Catskill Escarpment Loop (North) from Scutt Road (North...

Catskill Park

North-South Lakes from Sunset Rock - Photo by Daniel Chazin North-South Lakes from Sunset Rock - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike follows the Catskill Escarpment north of North/South Lake, with many spectacular views.

42.200662, -74.058473

Cross to the east side of the road and follow the blue-blazed Escarpment Trail (co-aligned with a yellow-blazed horse trail) into the woods. The trail heads south and descends through a mixed forest of hemlocks and deciduous trees.

In half a mile, the trail crosses two old railroad rights-of-way and a bridge over the outlet of North/South Lake. After crossing another bridge, you’ll...

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