Mount Tremper Fire Tower Trail

Out & Back / 6.1 miles / 1,967 ft

A steep and rocky trail that leads up to the Mount Tremper Fire Tower. The summit of Tremper Mountain is 2730′ and the steel fire tower on the top is 47 feet tall. The traditional way to summit Tremper Mountain is from the parking area on Old Route 28 on the west side of the mountain with a 6.1 mile hike. Elevation gain from this trailhead is about 1967’.

An alternative way to summit Tremper Mountain is from the Willow parking area located on the east side of the mountain on Jessop Road. This trail is 7.6 miles with about 1633’ of elevation gain.


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Tremper Mountain, Shandaken, NY, USA

TREMPER MOUNTAIN – TOWN OF SHANDAKEN – ELEVATION 2,740′ History: The Mount Tremper Fire Tower is believed to be the original structure that was built in 1917 and used for fire observation until 1971. It was reopened to the public in 2001. The 47-foot tower offers a spectacular 360-degree view that includes the Burroughs Range, Stony […]
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