Located in Ulster County in New York State is Wittenberg Mountain. This mountain summit is accessible via a number of rustic trail heads and trail systems.
Encompassed with The Slide Mountain Wilderness it is an accessible day hike from various large cities including New York City. A very popular hike it is common to find numerous hikers enjoying the unobstructed views of the summit. Within clear view of The Wittenberg to the east is The Ashokan Reservoir which is a key water supply for New York City.
The two main trailheads to reach Wittenberg Mountain are The Woodland Valley Campground lot and the Slide Mountain Trail parking lot on Rt 47. If you are just planning to summit Wittenberg Mountain then The Woodland Valley Campground lot is the clear choice. Choose the Slide Mountain lot only if you are also including Slide and Cornell Mountains in your hike. (Note: To park at Woodland Valley Campground lot there is a fee during the warmer and active months, see link below for more info.)