Plattekill

This tough bushwhack mountain has one of the truly great Catskills views — but you’ll have to fight for it.

Peak Details

Height:  3,106ft  (947m)

Range:  Northeastern Catskills

Level:  Difficult

Scenic:   Yes 

Trail Type:  Bushwhack

 Plattekill Hiking Trails & Hikes

teenager in gorge rock face

6 Kid-Friendly Hikes in the Catskills

These easy kid-friendly Catskills hikes have so much to offer your family.

marmot brand tent in woods

Backcountry Campout in the Catskills — First Experience

Having never camped out before, and certainly never in the backcountry, I researched for weeks, pulled the necessary kit together, and finally screwed up enough courage to solo camp overnight in the wilderness.

Echo Lake and Overlook Mountain from Plattekill Mountain

Hike from Platte Clove to Plattekill to Echo Lake

This hike is mostly very easy, with about 75% on well-marked trail. However, the bushwhack to the scenic lookout on the south side of Plattekill is extremely difficult, and presents some dangers.

 Plattekill Topography

 Summit Forecast: Plattekill

No summit forecast available for this location.

Plattekill Information

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