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Summit of Twin Mountain

After a period of closure due to vandalism, the section of Devil’s Path in the Indian Head Wilderness between Pecoy Notch and Twin Mountain Summit is again open for hiking. According to the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, the trail is open with a short reroute.  On the state website they state: “The short reroute on the previously closed section between Twin Mountain Peak and Pecoy Notch Trail provides safe passage for visitors while…

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View from Friday Mountain at the canister of Devil's Path

See update on this closure. The NYSDEC has announced on its web site a section of Devil’s Path is closed until further notice due to vandalism. The closure is from Pecoy Notch to the summit of Twin Mountain. This act comes not long after another unlawful event of illegal blazing on Cascade Mountain in the Adirondacks and a wildfire at 3,100′ on Blackhead Mountain’s in the Catskills due to an unattended/abandon campfire. Those events did…

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View from Friday Mountain at the canister of Devil's Path

One of the Catskill’s most visited and dramatic trails is Devil’s Path. It can make an unforgettable multi-day backpacking experience. It can also be broken down into loops for several nice overnight trips using connector / access trails. What’s in a name? The name can be traced to early settlers who thought the Catskill’s were host to the devil. The Devil’s Path mountains were said to be formed by the devil slapping its tail and creating…

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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.
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