South Mountain

Beloved peak for campers and Catskills hikers alike.

Peak Details

Height:  2,495ft  (760m)

Range:  Northeastern Catskills

Level:  Easy

Scenic:   Very  

Trail Type:  Fully Trailed

 South Mountain Hiking Trails & Hikes

Death at Kaaterskill Falls

A young man from Yonkers went missing April 24. His rented car was found April 30 at the main Laurel House Road parking lot. Later the same day, his body was recovered from the base of the falls.

Iced-up Kaaterskill Fals

Kaaterskill Rail Trail

This is a short, super-easy hike to one of the most popular Catskills destinations. It includes views not seen by those who park closer to the falls. It’s the perfect trail in winter for some easy snow-shoeing or cross country skiing.

 South Mountain Topography

 Summit Forecast: South Mountain

The page URL below shows the weather at South Mountain’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/North-Mountain-Catskills/forecasts/969

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

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