Mill Brook Ridge

The highest of the sub-3500’ Catskills, this scenic mountain ridge is trailed from its east and west sides. It can also be bushwhacked from Kelly Hollow.

Peak Details

Height:  3,465ft  (1,056m)

Range:  Central Catskills

Level:  Moderate

Scenic:   Yes 

Trail Type:  Fully Trailed

 Mill Brook Ridge Hiking Trails & Hikes

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Mill Brook Ridge via Kelly Hollow

This is the shortest route to Mill Brook Ridge’s summit over public land. It includes a full loop of Kelly Hollow, one of the most beautiful hiking trails in the Catskills. A short-but-steep bushwhack connects the two locations.

Spruce & Sunshine

Kelly Hollow Loop

Short, easy and thoroughly absorbing, Kelly Hollow Loop is one of the most beautiful hiking trails in the Catskills. It came highly-recommended and it absolutely delivered.

 Mill Brook Ridge Topography

 Summit Forecast: Mill Brook Ridge

The page URL below shows the weather at Mill Brook Ridge’s summit for the next six days.

If a foreacast for a peak is not directly available, this page may display a link to a nearby location.

https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Balsam-Lake-Mountain/forecasts/1137

Opens in a new tab/window. Click on the small °F or °C boxes to toggle between US and Metric.

Mill Brook Ridge Information

At 3465’ Mill Brook Ridge is the highest non-3500 summit. It is currently on every 3500 hiker’s radar as an interim replacement for Graham which is closed to the public during hunting season — and may remain so.

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