Shawangunk Trail Guide

A Rock With A ViewThe original New Paltz area trail guide, A Rock With A View contains 24 of the most scenic excursions in New Paltz, Gardiner and the Shawangunk Mountain Range. Available in both ebook and soft cover edition, this book is a trail guide for New Paltz, Minnewaska, Mohonk and the Gunks, this trail guide is designed to be used by beginners as well as experienced hikers, bikers and cross-country skiers. Included in this pocket sized 72 page guidebook are:

  • Trail Descriptions: Hiking, biking and Cross Country Skiing in New Paltz and the Shawangunk Mountain range has never been made easier with included travel times, difficulty ratings, distances in U.S. and Metric, suitability for children, animals and plants, historic and geologic landmarks, scenic views.
  • Maps.
  • Parking and Trailhead locations.
  • Tips on where to go on crowded days.

All profits from the guide are donated to local and environmental charities.

A Rock With A View can be found at:



  • iTunes
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bike Depot, New Paltz, NY
  • Favata Table Rock Tours, Rosendale, NY
  • Half Moon Books, Kingston, NY
  • Handmade and More, New Paltz, NY
  • Inquiring Minds Bookstore, New Paltz, NY
  • Lightsey Bicycles, Gardiner, NY
  • Mohonk Preserve, Gardiner, NY
  • Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY
  • Mountain Harbor Deli, Gardiner, NY
  • Rock and Snow, New Paltz, NY
  • The Bicycle Rack, New Paltz, NY