Guided Hike to Hunter Fire Tower
Work towards completing your 2022 Catskill Fire Tower Challenge by joining a guided hike up to Hunter Fire Tower on Saturday, May 21st! Preregistration is required and the group number will be limited to 10 hikers. Catskill Center staff member and long-time Hunter Fire Tower volunteer coordinator will co-lead the hike for a roundtrip distance […]
First Day Hike: Overlook Fire Tower on January 1st 2022
Hosted each year by NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, the First Day Hikes are a great way to start the New Year and can be found all around New York State! Join Catskill Center staff for a fun hike on January 1st 2022 up to Overlook Mountain Fire […]Tags: catskill mountains, catskill park, catskills, fire towers, Hiking, overlook fire tower, winter hiking
The tallest mountain in the Catskills and the westernmost peak of the three-peak Burroughs range, Slide is traversed by the Wittenberg-Cornell-Slide Trail. Fantastic views are available from a number of ledges or openings around the peak, but the summit itself is viewless. The Summit Steward program began on this peak in 2015.