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Halcott Mountain Wild Forest - Unit Management Plan

The Halcott Mountain Wild Forest is the most westerly unit of Forest Preserve in Greene County. It is located in the Towns of Lexington and Halcott and is bounded on the east by NYS Route 42 and the Deep Notch. On the south it is bounded by the Ulster County line and on the west by Beech Hill Road. Further north is the Vinegar Hill Wildlife Management Area and the Town of Lexington. There are approximately 4,760 acres in this mountainous Unit. The highest peak is Halcott Mountain at approximately 3541' above sea level.

For a description of recreational opportunities in the unit, please visit the Halcott Mountain Wild Forest recreation page.

Status of the UMP

The Department adopted a Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Halcott Mountain Wild Forest in 2001. If you have questions about the UMP, please email us at: r4.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Download the UMP

Halcott Mountain Wild Forest Unit Management Plan - PDF (5.3 MB)