Welcome to Balsam Lake Mountain!

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Schedule of when the tower and cabin will be open to the public
What can I see from the top? Quite a bit!
Other towers (the first 4 are in the Catskills, the rest are farther away)
  1. Tremper
  2. Overlook
  3. Red Hill
  4. Hunter
  5. Mount Beacon
  6. Hurricane
  7. Nimham (ninham)
  8. Poke O Moonshine
  9. St. Regis
  10. Sterling Forest
  11. Stillwater
  12. Randall / Swancutt
  13. Bald  / Rondaxe
ADK (And Catskills) Fire Tower Challenge
Hike Descriptions and Directions
Recent Catskill Conditions and Reports from ADK High Peaks
Camping and Picnicking
Pictures - Feel free to send us more!
History of the Tower and the Volunteer efforts
Leanto Construction pictures
Donate  (Please earmark Balsam Lake Mounain Fire Tower)

Weather forecast

Balsam Lake Wild Forest Information from DEC
Catskill 3500 Club
Very nice Hike Report!
Wikipedia Article
Local links
Other Internet Resources
Hike Safe!

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