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

Catskill Park

View East from Escarpment Trail just beyond Inspiration Rock - Catskill Escarpment Loop - Catskill Park -  Photo by Daniel Chazin View East from Escarpment Trail just beyond Inspiration Rock - Catskill Escarpment Loop - Catskill Park -  Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike follows the Catskill Escarpment above Kaaterskill Clove, 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 tree...

Prepare For Your Hike

Avenza App Map: Catskill 141

Let's Go

Trip Reports

rate experience
May 14, 2019
5
Catskill Escarpment South Loop (5/11/2019)
Oodles of parking space. Two clean porta-potties (greatly appreciated after a long drive.) Also a nifty platform to mount ponies. Very peaceful once you hike away from the falls and past the Layman monument. The doggo enjoyed the cliffside breezes and the trickling streams throughout the trail.
erijonesie
January 22, 2015
0
Don't forget it is winter out there

Trails will be snow covered and icy. Dress warmly in layers and bring proper equipment.

October 16, 2013
0
Escarpment Trail
This was an absolutely beautiful hike. The trail description was excellent, weather was cool but great, and the views were outstanding!
rostrove
Log in or register to post comments