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Overlook Mountain Wild Forest - Unit Management Plan

The Overlook Mountain Wild Forest is a small area of approximately 590 acres in the Town of Woodstock, Ulster County, bordering the 16,800-acre Indian Head Wilderness. The summit of Overlook Mountain is one of the top three-most visited locations in the Catskill Forest Preserve, after Slide Mountain and North-South Lake.

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

Status of the UMP

The Department adopted a Unit Management Plan (UMP) for the Overlook Mountain Wild Forest in 1999. If you have questions about the UMP, please contact us at

Download the UMP

Overlook Mountain Wild Forest Unit Management Plan - PDF (3.8 MB)

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