Tag Archives: Indian Head Wilderness

Trail leading to Devil's Kitchen Lean-to

Plattekill Mountain is a 3100’ foot peak just about 1.5-miles southeast of Indian Head Mountain. It is also in close proximity with Echo Lake perched NNE of the lake about 0.75-miles as the crow flys. One can spy the lake from a viewpoint with about a 200-300’ descent south of the summit. Plattekill is one of the Catskill 67 and with the hike from Platte Clove Preserve makes for an outstanding day hike. As seemingly…

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Jimmy Dolan Notch Trail with blue marker

Twin Mountain is a peak contained in the eastern section of Devil’s Path Range in the Indian Head Wilderness of the Catskill Mountains. Twin, as it’s named, would indicate it has two summits. It is one of the most beautiful summit experiences in the Catskills. The peak can be hiked as a day hike or as part of a longer more strenuous backpacking trip on Devil’s Path. It offers some of the best views in…

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Please note changes in access and rules for hiking and camping in the Adirondacks and Catskills during the COVID-19 outbreak. Please act responsibly during this stressful period. Please read the DEC info carefully. Read more here!

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