How high are the Catskill Mountains?

Answer The Catskill Mountains in New York contain 98 peaks that rise higher than 3,000 feet in elevation. The highest of these is Slide Mountain at an elevation of 4,180 feet. The eastern edge, known as t... Read More »

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Where are the Catskill Mountains?

The Catskill Mountains lie in southern New York State and are part of the Allegheny Plateau. The Catskill Mural Front forms the eastern edge of the Catskill Mountains west of the Hudson River.Sourc... Read More »

Who settled in the Catskill mountains?

Evidence of people in the Catskills dates back 8,000 to 10,000 years. The first tribes known tribes to occupy the region were Mohican, Delaware and Iroquois. The first European settlers were Dutch.... Read More »

Trees in the Catskill Mountains?

The heavily wooded, rolling countryside and low mountains of New York's Catskills region have long served as a getaway for harried residents of nearby urban areas, especially New York City, which i... Read More »

How long& wide are the Catskill mountains?

The Catskills region in southern New York encompasses about 6,000 square miles and includes six New York counties, including Delaware, Greene, Otsego, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster, as well as six... Read More »