Wittenberg Mountain 3780'
without any forewarning, you'll come out on a large open rock ledge, with a breathtaking view”
The Wittenberg from the trail to Cornell
USGS Map: Phoenicia
NY-NJ Trail Conference Map: #43/143 or #42/142
Order of Height: 14th at 3780'
Access: Via the Wittenberg-Cornell-Slide Trail
Description: Wittenberg is the easternmost mountain in the Burroughs Range. It is also one of the finest in the Catskills. The steep climb from Woodland Valley is rewarded by a fine view east over the Ashokan Reservoir and north to the mountains of the Devil's Path. On a warm day, this peak can be one of the most crowded, with people sunning themselves on the large open ledge at the summit. Cornell Mountain is a short trip beyond via the Bruin's Causeway.
View of the Ashokan Reservoir and Samuels Point
Access from the north is via the Wittenberg-Cornell-Slide Trail from Woodland Valley.
Red tape: A parking fee is charged at the trail head parking area at Woodland Valley State Campground during the campgrounds camping season.
From the west, access is via the Wittenberg-Cornell-Slide Trail over Slide and Cornell.
Slide Mtn Wilderness Map (opens in new window)
Links for Wittenberg Mountain
Photo credit: Kevin Morgan | Panoramic by Ian Marchant