The 2024 Catskills Fire Tower Challenge has begun. All you need to do is visit the six DEC fire towers located in the Catskill Park, and email the log or complete it online, and submit it along with a favorite photo from the hikes.
- Hunter Mountain
- Overlook Mountain
- Red Hill
- Balsam Lake Mountain
- Tremper Mountain
- Upper Esopus Fire Tower (located at the Catskills Visitor Center)
The first 1,000 finishers will receive a one-year subscription to the Department of Environmental Conservation magazine, Conservationist, and all finishers receive a commemorative 2024 Catskills Fire Tower Challenge patch and an entry into the grand prize drawing.
Already completed the challenge before? There is something for you, too! Repeat finishers will receive an additional commemorative Catskills Fire Tower Challenge prize.