Hunter Mountain is located in the towns of Hunter and Lexington, just south of the village of Hunter, in Greene County. Hunter Mountain is approximately 4,040 feet (1,234 m) in elevation and is the second-highest peak in the Catskill Mountains.

Spruceton Trail is the most commonly used route to the summit of Hunter Mountain. Becker Hollow is another route but much more steeper to the summit of Hunter Mountain.