Big Indian Wilderness

History along the Finger Lakes Trail

Big Indian Wilderness

Claryville, New York 12725, United States

Created By: Diane Lebo Wallace


The 33,500-acre Big Indian Wilderness Area contains the longest stretch of trail through uninterrupted virgin forest in the Catskills. The 30 miles of trail traverse a rugged, mountainous landscape offering numerous opportunities for solitude. The wilderness is host to eight prominent peaks including Balsam, Fir, Haynes and Eagle, as well as several unnamed mountaintops. Elevations range from 1,500-3,860 feet.

Info from NYS DEC

FLT Map M32

This point of interest is part of the tour: History along the Finger Lakes Trail


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