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Overmountain


About The Site

This site offers spectacular views of the Harlem Valley, Hudson Valley, and Taconics. The Overmountain Conservation Area is the largest Public Conservation Area in the Columbia Land Conservancy’s portfolio, at 1,700 acres in size. The site is comprised of three main areas: Round Ball Mountain, Fox Hill, and Kite Hill, which you can learn more about by reading the site map.

What to Do Here

Hike – trails are easy to moderate
Birdwatch and track who you see using the eBird app!
Cross-country Ski
Join CLC in the Hike Five Challenge by hiking at least 5 any of our 10 Public Conservation Areas and receive a prize!
Click HERE for more information and to download your entry form!

Site History

This site offers spectacular views of the Harlem Valley, Hudson Valley, and Taconics. The site includes more than ten miles of trails. Some follow the ridgeline above the Harlem Valley, offering spectacular views of the Taconic Range to the east and Catskill Mountains to the west, with the entire Hudson Valley in between. Click here to read a brochure about the site and its special features.

Click here for directions to Overmountain Conservation Area: 138 Catalano Road, Ancram, NY


A note on directions: The road where the Kite Hill entrance is located variously appears as Cattalino, Catalano, Catalonus, and other alternate spellings, depending on which mapping service you’re using. The name on the road sign is Catalano.

 

Columbia Land Conservancy
49 Main Street
Chatham, NY 12037
518.392.5252
info@clctrust.org

 

Our office is open 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.,
Monday - Friday.

 

Public Conservation Areas are open dawn to dusk every day.
Visit our calendar of events to find out what’s happening next.