Narrow Notch Peak is a Catskill 67 peak at an elevation 0f 3220′. We call it a close enough peak as one can reach 3205′ and within 0.10-miles of the summit on state land. A small part of the summit ridge; and its lower SSE summit is entirely on state land in the Relay State Forest Preserve. Narrow Notch Peak is ranked 59th highest in the Catskill 100 and 24th of the Catskill 67. There is a view from the lower summit.
Close Enough Peak but still on Private Land
Even though we have determined that this mountain is a close enough peak, the actual summit is on private land. If you wish to stand on the highest point you must get the landowner’s permission.
Please be mindful of COVID19 during this hiking season.
|Elevation:||3220+ feet, 981+ meters|
|Lat / Lon:||42°20’3” N, 74°36’59” W|
|Nearest higher neighbor:||Moresville Range (NW Peak) 3.84-miles NE|
|Line parent:||North Plattekill Mountain 4.13-miles SW|
|Key-col:||2503′ (at the height of land on Roxbury Mountain Road, aka Roses Brook Road, south of Old Clump Mountain)|
|Range:||Catskill Mountains > Northwest Catskills*|
|Land Unit:||Private (close enough peak in the Relay State Forest)|
|Summit forest:||Northern hardwood|
|Nearest town:||Hobart or Stamford|
|USGS Quad:||Roxbury O42074c5 1:24,000|
|Maps and Guide:||Catskill 67, A Hiker’s Guide|
NY-NJTC Digital Trail Maps
|* note||Range used to coincide with Catskill 67, A Hiker’s Guide.|
Backwoods wanderer with a passion for backpacking, hiking, kayaking, and exploring the wilds of the Catskills and Adirondacks in New York. A Catskill 3500 Club Member and Adirondack Forty-Sixer. Climbed Mount Rainier. Professionally an Exercise Physiologist.