Big Indian Wilderness Area - Unit Management Plan
The Big Indian Wilderness Area is a management unit in the south-central portion of the Catskill Park. It is made up of lands in the Towns of Shandaken, Denning and Hardenburgh in Ulster County. The unit is bordered on the north by the Belleayre Mountain Ski Center Intensive Use Area, on the east by Ulster County Route 47, on the south by the Willowemoc Wild Forest, on the southwest by the Balsam Lake Mountain Wild Forest, and on the northwest by Dry Brook. Big Indian Wilderness Area encompasses approximately 33,500 acres of state Forest Preserve land.
2008 Catskill Park State Land Master Plan
In August 2008, DEC finalized the revision of the Catskill Park State Land Master Plan. Prior to the Master Plan revision, the Big Indian Wilderness Area was called the Big Indian-Beaverkill Range Wilderness Area. A unit management plan (UMP) for the Big Indian-Beaverkill Range Wilderness was completed in 1993. If you have questions please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the UMP
Big Indian-Beaverkill Range Wilderness Area UMP - PDF (7.7 MB) - This is a large file and may be slow to download. As an alternative, you may download specific sections below.