Plateau

Two of the steepest ascents in the Catskills rise to a stunning 2¼-mile-long ridge with epic views on either end.

Peak Details

Height:  3,835ft  (1,169m)

Location:  Northeastern Catskills

Level:  Difficult

Scenic:   Very  

Trail Type:  Fully Trailed

 Plateau Hiking Trails & Hikes

Sunest view from Daley Ridge

Hike Plateau via Daley Ridge

Daley Ridge is rugged, densely wooded, and absolutely charming. Many long-time Catskills hikers feel this is one of the most beautiful hikes in the Catskills. The hike comes in three parts: the initial climb up Daley Ridge, the ridge itself, and the magical walk to Plateau’s summit. Each of these sections is exceptionally memorable.

View from Plateau’s eastern side

Hike Plateau from Mink Hollow

The parking area at the north end of the Mink Hollow trail is marked on the NYNJTC maps in gray, which signifies “roadside parking”. In fact, it’s a dead end/cul-de-sac that look like it functions as a snow plow turnaround. There’s ample space for cars but be thoughtful about your parking during snow months.

 Plateau Topography

 Summit Forecast: Plateau

The page URL below shows the weather at Plateau’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 peak.

https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Plateau-Mountain-New-York/forecasts/1170

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

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