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Windham-Blackhead Range Wilderness - Unit Management Plan

Located in the northeastern part of the Catskill Park, the Windham-Blackhead Range Wilderness is made up of 18,000 acres of state Forest Preserve land. The unit contains some of the highest terrain in the Catskills, including 13 peaks over 3,000 feet in elevation.

For a description of recreational opportunities in the unit, please visit the Windham-Blackhead Range Wilderness recreation page.

Status of the UMP

In 2008, the Department adopted a revision to the Catskill Park State Land Master Plan (CPSLMP). In the CPSLMP, the Windham-Blackhead Range Wilderness was designated through the re-classification of four other Forest Preserve units: the Blackhead Range Wild Forest, the North Mountain Wild Forest, portions of the Windham High Peak Wild Forest, and portions of the Black Dome Valley Wild Forest. In 1994, a Unit Management Plan (UMP) was adopted for the Windham High Peak Wild Forest. If you have questions about the UMP, please e-mail us at r4.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Download the UMP

1994 Windham High Peak Wild Forest Unit Management Plan - PDF (2.9 MB)


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