Outdoors in Delhi: Go Hiking!

 Bramley Mountain Trail (photo by Catskill Mountain Club)

Bramley Mountain Trail (photo by Catskill Mountain Club)

Experience the magic of the outdoors right here in Delhi! Hiking is free and simple to do, and great for any time of year. Hike our scenic trails and breathe in some fresh mountain air - there are many great hikes to choose from!

  • Gribley Trail (3.08 miles)
    Named after the beloved character in the children’s novel My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George, which was set near Delhi. The trail starts at the end of Sheldon Drive near the high school in Delhi. After a steep climb, the trail passes through varied vegetation, offering views of the village. It then proceeds west near the ridgeline of the mountain, then finally descending to meet the Bulldog Run Trail. Follow the Bulldog Run Trail to the Immanuel Lutheran Church Trailhead.
  • Bulldog Run Trail Loop  (2.39 miles)
    Named after Delaware Academy Central School’s mascot, the trail meanders the side of Federal Hill in an easy loop, starting and ending at the Immanuel Lutheran Church Trailhead.
  • Frightful’s Falls Trail (.36 miles)
    Named after the falcon, a second character in My Side of the Mountain, this trail connects Bulldog Run to the Gribley Trail.
  • Bramley Mountain Trail (4 miles)
    A moderate level trail leaving to the summit of Bramley mountain, where there are open views, a former fire tower, and an abandoned bluestone quarry. Impressive cliffs and caves line the footpath between the summit and the quarry. Access the trail by parking on Glen Burnie Rd, one mile south and uphill of its intersection with County Road 18, Delhi.