Blackhead Range

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointBlack Dome (3980+ ft/1213+ m)
CountriesUnited States
States/ProvincesNew York
Area94 sq mi / 243 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent8 mi / 12 km North-South
22 mi / 35 km East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 17' N; 74° 13' W
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Map of Blackhead Range
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Blackhead Range.
Northern CatskillsLevel 5 (Parent)
         South MountainLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Blackhead RangeLevel 6

Major Peaks of the Blackhead Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Black Dome3980+1213+Blackhead Range
2.Blackhead3940+1201+Blackhead Range
3.Thomas Cole Mountain3940+1201+Blackhead Range
4.Camels Hump3540+1079+Blackhead Range
5.Windham High Peak35241074Blackhead Range
6.Caudal3320+1012+Blackhead Range
7.Burnt Knob3180+969+Blackhead Range
8.Acra Point3100+945+Blackhead Range
9.Cave Mountain3100+945+Blackhead Range
10.Bookahs Bump3060+933+Blackhead Range
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Blackhead Range

Black Dome

Black Dome, the third-highest peak in the Catskills, as seen from Blackhead Mountain (2007-08-18).   Edit Photo Info

Blackhead Mountain in the Catskills from Black Dome (2007-08-18).   Edit Photo Info
Thomas Cole Mountain

Blackhead, Black Dome, and Thomas Cole Mountain in the Catskills (2007-08-19).   Edit Photo Info
Camels Hump
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View from the summit of Camels Hump. This would be largely obscured in the summer months (2015-10-24). Photo by Melissa Hoffmann.
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Windham High Peak
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Windham HP Summit: USGS marker (2016-04-09). Photo by Cynthia Chan.
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Descending (2015-10-24). Photo by Melissa Hoffmann.
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Kate Hill
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A small cairn atop a rock in the grassy maple forest at the summit (2021-05-20). Photo by Jacob Kitson.
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