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Indian Head Wilderness

Indian Head Wilderness Locator Map

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The Indian Head Wilderness is an 11,500-acre unit of Forest Preserve on the eastern escarpment of the Catskill Mountains, located in the Towns of Saugerties and Woodstock in Ulster County, and the Town of Hunter in Greene County.

The wilderness area is characterized by extremely rugged topography, with five major peaks falling within the unit: Ptattekill, Indian Head, Twin, Sugarloaf, and Plateau Mountains. The vistas afforded by these peaks attract thousands of hikers annually, as does the Long Path, with passes through the wilderness from west-to-east over most of the high peaks.