Trail, turn north (left), then 0.6 miles up to Giant Ledge.
Distance: 2.7 miles. Ascent: 1000 feet.