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Weekend Getaway

A must visit for outdoor enthusiasts. Awesome hiking, mountain biking and my favorite rock... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
Buffalo, Wyoming
via mobile
Just the drive through is worth it

Our friends are from the area and well acquainted with these mountains and have done lots of hiking... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
jer b
Bristol, Connecticut
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Mountain range in southeast New York that attracts rock climbers, hikers and bikers.
Woodstock, NY 12525
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

A must visit for outdoor enthusiasts. Awesome hiking, mountain biking and my favorite rock climbing. An abundance of unspoiled naturally beautiful woods, cafes and cool antique shops. Lots of fun!

3  Thank HepaticPlexis1
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We have been there twice so far, it is nice place to visit year round. In summer the fall and pond is great place to cool down. In winter it would be perfect skiing spot.

1  Thank moses678
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Our friends are from the area and well acquainted with these mountains and have done lots of hiking here, but we were just returning to Poughkeepsie from Lake Cayuga and took the route home through the mountains. The road is winding but there are a...More

6  Thank jer b
Reviewed 8 May 2018

However try to go on a week day or early in the day on weekends to avoid the crush. The walk to Gertrude's Nose is fantastic, as is the walk to Verkeeder Falls. Many many other incredible, scenic, and not too tough walks. The stroll...More

3  Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Gunks are one of our favorite outdoor climbing areas in the Northeast. The draw is due to the ease of access to many of the routes especially at the Trapps area. The climbing in the area is diverse and challenging for all skill levels....More

2  Thank LizandC
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Great place to drive up to but once you arrives the walk on the path for 2 pretty good shape seniors, was a tough. The walk is uphill all the way. 2.5 miles to top. Beautiful wooded surroundings. Loose gravel on path sorta a problem...More

5  Thank Katie L
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The "Gunks" are beautiful and challenging and great for climbers and those who love to watch the climbers- very very scenic

Thank Laura shaine C
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We did the blue trail and then down the swimming hole. Steep scrambling for the kids but they made it. Views were amazing and water was freezing!

2  Thank Megan S
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Climb a rock wall or take a casual hike. Beautiful scenes of the mountains and the wildlife and wild flowers. Take your time and enjoy the scenery.

4  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Hike the Gunks! The carriage road to see the climbers is worth it - 5 miles but an easy walk. Would have liked to see Minniwaska State Park but it was closed due to fire situation. Glad for the rain.

4  Thank ifolk5851
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