Cross-country Ski Routes

Photo by Marianne Markle
From the Spring Farm Trailhead:

Spring Farm Road and Cedar Drive
Easy, 1.7 miles round-trip
Spring Farm Road, then left on Cedar Drive. Go around Long Cedar Drive & make a right (cutting back to the road you came on). Return the way you came.

Spring Farm Road and Bonticou Road
Moderate, 3.5 miles round-trip
Spring Farm Road and take left on Bonticou Road. Loop around via Cedar Drive and back on Bonticou Road to Spring Farm Road.

From West Trapps Trailhead:

Overcliff Carriage Road to Undercliff Carriage Road
Moderate, 4.7 miles round-trip

Undercliff Road to Old Minnewaska Road
Strenuous, 7.3 miles round-trip
Take loop around Short and Long Woodland Drive back to Old Minnewaska Road. Go back to West Trapps via Overcliff Road.

Snowshoe Routes

Photo by Glenn Koehler
From Spring Farm Trailhead:

Trapps Hamlet Path
Easy, 1.5 miles round-trip

From West Trapps Trailhead:

Trapps Road to Awosting Falls (ski or snowshoe)
Moderate, 6 miles round-trip

Table Rocks Trail
Moderate, 6 miles round-trip

You can help protect these trails and carriage roads for the next generation to enjoy.

You can make a difference in protecting the Shawangunk Ridge!

  • Become a member today. Be our partner in preserving the ridge!
  • Volunteer as a trailkeeper, backcountry ski patroller, bike patroller, or interpretive guide.
  • Donate to the Thom Scheuer Memorial Fund for Land Stewardship, which is used to maintain the Preserve’s carriage roads, trails and trailheads.

Banner photo by Kate Schoonmaker