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Slide Mountain Wilderness - Unit Management Plan

Located in Ulster County, the Slide Mountain Wilderness is the largest of the five designated wilderness areas in the Catskills with a total of 47,500 acres. With a variety of recreational opportunities available for public use, the unit is also one of the most popular wilderness areas.

For a description of recreational opportunities in the unit, please visit the Slide Mountain Wilderness recreation page.

Status of the UMP

DEC adopted a unit management plan (UMP) for the Slide Mountain Wilderness in 1998. If you have questions about the UMP, please e-mail us at

Download the UMP

Slide Mountain Wilderness Unit Management Plan (PDF)

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