Go Deeper Into The Backcountry
National Geographic Trails Illustrated Maps
Created in cooperation with local and national land management agencies and preservation organizations, National Geographic's Trails Illustrated map of Shawangunk Mountains is a comprehensive guide to the region's recreational opportunities. With background information about the area's various public lands, detailed trail charts, a profile of the Shawangunk Ridge Trail, a guide to the key points of interest, a complete road network, scenic byways and hundreds pinpointed recreation features, as well as navigation features such as contour lines, elevations, labeled peaks and summits, selected waypoints, this expertly researched map can guide all outdoor enthusiasts on their adventure.
Trail guides list each trail with mileage and designated usage, whether hiking, horseback riding, biking or cross-country skiing. Mapped trails are shown with mileage indicators between intersections, including the Long Path and Shawangunk Ridge Trail, both of which are highlighted. The Shawangunk Ridge Trail profile displays elevations and distances along the trail as well as key points of interest. Some recreation features are trailheads, interpretive trails, boat launches, campgrounds, primitive campsites and areas for fishing, swimming, scuba diving, climbing, picnicking and wildlife viewing. Coverage includes Minnewaska State Park and Sam's Point Preserves, Neversink and Upper Delaware River, High Point State Park, Shawangunk Mountain Scenic Byway and Bashakill WMA. An inset map provides extra detail of Mohonk Preserve and Mohonk Mountain House.
Other features found on this map include: High Point, Kittatinny Mountain, Middletown, Neversink River, Plattekill, Shawangunk Mountains, Upper Delaware, Wawarsing.