Delaware Wild Forest

Park Overview:

Since it is not as heavily used as areas, there are ample opportunities for solitude in this western-most part of the Catskill Park.

Trail Uses:Hiking, Mountain biking
Trail Miles:33 miles
Park Acreage:27800 acres
Ulster, Delaware, Sullivan
Trail Conference volunteers maintain trails in this park.
Park Description:

This forest was designated in 2008 by the re-classification of the Cherry Ridge-Cambell Mountain Wild Forest and the Middle Mountain-Mary Smith Hill Wild Forest.

Trails Overview:

The Mud Pond Trail (Blue, 3.9 miles) can be reached by taking NY Route 17 to exit 93 (Cooks Falls) and proceeding north on Russell Brook Road for 2.3 miles. It can be combined with the 1.4 mile southern section of the Trout Pond Trail (Blue, 5.1 miles) to form a scenic 6.7 mile loop hike.

There are many other trails in the forest.



Public transportion can be researched at Adirondack Trailways, Pine Hill Trailways and Short Line (Coach USA).

See above map for parking locations.

Contact Information:Delaware Wild Forest