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Great Northern

CATSKILLS of Greene County

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our escape goat.

Experience your Greatest-Of-All-Time getaway! #escapegoat


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Discover your greatest-of-all-time moment in a land of magic, mystery, lore, and thrilling natural beauty. FESTIVALS ››› EVENTS ››› CONCERTS Join us during the spring, summer, and fall months to enjoy live music, craft beer, and festivals surrounded by fresh air, nature, and picturesque scenery—go for a hike or play a round of disc golf. TAP® NEW YORK | TASTE OF COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL | AHIMSA YOGA & MUSIC FESTIVAL

Among the highest peaks of the Catskill Mountains, rising from an ancient riverbed, the verdant Hudson River Valley meets the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County. It’s here that endless opportunities for discovery, adventure, and outdoor recreation await. Home to attractions like the New York Zipline Adventure Tour, major music festivals including TRAILBLAZER (formerly Taste of Country Fest) and Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, and two world-class alpine ski resorts

– Greene County is the place for greatest-of-all-time experiences. Slip through the pages of history and explore the same mountains that inspired Washington Irving’s tale of Rip Van Winkle, and guided the brush strokes of Hudson River School of Art founder Thomas Cole. Located just 2 hours north of New York City, 3.5 hours north of Philadelphia, and 3 hours west of Boston, the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County invites you to find your #GOATWorthy Catskill moment.

What’s Inside 3 Events 5 Attractions Not to Be Missed 6 Attractions 8 Breweries & Wineries 10 Performing/Fine Arts

LEARN MORE AT HUNTERMTN.COM | 64 KLEIN AVE, HUNTER, NY 12442 | 800.486.8376

11 Rip Van Winkle 21 Outdoors 13 Historic/Cultural Sites (hiking, golf, mountain biking, motorcycling, /Museums boating, guide services/ 13 Museums sporting) 14 Winter Adventure 32 Family Resorts

(skiing, snowtubing, X-C skiing, ziplining)

Visitor Center Open Year-Round! Exit 21 off NYS Thruway 700 Rte. 23B, Leeds, NY 12451 800.355.2287 • tourism@discovergreene.com

www.GreatNorthernCatskills.com

35 Unique Lodging 37 Campgrounds/Cabins 44 Advertisements Printed in USA 2021 85K

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IT ONLY HAPPENS HERE Seeing your favorite country music stars take the stage? Yes please. Dancing the Schuhplattler during Oktoberfest? Why not! Sampling craft brews from the best breweries across New York State? Double yes! Don’t miss our lineup of exciting annual events.

EVENTS IN THE GREAT NORTHERN CATSKILLS

JUNE

OCTOBER

Bavarian Summer Fest in Round Top www.RiedlbauersResort.com

Hudson Valley Dance Festival in Catskill www.DRADance.org

Cruisin’ On the Mountaintop Father’s Day Car Show www.TannersvilleNY.org TRAILBLAZER (formerly Taste of Country Fest) TrailBlazerFest.com

JULY

Athens Street Festival www.AthensStreetFestival.org

FEBRUARY Kaatskillz Park Event at Hunter Mountain www.HunterMtn.com/Empire

MARCH Bumps & BBQ at Hunter Mountain www.HunterMtn.com Pond Skimming & Beach Bash at Windham Mountain www.windhammountain.com

APRIL Pond Skimming & Cardboard Box Derby at Hunter Mountain www.HunterMtn.com TAP® New York at Hunter Mountain www.Tap-NY.com

MAY East Durham Irish Festival www.EastDurhamIrishFestival.com Rip Van Winkle Wine, Brew & Beverage Festival in Catskill www.FortnightlyEvents.com

Greene County Youth Fair in Cairo www.TheGreeneCountyYouthFair.com Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival in Oak Hill www.GreyFoxBlueGrass.com Irish Arts Week in East Durham www.CatskillsIrishArtsWeek.com Mountain Brauhaus Festival in Round Top www.CrystalBrook.com

AUGUST Coxsackie Riverside Festival Facebook.com/CoxsackieRiversideFestival

Oktoberfest at Hunter Mountain www.HunterMtn.com Windham Autumn Affair www.MovingWindhamForward.com

NOVEMBER Ahimsa Yoga and Music Festival at Hunter Mountain www.AhimsaYogaFestival.com Chilly Willy Tours at the Bronck Museum in Coxsackie www.GCHistory.org The Fortnightly Club’s Festival of Trees in Leeds www.FortnightlyEvents.com

DECEMBER Athens Victorian Stroll www.AthensCulturalCenter.org Christmas by the River in Coxsackie Facebook.com/ChristmasByTheRiver

Keg, Rattle & Roll at Windham Mountain www.windhammountain.com Rats Nest Run-In in East Durham Facebook.com/Rats-Nest-Run-In

SEPTEMBER Catskill Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Festival in East Durham www.CatskillMountainThunder.com Fest of Thrones at Blackthorne Resort Facebook: Fest-Of-Thrones

DON’T MISS OUT

#GOATFEELS

Oktoberfest at Hunter Mountain www.HunterMtn.com

For a complete list of events: WWW.GREATCATSKILLEVENTS.COM

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ATTRACTIONS NOT TO BE MISSED Don’t just seize the day, seize your entire weekend. Find your greatest-ofall-time moments in the Catskills — from flying over treetops, to walking in the footsteps of artists who opened America’s eyes to the beauty of nature. Bailiwick Animal Park & Riding Stables

Bronck Museum

118 Castle Rd., Catskill 518-678-5665 • www.bailiwickranch.com

90 Cty. Rte. 42, Coxsackie 518-731-6490 • www.gchistory.org

Animal Park: Memorial Day through Labor Day, 7 days/week; weekends until Thanksgiving. Horseback riding, ATV and Paintball Park open Memorial Day through Labor Day, 7 days/week, and weekends year-round or by appt. Animal Park features exotic and farm animals including sheep, pigs, llamas, bears, alligators, tigers and more, with a hands-on petting/feeding area, narrated tours with an educational program, playground with picnic area. Horseback riding on scenic mountain trails as well as pony rides, Paintball Park and ATV rentals.

Open Memorial Day Weekend through October 15. Hours: Wednesday-Friday 12PM4PM; tours at 12:30, 1:30, 2:30; Saturday 10AM-4PM, tours at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30; Sunday 1PM-4PM, tours at 1:30, 2:30. The grounds feature Dutch Colonial dwellings and 19th-century barns, including the oldest surviving house in the Hudson Valley, which dates back to 1663. Victorian Horse Barn features a collection of Greene County and Catskill Mountain House memorabilia.

Hudson-Athens Lighthouse

Kaaterskill Falls Viewing Platform

Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Reservations: 518-828-1014 or www.hudsoncruises.com Information: 518-828-5294 or www.hudsonathenslighthouse.org

Laurel House Road (off County Rte. 18), Haines Falls 518-589-5058 (available via phone, May-Oct) www.dec.ny.gov

218 Spring St., Catskill 518-943-7465 • www.thomascole.org, www.hudsonriverschool.org, www.hudsonriverskywalk.org

Tours are available on second Saturdays, July through October. An architectural gem built in 1874, it served as a manned lighthouse until the 1960s. Today, only its light is maintained by the US Coast Guard. The lighthouse is located in the Hudson River just south of Athens and is visible from the Athens Riverfront Park.

Highest two-tiered cascading waterfall in NYS and one of America’s oldest tourist attractions featured in some of the most prominent books, essays, poems and paintings of the early 19th century. Posted trail signs must be obeyed and proper footwear is required.

Hudson River Skywalk Rip Van Winkle Bridge, Hudson River, Catskill 518-943-2360 Open year-round. The Hudson River Skywalk is a scenic walkway at the place where American landscape painting began. The new walkway connects the homes and studios of the major Hudson River School artists, Thomas Cole and Frederic Church, over the Hudson River and across the Rip Van Winkle Bridge, offering sweeping views of the Hudson River Valley and the Catskill Mountains. The walkway is 3 miles one way. No pets or bikes allowed.

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Hunter Mountain Scenic Skyride 64 Klein Ave., Hunter 800-486-8376 • www.huntermtn.com Open May through October. Check schedule online. The ride features a six-passenger chairlift to the top of the 3,200’ high summit with breathtaking views of the Great Northern Catskills and beyond. See ad on inside front cover.

New York Zipline Adventure Tours at Hunter Mountain 64 Klein Ave., Hunter 518-263-4388 • www.ziplinenewyork.com Open year-round. Reservations recommended. Offering adventure tours from mild to wild on the longest, fastest, highest zipline canopy tour in North America and the second largest zipline in the world. See ad on page 52.

North-South Lake State Campground 874 North Lake Rd., Haines Falls 518-589-5058 (available via phone, May-Oct) www.dec.ny.gov Park is open year-round for hiking, ice fishing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and X-C skiing. During the warmer months the park can be used for camping, swimming, hiking, boating and picnicking.

Pratt Rock Rte. 23, Prattsville 518-299-3395 www.zadockprattmuseum.org Open year-round. “America’s First Mt. Rushmore.” White relief carvings over 150 years old and the view of the valley make the short climb more than worth the effort.

Open year-round. Visit the historic home, studios and grounds of Thomas Cole, founder of America’s first major art movement, now known as the Hudson River School of landscape painting. Guided and self-guided tours, immersive digital story-telling installations, special exhibitions of both 19th-century and contemporary art, innovative lecture series, a gift shop, and outdoor programs.

Windham Mountain Bike Park 19 Resort Dr., Windham 518-734-4300 • www.windhammountain.com Open Memorial Day through Columbus Day. For riders of all ages and ability levels. Miles of flow style, lift serviced trails include beginner trail, the longest jump trail in the east, and a five-time world cup course. Rentals, lessons, retail, food and beverages on site. See ad on back cover.

Windham Mountain Skyride 19 Resort Dr., Windham 518-734-4300 • www.windhammountain.com Open Memorial Day through Columbus Day. A scenic two-mile chairlift ride provides astonishing Catskill Mountain views. Food and beverages available on site. See ad on back cover.

Zoom Flume Water Park 20 Shady Glen Rd., East Durham 518-239-6271/800-888-3586 www.zoomflume.com Open every day, mid-June through Labor Day. NY’s #1 Family Water Park! Featuring the “Typhoon Twister,” Wave Pool, Wild River, Lazy River and many other water attractions. One low admission for an entire day of water fun. Food courts and gift shop. Private cabanas available. Call for group rates. See ad on page 46.

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#ESCAPEGOAT Tackle an obstacle course fit for a Viking warrior, ride horseback through mountain passes, or challenge your friends to a Zipline race. Find your greatest-of-all-time moment in Greene County.

A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES Community Theatre

373 Main St., Catskill 518-943-2410 www.thecommunitytheatre.com

Greenville Drive-In

10700 Rte. 32, Greenville 518-966-2177 • www.drivein32.com

Hi-Way Drive-In

Farm Tours at Hull-O Farms

10699 Rte. 9W, Coxsackie 518-731-8672 • www.hiwaydrivein.com

MORE ATTRACTIONS: RIDE, RACE, TOUR & TREK Catskill Hoe Bowl 305 W. Bridge St., Catskill • 518-943-4980 Open year-round, 7 days a week. Center features a 24-lane bowling alley with arcade, snack bar, sports pub, and OTB easy bet.

Dancing Horse Farms 545 Mitchell Hollow Road, Windham 845-706-6687 • www.dancinghorse.farm Horseback riding workshops for the whole family! Please call or text for an appointment so you can get that very special attention that you and your family deserve. We offer activities for cowboys and cowgirls of all ages! We have little ponies for little people, basic riding instruction for beginners and a fun obstacle course for those that want to test their horseback riding skills.

Mountain Cinema

3 screens @ 7971 Main St., Hunter 1 screen @ 6050 Main St., Tannersville Film schedules: 518-263-4702 • www.catskillmtn.org

Windham Theatre

Disc Golf at Hunter Mountain

K&K Equestrian Center

Purling Roller Rink

64 Klein Ave, Hunter 518-263-4666 • www.huntermtn.com

5203 Rte. 67, East Durham • 518-966-4829

523 Mountain Ave., Purling 518-622-9117

Open May through late October. Challenging 18-hole disc golf course. Mountainside terrain offers everything from wide-open cross-slope throws to tight wooded shots, and some incredibly long downhill throws. A variety of discs are available for purchase in the Pro Shop. Scorecards can be picked up in the main office in the base lodge or at the mailbox to the left of the Kaatskill Flyer chairlift. No charge to play.

Farm Tours at Hull-O Farms 10 Cochrane Rd., Durham 518-239-6950 • www.hull-o.com Call for reservations. Enjoy learning how a working farm operates, how to take care of farm animals, and what it takes to run a farm. You will see cows, calves, pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, kittens, ducks, bunnies and deer.

Open 7 days July & August, weekends only May, June, September & October. Guided scenic trail rides focusing on beginners. Horseback riding, pony rides, lessons, pony parties along with horseshoe pits, volleyball, fishing, and a pavilion.

Kirwan’s Game Store 369 Main St., Catskill 518-719-0091 • www.KGSOnline.com Open year-round. 7 days. Hudson Valley’s premier location for daily gaming options, as well as collectible card games, table-top games, miniatures, comic books, video games and toys. With our large, clean, open gaming room available to everyone at no charge, Kirwan’s provides a fun and inviting atmosphere for new and experienced gamers alike.

11 Vets Rd., Windham 518-734-6110 • www.windhamtheatre.com

Community Theatre

Open Friday and Saturday 7PM-10PM. A traditional 1950s-era roller rink.

Rip Van Winkle Monument 64 Klein Ave., Hunter 800-486-8376 • www.huntermtn.com A larger-than-life blue stone carving of the legendary Rip Van Winkle. Reach the monument via the Hunter Mountain Skyride.

Rip Van Winkle Ranch 5305 Rte. 23A, Haines Falls 518-589-6215 • Facebook: Rip Van Winkle Ranch Open 7 days, April through November (weather permitting). Guided ATV rentals on scenic mountain trails. Snowmobile rentals in winter months.

SS Equestrian Services

Vidbel Mountain Homestead

2637 Cty. Rte. 10, Ashland 518-429-4863 • www.ssequestrian.com

149 Siam Rd., Windham

Open May to September. Riding lessons and pony rides for beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders of any age. Manicured arenas, large open riding fields, a 60-foot-round pen, and miles of trails are enjoyed by all riders. Horse boarding, training and hauling also available year-round.

Come ride our beautiful ponies! Pet and feed our adorable farm animals and enjoy an animal presentation demonstrating the bond you can achieve with animals through love and respect. We also offer customized visits to accommodate all individuals who are differently abled.

The Old Game Farm – Abandoned Zoo 400 Game Farm Rd., Catskill www.theoldgamefarm.com Open by appt. only. The Catskill Game Farm was open from 1933-2006 and housed over 2,000 animals. This abandoned zoo is now often visited by people for nostalgia, urban exploration, photography, and glamping. Register online only.

508-208-9447 • www.vidbelmountainhomestead.com

Viking Obstacle Race Course at Sunny Hill 352 Sunny Hill Rd., Greenville 518-634-7642 www.sunnyhill.com/viking-obstacle-course Open Spring through Fall. 5 miles of trails and over 35 permanent heart-pounding obstacles carved into the woods and fields surrounding Sunny Hill Resort and Thunderhart Golf Course. Race or train on the course while enjoying all the amenities offered at an all-inclusive family resort.

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IRRESISTIBLE PAIRS – CHEERS

TO BREWS & WINE

Where were you when you discovered your favorite new microbrew or vintage? Crossroads Brewing Co.– Catskill Taproom 201 Water St., Catskill | 518-444-TAPS www.crossroadsbrewingco.com

If your answer isn’t the Catskills, then can you really answer that question?

Hunter Mountain Brewery 7267 Rte. 23A, Hunter | 518-263-3300 www.HMBCatskills.com

The Tasting Lab 4856 Rte. 81, Greenville | 518-966-0020 Facebook/Instagram: The Tasting Lab

Brewpub and restaurant serving craft beer with seasonal in-house favorites in a relaxed, contemporary setting. Come enjoy a brew and American fare while taking in the breathtaking views of the Catskill Mountains.

Supporting local craft beverages and local food. We are a local restaurant that will be showcasing local craft beverages along with creating dishes from local food.

Rip Van Winkle Brewing Company 4545 Rte. 32, Catskill | 518-678-9275 www.ripvanwinklebrewery.com Open Tuesday through Sunday for tastings, lunch and dinner, specials daily. Brewing award-winning beers on premises. Growlers, kegs and tours available. Serving great Italian-American cuisine for over 30 years. Sunday brunch 9AM-2PM.

Subversive Malting & Brewing 96 West Bridge St., Catskill | 518-303-1270 www.drinksubversive.com

Hollowbrook Winery (OPENING MAY 2020) 10616 State Route 32, Greenville | 518-966-4683 www.hollowbrookwinery.com Open May through November, Saturday & Sunday 12PM-4PM. Small farm winery & vineyard using local grapes to produce and bottle red, white & pink wines. Cheeseboards & charcuterie also available. Inn with 13 rooms, and restaurant open Thursday through Sunday for dinner.

Honey Hollow Brewing Co.

West Kill Brewing 2173 Spruceton Rd., West Kill | 518-989-6001 www.westkillbrewing.com

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Crossroads Brewing Co.

Open Monday through Friday 4PM, Saturday & Sunday 1PM, Closed Tuesdays. Voted the 2014 & 2016 “Best Restaurant in Greene County” by Hudson Valley Magazine! Crossroads award-winning ales are served with fresh, locally sourced fare in a casual, friendly setting.

Boutique vineyard and tasting room in the Catskills sourcing the best-rated wines that NYS has to offer—all under one roof.

Open Friday 3PM-9PM, Saturday 12PM-9PM, and Sunday 12PM-6PM. West Kill Brewing aims to reflect the great place it was born, with a focus on locally grown and foraged ingredients and a soft spot for history. Check website for pop-up events.

Brew café serving 100% NYS sourced beers. Brewed locally in our new Greene County production facility.

Open Wednesday through Friday 4PM, Saturday and Sunday 1PM. Our newest location in the heart of Catskill features a friendly taproom with a great view of the 20 bbl brew house. Relax with a pint of one of our award-winning brews or pick up a growler to go. 21 Second St., Athens | 518-945-BEER www.crossroadsbrewingco.com

The Vineyard at Windham 11 Mount View Estates Road, Windham | 518-734-0526 www.thevineyardatwindham.com

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TWO UNIQUE LOCATIONS

HUMBLE FOLK. BOLD BREWS. Athens BReWPUB-21 2nd st. Athens, ny cRossRoAdsBReWingco.com Friendly brewpub features a locally sourced menu TWO UNIQUE LOCATIONS

Athens BReWPUB- 21 2nd st. Athens, ny cAtskill tAPRoom -201 WAteR st. cAtskill, ny Friendly brewpub features a locally sourced menu

518-945-2338 Relax with a pint, take home a growler

cAtskill tAPRoom - 201 WAteR st. cAtskill, ny 518-945-2338 Relax with a pint, take home a growler

376 East Honey Hollow Rd., Earlton | 518-966-5560 www.honeyhollowbrewery.com Open Friday 4PM-8PM and Saturday 12PM-8PM. New York State “Farm Brewery” producing small batches of hand-crafted ales and porters with local farm ingredients. All beers feature homegrown hops from the garden. Stop in to check out the new tasting room and enjoy a pint.

Hop Barn Brewery 94 Maple Ave., Greenville | 518-956-4762 www.hopbarnbrewing.com Open Friday and Saturday 4PM-9PM. Family owned and run farm brewery. 10 different varieties of craft beers are on tap.

Hudson-Chatham Winery Tannersville 6036 Main St., Tannersville | 518-589-4193 www.hudsonchathamtannersville.com Open Thursday 12PM-5PM, Friday and Saturday, 12PM-7PM and Sunday 12PM-6PM. Tasting room specializing in small hand-made batches of wine dedicated to the richness of the Hudson River Valley. Named “Best Winery in the Capital Region” by Capital Region Living Magazine.

CATSKILLS BEVERAGE TRAIL

TWO UNIQUE LOCATIONS

Athens BReWPUB-21 2nd st. Athens, ny

Friendly brewpub features a locally sourced menu

4545 Route 32 Catskill, NY 12414 518.678.9275

cAtskill tAPRoom -201 WAteR st. cAtskill, ny 518-945-2338 Relax with a pint, take home a growler

Rip Van

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TWO UNIQUE LOCATIONS

Athens BReWPUB- 21 2nd st. Athens, ny

Friendly brewpub features a locally sourced menu

cAtskill tAPRoom - 201 WAteR st. cAtskill, ny

Serving Italian American Pub Fare - Brewing Award Winning Beers 518-945-2338 Relax with a pint, take home a growler www.ripvanwinklebrewery.com

www.CatskillsBeverageTrail.com

The Catskills Beverage Trail crisscrosses the Great Northern Catskills, highlighting some of the most exciting microbrews and wines to come out of New York State. For award-winning and newly tapped libations, hit every stop on the Catskills Beverage Trail and unleash your inner beer and wine fan. 9


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PERFORMING & FINE ARTS Experience world-class talent in the Catskills. 23Arts Initiative

Athens Cultural Center

Rte. 23A, Tannersville www.23Arts.org

24 Second St., Athens 518-945-2136 • www.athensculturalcenter.org

A philanthropic program dedicated to sponsoring world-class performing arts to the mountaintop village of Tannersville, presenting year-round artist residencies, community outreach, educational opportunities and performances with internationally recognized artists across jazz, classical, indie & blues genres. From coffee shops and libraries to local classrooms, be sure to check out 23Arts’ many free and family-friendly offerings!

Open year-round. Housed in a beautifully renovated 19th-century mercantile building, the center offers a full schedule of arts and cultural programming including workshops for children and adults, exhibitions, performances, readings and an annual Victorian Stroll the second Saturday in December.

Watch celebrated performers take the stage and up-and-coming artists open their first gallery shows. Discover the transformative power of creativity here in Greene County. Bridge Street Theatre 44 West Bridge St., Catskill 518-943-3818 • www.bridgest.org Open February through December. A three-space performing and visual arts complex housed in a refurbished industrial building. Since 2014, the theatre has hosted a dazzling array of intimate theatre, cabaret and other musical performances, dance, magic shows, art installations and more.

Catskill Mountain Foundation 7971 Rte. 23A, Hunter Box Office Reservations: 518-263-2063 www.catskillmtn.org Multi-arts organization offers performances yearround of classical and contemporary music, dance, family programs, and movies at the Doctorow Center for the Arts and the Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center; fine arts, crafts, books, and gifts at the Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery; and studio art classes at the Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts.

CREATE (The new Greene County Council on the Arts) 398 Main Street, Catskill 518-943-3400 • www.greenearts.org Open year-round. Not-for-profit arts organization serving Greene, Columbia & Schoharie counties with services, programs and resources. Greene County & NYSCA Decentralization Community Arts Re-Grant Programs, membership, gallery exhibits & boutique. “Arts Alive” newspaper features cultural events and calendar listings. Online cultural

calendar, artist opportunities and resources. Free summer youth workshops. Host to enrichment forums and cultural events for people of all ages.

Doctorow Center for the Arts 7971 Main St., Hunter Box Office Reservations: 518-263-2063 www.catskillmtn.org Open year-round. Catskill Mountain Foundation multi-arts center, home to the Mountain Cinema three-screen movie theater and a 150-seat performance space ideal for chamber music, folk/ pop music, puppetry and theatre. The center also houses the Piano Performance Museum, a unique collection of historic pianos from the 18th to the 20th centuries.

LUMBERYARD Center for Film and Performing Arts 62 Water St., Catskill Box Office: 855-4LYD-TIX • www.Lumberyard.org LUMBERYARD is a new cultural hub for performing arts & film in Catskill. We invite you to take in a show during our summer season, tour our space to learn about community youth programs, or consider our venue for weddings and corporate events. LUMBERYARD is also a NYS Qualified Production Facility soundstage, conferring tax breaks on eligible film & TV production expenses. More at www.lumberyardstudios.org; www. lumberyardweddings.org

Music and Arts Centre of Greene County Rte. 23A, Jewett 518-989-6479 • www.grazhdamusicandart.org Open July and August on Saturdays at 8PM. The Grazhda holds the oldest classical music summer concert series in the region, providing an opportunity to hear outstanding musicians perform. Workshops in Ukrainian folk art, ceramics, embroidery, necklace making and Easter egg painting. Featuring annual artist exhibits.

Orpheum Film & Performing Arts Center 6050 Rte. 23A, Tannersville Box Office Reservations: 518-263-2063 www.catskillmtn.org Open year-round. 247-seat theater, designed by theater architect Hugh Hardy, owned and operated by the Catskill Mountain Foundation. Weekly movies and performances throughout the year. Presentations include ballet, modern and post modern dance, chamber music, folk, pop and world music, theater, and youth performance programs.

Petronio Residency Center

Nestled within a 175-acre haven in Greene County’s Catskill Mountains, The Petronio Residency Center offers on-site creative residencies for early-stage choreographic work, and houses a dance education program which holds workshops and classes both onsite and in the community.

The tale of Rip Van Winkle is a significant part of Greene County’s cultural legacy. The famous short story takes place in the Catskills, and is set in pre-Revolutionary New York. The legend goes that Rip wanders into the mountains one day to escape the nagging of his wife, and discovers a host of men playing nine pins and drinking a “magic potion.” Rip enjoys a nip and

Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts

A SELF-GUIDED DISCOVERY OF THE CATSKILLS

soon falls into a deep slumber. When he wakes, his beard is grown long and

The Kaaterskill Clove Experience connects visitors to the

his rifle is rusty. He soon finds that he has slept for 20 years, long enough to

history of the Catskills through four distinct itineraries,

Open June through September. The Catskill Mountain Foundation’s Sugar Maples program offers fine arts and crafts workshops in ceramics, painting, and weaving. The Art Explorers youth program offers six, one-week sessions for ages 5-12, allowing children to explore their creativity through arts and crafts, scrapbooking, theatre, drawing and sketching, and cartooning.

miss the Revolutionary War and for his children to grow into men and women.

weaving together the scenic beauty and vast history of the

Windham Civic Centre Concert Hall

34 Big Hollow Rd., Maplecrest www.sugarmaples.org

Rip’s tale is commemorated at events and attractions across the Great Northern Catskills including: •

5379 Rte. 23, Windham 518-734-4170 • windhamnytownclerk@gmail.com Home of the nationally acclaimed Windham Chamber Music Festival, the 250-seat hall is recognized for its music and theatre performances, warm and brilliant natural acoustics, and intimate historic interior.

FOR PERFORMING ARTS EVENTS:

WWW.GREATCATSKILLEVENTS.COM

Legendary Rip Van Winkle

278 Crows Nest Rd., Round Top 212-473-1660 • www.petron.io/prc

The Rip Van Winkle Wine, Brew & Beverage Festival, which kicks off each year in May, celebrates the bounty of regional wineries and breweries, homemade goods and more. View the Rip Van Winkle Mural in Tannersville painted by South African artist Justin Badenhorst. Don’t forget to find the nine additional Dutchmen painted on buildings within Tannersville.

At the top of Hunter Mountain discover a larger-than-life sculpture of Rip Van Winkle.

Rip Van Winkle Brewery proudly brews the finest craft beer from the Land of the Rip Van Winkle.

Play a round of golf at the Rip Van Winkle Country Club, set in the foothills of Palenville.

FIND YOUR CLOVE EXPERIENCE AT 8

landscape at more than 19 stops, each offering a unique part of the Catskills’ past and present. Our Family Itinerary provides a mix of both adventure and relaxation so everyone can enjoy exploring the Clove. Discover the Clove at a relaxing pace with the Leisure Itinerary, for the more daring try the Adventure Itinerary, or go for it all with our Complete Itinerary.

WWW.GREATNORTHERNCATSKILLS.COM/KAATERSKILL-CLOVE AND START EXPLORING TODAY!

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THE BIRTH OF AMERICAN ART

For generations, the Catskills have bewitched and inspired creative souls. From artists who created a movement that changed the way the world thought about wild places, to landmark museums that honor those who have claimed the Catskills as home — explore our greatest-of-all-time treasures, sacred views, and artistic masterpieces.

HISTORIC AND CULTURAL SITES Donegal Irish Cottage at the Michael J. Quill Centre 2267 Rte. 145, East Durham 518-634-2286 • www.mjqirishculturalcenter.com Tours upon request with 24-hour notice required. Originally built over 200 years ago in the town land of Carrickataggart, the cottage was disassembled and shipped across the Atlantic Ocean in pieces and sections. After arriving in New York Harbor, it was shipped to East Durham and reassembled. The grounds have the largest manmade map of Ireland laid out in bricks, and are home to cultural events.

Historic Catskill Point 1 Main St., Catskill 518-943-3223 • www.greatnortherncatskills.com Open May through October. Public park situated where visitors of Catskill Mountain resorts would historically disembark from the Hudson River Day and Night Line boats. Public boat docks available for day use. The restored warehouse can be rented for public/private functions.

Mahayana Buddhist Temple

Our Lady of Knock Shrine

710 Ira Vail Rd., South Cairo 518-622-3619 • www.mahayana.us

2052 Rte. 145, East Durham 518-622-3319

Open year-round. The retreat of NYC’s first Buddhist Temple in the Eastern Coast of U.S. Traditional temple structures nest in beautiful landscaping, with a 7-story Jade Buddha Pagoda and 500 Arhats Hall (only sets in U.S.) Treasured by Buddhists everywhere, visit to obtain a peaceful mind and take a moment of meditation to reach the redemption of your soul and heart.

Open year-round. National shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Knock, Mother of God, who appeared in Knock, County Mayo, Ireland on August 21, 1879. The beautiful stained glass windows and all of the statues are from Donegal, Ireland.

Mountain Top Historical Society 5132 Rte. 23A, Haines Falls 518-589-6657 • www.mths.org Visitors’ Center is open Memorial Day Weekend through mid-November. Campus includes 40 acres at the top of Kaaterskill Clove, a fully restored 1913 Ulster & Delaware train station, Hudson River School Art Trail interpretative display, pond, flat walking paths and adjoining picturesque Aaron Haines Family cemetery, Kaaterskill Rail Trail parking and trailhead.

St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church Rte. 23A & Ukraine Rd., Jewett Center 518-263-3862 (June – August) www.ukrainianmountaintop.org Open year-round. Imposing wood-carved church built entirely without nails, features hand-carved and goldcovered interiors. Call for hours.

Vedder Research Library, Archives of the Greene County Historical Society 90 Cty. Rte. 42, Coxsackie 518-731-1033 • www.vedderresearchlibrary.org Open to the public year-round. Tuesday & Wednesday 10AM-4PM, Saturday 9AM-12PM. This noncirculating research center offers a wide range of primary and secondary resource material depicting the historical development of Greene County to Society members and the general public.

MUSEUMS Bronck Museum See Attractions Not to Be Missed on page 5. Durham Center Museum 3006 Rte. 145, East Durham • 518-239-8461 Open July & August. Call for hours. Circa 1825 schoolhouse on historic Susquehanna Turnpike featuring folk art and local interests such as the Catskill Mountain House and Civil War.

Piano Performance Museum A program of the Catskill Mountain Foundation Doctorow Center for the Arts 7971 Main St., Hunter • 518-263-2036 • www.catskillmtn.org Open Friday and Saturday 11AM-3PM, or by appointment. Celebrating the world of the piano, the instrument, its musicians, composers and music, through the Steven E. Greenstein collection of historic playable pianos. The collection offers a unique insight into the development of pianos in Europe and the U.S. over the past four centuries. Group tours available.

Thomas Cole National Historic Site See Attractions Not to Be Missed on page 5. Zadock Pratt Museum 14540 Main St., Prattsville • 518-299-3395 • www.zadockprattmuseum.org Open Memorial Day through Columbus Day; Saturday & Sunday 10AM-5PM. Prattsville is one of NYS’s earliest planned communities. The museum commemorates the accomplishments of Zadock Pratt, Jr. with permanent exhibits on Zadock Pratt: The Man, The Town & The Nation. Pratt’s congressional efforts include the formation of the Washington Monument, Transcontinental Railroad and Smithsonian Institution. Check website for changing exhibits.

Mahayana Buddhist Temple

MAIN STREETS ART EXHIBITS

Athens Hometown Heroes

THE HUDSON RIVER SCHOOL ART TRAIL Thomas Cole national Historic Site For a list of all the wonderful galleries in Greene County visit

www.GreatNorthernCatskills.com/arts-culture FOR A LIST OF ALL THE WONDERFUL GALLERIES IN GREENE COUNTY, VISIT

WWW.GREATNORTHERNCATSKILLS.COM/ARTS-CULTURE

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Bears in Cairo www.caironybears.org

See Art History Come to Life

Cairo Hometown Heroes www.townofcairo.com/history/our-hometown-heroes

Brochures with maps and directions to the trail’s stops in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County and surrounding areas are available at: WWW.HUDSONRIVERSCHOOL.ORG

What a Hoot! www.hootoftheowl.com

Cat’n Around Catskill www.catskillny.org

Quack! Quack! Greenville www.cpog.org

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Not skiing today? No problem. We’ve got you covered with tons of winter fun off the slopes! WINTER SPORTS Bailiwick Animal Park & Riding Stables

New York Zipline Adventure Tours at Hunter Mountain

118 Castle Rd., Catskill 518-678-5665 • www.bailiwickranch.com Open weekends or by appt. Horseback riding on scenic mountain trails as well as pony rides, ATV rentals and paintball.

64 Klein Ave., Hunter 518-263-4388 • www.ziplinenewyork.com Open year-round. Longest, fastest and highest zipline canopy tour in North America! Three adventure experiences: The Adventure Tower, Mid Mountain Tour, and the Skyrider Tour. Perfect outdoor adventure for families! Reservations recommended. See ad on page 52.

Bearpen Mountain Sports 1491 County Route 2, Prattsville 518-299-0011 • www.bearpenmountain.com Open weekends and holiday weeks, 9AM-4PM. Featuring outdoor adventure and fun for all ages! Cross country ski, snowshoe, and fat-tire bike through scenic Catskill Mountain trails; zoom down the longest snowtubing run in New York; glide along ice skating paths, and try your hand at curling! Rentals available. Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoe at Windham Country Club 36 South St., Windham 518-734-4300 • www.windhammountain.com Open on select weekends and holidays. Introductory level cross country skiing and snowshoe trails along the Batavia Kill with gorgeous mountain views. Conditions and grooming are weather dependent. Please call ahead to see if the trails are open.

North-South Lake State Campground 874 North Lake Rd., Haines Falls 607-652-2032 • www.dec.ny.gov Ideal location for tons of winter activities including: ice fishing, snowshoeing, hiking, snowmobiling and X-C skiing. Rip Van Winkle Ranch 5305 Rte. 23A, Haines Falls 518-589-6215 • Facebook: Rip Van Winkle Ranch Open 7 days, November through April (weather permitting). Snowmobile and all-terrain vehicle rentals on scenic mountain trails. Snow or no snow.

Mountain Trails Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Center 6198 Rte. 23A, Tannersville 518-589-5361 • www.mtntrails.com Open weekends and holiday weeks, conditions permitting. 35K groomed, track set, marked trails, lodge & snack bar. X-C ski, snowshoe and pulk sled rentals, sales and PSIA ski lessons. National ski patrol on duty.

FOR A COMPLETE LIST, VISIT

WWW.GREATNORTHERNCATSKILLS.COM/WINTER-CATSKILLS

Windham Country Club

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– GOATSLOPE

WINDHAM MOUNTAIN Discover a better way to winter at Windham Mountain, the Northeast’s premier outdoor lifestyle destination! 19 Resort Drive, Windham • Info: 800-754-9463 Conditions: 800-729-4766 • www.windhammountain.com Elevate your winter at Windham Mountain with experiences that forge meaningful relationships with

Winwood Inn & Condominiums

• Trails: 54 • Lifts: 12 • 285 acres of terrain • 97% snowmaking coverage • 6 terrain parks • 3,100’ Summit Elevation • 1,600’ Vertical Drop

Inn rooms & condos just minutes from Windham Mountain. Onsite dining at Tavern 23. Continental

Hours: Skiing & Riding: Late November through

family, friends and fresh air. See ad on back cover.

SnowSports School & Children’s Learning Center Windham Mountain’s award-winning Snowsports School offers customized options for the young and young at heart. Over 300 professional ski and snowboard instructors paired with illustrious snow quality and surface conditions make an idyllic place to learn or master a winter sport!

breakfast included. Game room, movie theatre, free shuttle to and from the mountain. Stay & play

late March. Lift Hours: 8AM–4PM, Weekends & Holidays;

Snowtubing

Sunset Skiing & Riding: Select Fridays, Saturdays and

a conveyor lift. Plus, kids’ snowmobiles and a comfy lodge complete with Slider’s Café. Visit windhammountain.com for operating hours.

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packages starting at $99 per person.

Family fun, day and night during the winter season. Six lanes of exhilarating snowtubing and

When it comes to epic alpine skiing and snowboarding, your greatest-of-all-time run is waiting for you at Hunter and Windham mountains. Conquer new terrain, explore off-mountain adventures, and don’t miss our après ski scene.

Mountain Stats:

9AM–4PM Monday – Friday; Holidays, 2PM–8PM on 45 acres across 6 trails. Adventure Park: Mid-December – Mid-March, Fridays 5PM–8PM, Saturdays 11AM–8PM, Sundays 11AM–4PM, with additional holiday hours.

Events An annual New Year’s Eve celebration, family fun races, fireworks, laser light shows, live music, movie nights and more. Visit windhammountain.com for details.

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HUNTER MOUNTAIN RESORT

Hunter Mountain continues snowmaking improvements, and judging by the Farmers’ Almanac winter prediction, we’ll have many opportunities to fire up the guns! For First-Timers 64 Klein Ave., Hunter • 888-HUNTER-MTN • www.huntermtn.com The 2019-20 season will be filled with great events, including the annual New Year’s Eve Après Ski party, complete with fireworks, torch light parade, and live music; the annual Kaatskillz Park Competition in February; and the Bumps & BBQ party at the end of March, followed by the popular Pond Skimming & Cardboard Box Derby in April. Keep up to date with all of our events, lift ticket deals, lodging deals, and more by visiting the Hunter Mountain website and following us on social media! See ad on inside front cover.

Hunter East, the resort’s beginner area, features over a dozen trails separate from the main mountain, and includes the Learning Center, an award-winning facility housing its own ticketing center, café, retail boutique, and rental facility.

For Experts Hunter Mountain’s expansive terrain provides a big mountain experience, plenty of double diamond trails, and the Empire Terrain Park – a freestylist’s dream complete with a jib park and regularly updated features.

Snowtubing Hunter Mountain’s snowtubing park, the largest in New York, offers more than 20 chutes, including an area exclusively for children. After your snowtubing session, warm up by the fire and sip a cup of hot chocolate from the snack bar.

Mountain Stats: • Trails: 67 • Lifts: 13 • 320 acres of terrain • 100% snowmaking coverage • 3,200’ Summit Elevation • 1,600’ Vertical Drop Hours: Monday through Friday 9AM-4PM; Saturday, Sunday, & Holidays 8:30AM-4PM Hunter West: Daily 9:30AM-3:30PM

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HIKE SAFE, FOLLOW THE TRAIL, FIND ADVENTURE Acra Point and Batavia Kill Loop Affords breathtaking views of the Black Dome Range. Enjoy scenery of the Hudson Valley from the summit before descending along the Batavia Kill.

Devil’s Path Described as the toughest and most dangerous hiking trail in the Eastern United States, the Devil’s Path is one of the most popular in the Catskill Park. Offers hikers a chance to reach the summits of 5 of the 35 Catskill High Peaks (two more are reachable by detours).

Diamond Notch The trail is primarily used for hiking from May through October with a beautiful 15-foot waterfall at approximately 1,000-foot elevation.

OUTDOORS: ONLY-HERE ADVENTURES

Escarpment Trail Loop (North-South Lake) The perfect trail for active hikers who want a longer experience that offers expansive views. This trail passes by Boulder Rock and the former site of the Catskill Mountain House.

Escarpment Trail (Windham) The trail offers challenging terrain over everchanging scenery with mixed hardwood forests, dark hemlock groves along swift-flowing creeks, and a spruce-fir cap on the higher peaks.

Hunter Mountain Fire Tower One of the Catskills’ iconic hikes located on the summit of Hunter Mountain. The fire tower offers panoramic views of the mountains.

Indian Head Mountain Great trail for avid backcountry hikers, offering a strenuous climb that crosses the Plattekill Creek, part of the Long Path, and winds through a steep crevice.

Kaaterskill Falls

Explore hiking trails that lead to cascading waterfalls and monuments carved into cliffsides, historic sites and parks on the Hudson River, or pitch a tent under a canopy of stars for a unique Catskill adventure. See vacation map insert for hiking trailheads, miles and difficulty levels!

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF HIKING TRAILS GO TO:

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WWW.GREATNORTHERNCATSKILLS.COM/OUTDOORS/HIKING

CAUTION: Outdoor recreation activities are by their very nature potentially hazardous and contain risks. All participants in such activities must assume the responsibility for their own actions and safety. The outdoors is forever changing. The Greene County Tourism Office cannot be held responsible for inaccuracies, errors, omissions and/or changes in the details in this publication or for the consequences of any reliance on the information contained herein for the safety of people in the outdoors.

At 260 feet, this two-tiered fall is the highest cascading waterfall in New York State. The spectacular waterfall attracted tourists, painters and poets when it was first publicized in the early 1800s. Scenic marked hiking trails with views of the Kaaterskill Clove.

POSTED TRAIL SIGNS MUST BE OBEYED AND PROPER FOOTWEAR IS REQUIRED. North-South Lake State Campground See Attractions Not to Be Missed on page 5. Plateau Mountain (via Warner Creek Trail) Perfect for avid climbers and hikers, both scenic and rugged. The trail intersects with the Devil’s Path and offers views of Kaaterskill High Peak and Hunter Mountain.

Pratt Rock See Attractions Not to Be Missed on page 5 . The Kaaterskill Rail Trail 1.5 mile section of the abandoned Ulster & Delaware Railroad between the Mountain Top Historical Society and the end of Laurel House Road. There you can pick up the trail to the Kaaterskill Falls Viewing Platform.

Windham High Peak (via Burnt Knob) Great hike for panoramic views of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley region.

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NY’S PREMIER GOLF DESTINATION

Expansive fairways that stretch to a horizon dominated by the Catskill Mountains. Lush greens just begging for that perfect swing.

Blackhead Mountain Lodge & Country Club 75 Crows Nest Rd., Round Top 518-622-3157 • www.blackheadmtn.com 18-hole, par 72 championship course. Very challenging with sand, water, two-tier greens, pro shop, lessons, cart and club rentals. Golf packages with lodging. Conference facility, fitness center, pool, restaurant and bar.

Catskill Golf Resort Located just off exit 21 NYS Thruway I- 87

27 Brooks Lane, Catskill 518-943-0302 Pro Shop/518-943-7199 Bistro www.catskillgolfclub.com Built in 1927 the classic course was updated in 2000 to 18 holes with four sets of tees and a par of 72 at 6,482 yards. The resort has a driving range, practice green, club rentals, pro shop, and PGA managed tournaments and lessons. 9 or 18 holes walking or riding are offered along with a Day Pass to our Olympic size swimming pool. Home of Bistro 27 our clubhouse/banquet facility with full service of food and beverages.

Christman’s Windham House Country Inn and Golf Resort 5742 Rte. 23, Windham 518-734-4230 • www.windhamhouse.com 7,000 yard Mtn. pro course with 6 tees, plus a 9-hole valley course. Largest practice facility in NYS! Range, pro shop, lessons, club fitting and repairs, historic Inn, stay and play golf packages

Colonial Country Club 6245 Main St., Tannersville 518-589-1088 • www.colonialccny.com

Sunny Hill Resort & Golf Course 352 Sunny Hill Rd., Greenville 518-634-7698 • www.sunnyhill.com/golf

Challenging 9-hole, par 35, USGA Regulation golf course. Built in the early 1920s with stunning views of the Catskill Mountains. Fully stocked Pro shop. Gas and handcart rentals, driving range, club rentals, lessons, club fitting and repairs. Restaurant and bar on premises.

Challenging 18-hole, par 66 course set on 300 acres with panoramic views of the northern Catskills. Driving range, pro shop, gas and handcart rentals, and clubhouse grill. Lake and picnic facilities. Pool, tennis, and 5-mile obstacle course. Golf packages with lodging available at an all-inclusive resort.

Rainbow Golf Club Inn and Suites 3822 Rte. 26, Greenville 518-966-5343 • www.rainbowgolfclub.com

Thunderhart Golf Course at Sunny Hill 2740 Rte. 67, Freehold 518-634-7816 • www.thunderhartgolf.com

18-hole USGA golf course with airport and driving range. Area’s only island green. Stay and play packages. Seven vacation suites with full kitchens, biking, hiking, fishing and cocktail lounge. RV parking.

18-hole, par-72 championship golf course over 6,400 yards long. 250-yard driving range, gas and handcart rentals, club rentals, clubhouse grill, pro shop, pool and outdoor pavilion. Motel accommodations, bar and conference rooms, and golf packages with lodging available.

Riedlbauer’s Driving Range 57 Ravine Dr., Round Top 518-622-9584 • www.riedlbauersresort.com Open to the public, rain or shine, seven days a week, April through October, 8AM-8PM. Pavilion with Nussy’s Bier Garten and matted booths.

Rip Van Winkle Country Club 3200 Rte. 23A, Palenville 518-678-9779 • www.rvwcc.com Donald Ross 9-hole, par 36, 3,120-yard regulation golf course. Very scenic and easy to walk, gas and hand cart rentals. Kids golf for free. Restaurant and banquet facilities on premises are open year-round.

Windham Country Club 36 South St., Windham 518-734-9910 • www.windhammountain.com 18 hole, par 72, 6,333-yard-long public golf course. Scenic and challenging with beautiful pristine greens and fairways that follow the Batavia Kill and a full driving range. A state-of-the-art club house features Mulligan’s Pub and stunning banquet facilities for outings, weddings, and private parties. Golf & stay packages available through the Winwood Inn.

Courses designed by some of the greatest architects of all time. Discover why the Catskills‘ golf courses are New York’s premier golf destination.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT GOLF IN THE CATSKILLS, VISIT:

WWW.GREATNORTHERNCATSKILLS.COM/OUTDOORS/GOLF

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#GOATTRAILS

CYCLING & MOUNTAIN BIKING Bring your bike and hit the road— experience the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County on two wheels. Explore quiet country roads, remote wilderness trails or rugged mountain terrain. Elm Ridge Trail System Rte. 23, Windham 518-734-4700 • www.windhamarf.org 25+ miles of well-marked trails, including some of the best single-track in the region. Trails for all abilities include the FUN Loops where you climb and ride along some small streams and deep forests. The Levitate Trail will elevate you to the top of the ridge opening the door for many miles of outback, single-track fun. Experience endless riding featuring optional jumps and kicks.

Huckleberry Trail 142 Railroad Ave., Tannersville 518-589-5850 The 2.7-mile trail follows the old Huckleberry Railroad from Bloomer Road around Rip Van Winkle Lake meandering through the woods and over wooden bridges all the way to Cortina Valley. Walkers, hikers, and X-C skiers welcome.

Tannersville-Hathaway Trail System County Rte. 25, Tannersville 518-589-5050

FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF BIKING TRAILS, GO TO:

WWW.GREATNORTHERNCATSKILLS.COM/OUTDOORS/MOUNTAIN-BIKE-TRAILS

Nestled in the Catskill Park Wilderness, enjoy 4+ miles of professionally designed and constructed trails. Ideal for beginners to feel comfortable on real mountain bike trails while at the same time prove to be entertaining for a seasoned rider. Walkers, hikers, and X-C skiers welcome.

The Round Top Trail Network Various locations, Round Top 518-965-0487 Facebook: Round Top Mountain Bike Association (events/updates). For maps and access points visit: www.RTMBA.org The Roundtopia trail system encompasses four local family resorts. 20+ miles of single, double-track, and fire road trails with waterfalls, bridges and technical sections for more experienced riders.

The Windham Multi-Use Path Rte. 23, Windham 518-734-4700 • www.windhamarf.org A beautiful 1.5-mile loop with a .5-mile connector trail to one of the town centers. Multi-use path for walking, running, biking, X-C skiing and snowshoeing. Featuring a picturesque covered bridge spanning the Batavia Kill Stream, beautiful views, beaver dams and foot bridges highlighting fantastic views of the Great Northern Catskills.

Windham Mountain Bike Park 19 Resort Dr., Windham 518-734-4300 See Attractions Not to Be Missed on page 5.

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RIDE THE GOAT

MOUNTAIN CLOVE RUN—

73.3 MILES / 1 HOUR, 44 MINUTES One of the most breathtaking rides through the Catskills. As you ride into the mountains, some of the highest peaks in Greene County rise above you, offering incredible views of the region’s landscape and access to scenic vistas, such as the Kaaterskill Clove. This route passes through quaint towns offering great places to stop for a meal, and shopping at antique stores and boutiques. Ride curves and twists that will test drive your skills on the rail.

THE EMERALD ISLE TOUR—

60.7 MILES / 1 HOUR, 37 MINUTES

Travel through Greene County’s Irish-settled countryside, offering breathtaking scenery and smooth roads. Follow the shamrocks on Route 145 to the Irish land of East Durham, home of the Annual Irish Festival. This route offers riders the chance to experience Cochrane Road, one of the most scenic roads in Greene County.

GRAND TOUR OF THE CATSKILLS— 143.2 MILES / 3 HOURS, 44 MINUTES

Experience winding through the mountains and wide open sweeping valleys. Ride the twisties around the Catskill Mountain high peaks as you drive past scenic streams and brooks. This route will make you feel as if you are carving through the mountains. Along the route you can expect to see high peaks, rolling farmlands and quaint communities.

To twist through the Catskills Mountains download Motorcycle Ride Sheets at

DOWNLOAD MOTORCYCLE RIDE SHEETS AT www.GreatNorthernCatskills.com/outdoors/motorcycling

WWW.GREATNORTHERNCATSKILLS.COM/OUTDOORS/MOTORCYCLING

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Catskill Charters

Sail Hope Inc.

103 Main St., Catskill 518-424-2645 • www.catskillcharters.com

516-784-6686 • www.sailhope.org

Enjoy all the beauty the Hudson River has to offer from your own private yacht. We offer day, evening, and night charters. Busy schedule? We have hourly rates available too. Looking for a truly unique experience? Spend the entire night on board watching the sun set and waking up to a spectacular sunrise while bald eagles fly above and ducks stop by looking for a treat.

Hunter Mountain Outfitters 5607 Rte. 23A, Tannersville 518-589-6400 • www.hunteroutfitters.com Offering quality front suspension mountain bike rentals. Ride to nearby professionally built and easy-to-ride trails for all abilities.

ON THE WATER LAUNCH SITES Athens Boat Launch/NYS Park System Rte. 385, Athens Access the Hudson River via a hard surface launching ramp with parking for 35 cars and trailers.

Catskill Middle School West Main St., Catskill Hand launch site for canoes and kayaks on the Catskill Creek.

Coxsackie Boat Launch/NYS Park System Coxsackie Riverside Park, Betke Blvd. Access the Hudson River via a hard surface launching ramp and 2 fishing/kayak launch docks with parking for 36 cars and trailers. BBQ, gazebo, picnic tables, playground and port-o-lets. Summer concert series and farmers’ markets.

Dutchman’s Landing Lower Main St., Catskill 518-943-3830 • www.villageofcatskill.net Hudson River access with 4 launch ramps, 2 fishing docks, BBQ, port-o-lets, picnic tables, playground and gazebo. Summer concert series and weekly farmer’s market.

Four-Mile Point Preserve 4 Mile Point Rd., Coxsackie 845-473-4440 • www.scenichudson.org Riverfront preserve offers great views, nature walks and an observation platform. Adjacent is a 272-acre swamp. Kayak and canoe launch on the Hudson River.

Fourth Street Launch 4th St., Athens 518-945-1551 • voaclerk@yahoo.com Hand launch site for kayaks and canoes on the Hudson River.

Historic Catskill Point 1 Main St., Catskill 518-943-3223 • tourism@discovergreene.com Floating docks and fishing from shore where the Hudson River and Catskill Creek conjoin. Open dawn to dusk seasonally.

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North-South Lake State Campground

North-South Lake State Campground 874 North Lake Rd., Haines Falls 518-589-5058 (May through Oct.) • www.dec.ny.com Offering rowboat, canoe, paddleboat, stand-up paddleboards, single and tandem kayak rentals.

Sailing from Athens, Catskill and Hudson Capt. Stefany will board up to six guests on the beautiful 28-foot sailing sloop, “Le Reve”. Or a different trip, board our brand-new pontoon boat for up to 10 guests. Take a sunset cruise, a day trip with a stop for a lunch at a riverside cafe, or just a relaxing sail with a breeze.

Screaming Eagle Outdoor Adventures 28 North Warren St., Athens 518-312-7729 • www.screamingeagleoutdooradventures.com A mobile kayak/paddleboard rental company. Offering hourly, half-day and full-day rentals of single or tandem kayaks as well as guided tours in conjunction with Rip Van Winkle Adventure Guides.

Windham Mountain Outfitters Rte. 296 & South St., Windham 518-734-4700 • www.windhamoutfitters.com Full-service bike shop including high-quality mountain bike rentals. Area trail maps and suggested road rides for all abilities. Guided group mountain bike rides available.

Riverview Marine Services, Inc.

MARINAS AND DOCKING

103 Main St., Catskill 518-943-5311 • www.riverviewmarineservices.com Kayak, canoe and boat rentals on the Catskill Creek and Hudson River.

Bliss Marina 63 Grandview Ave., Catskill 518-965-3875 • www.blissmarina.wordpress.com Open April through November 1. Six transient boat slips, private boat slips, 50 ft. max. 30 AMP service, cable, water, toilet, and picnic area. Striper fishing slips April through June 1.

Catskill Marina 10 Greene St., Catskill 518-943-4170 Open April through November. Floating docks 150 ft. max. 30/50/100/200 AMP service, cable, heated pool, showers, restrooms, laundromat, grills and picnic area.

Donovan’s Shady Harbor Marina 70 Shady Harbor Dr., New Baltimore 518-756-8001 • www.shadyharbormarina.com

#WATERGOAT

Open April through October. Enjoy your stay at a true destination marina with riverside pool. Onsite restaurant, state-of-the-art docks and friendly service. Transients welcome.

Hop-O-Nose Marina (On the Catskill Creek) 160 West Main St., Catskill 518-943-4640 Open April through November. Full-service transient marina with pool, showers, laundry, picnic area, mast stepping, repairs, and restaurant on premises.

Riverview Marine Services, Inc. 103 Main St., Catskill 518-943-5311 • www.riverviewmarineservices.com Complete marine center with sales, services, parts, accessories, dockage and fuel, along with canoe, kayak and boat rentals.

FOR A COMPLETE LIST, VISIT

WWW.GREATNORTHERNCATSKILLS.COM/OUTDOORS/BOATING-AND-WATERSPORTS

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#GOATMORNING

GUIDE SERVICES

Catskill Mountain Wild: Guided Nature Tours 518-291-0972 • www.catskillmountainwild.com Catskill Mountain Wild offers custom day hikes and paddles for people of all ages and skill levels. Great for large corporate groups and team building. Ask about our signature Pub Paddles for your birthday or bachelor/ette parties! (Licensed by New York State and certified in first aid & CPR).

Black Dome Mountain Guide Service

Judd S. Weisberg NYS Licensed Guide

518-589-9159 • www.blackdomeguide.com

518-989-6583/518-965-1164 juddweisberg@gmail.com • Instagram: fishwithjudd

Rip Van Winkle Adventure Guides Catskill 480-381-9405 • www.ripvanwinkleadventureguides.com

Finns and Grins

Mountain Skills Climbing Guides

Guided hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, and paddles. Mountain Therapy: The belief that through time spent in the outdoors an individual can reduce stress, increase self esteem, increase and obtain a relaxed sense of well being.

518-929-1888 • lunkers1948@gmail.com

845-853-5450 • www.mountainskills.biz

Saenger Outdoor Sports, LLC

Fishing charters for striped bass on the Hudson River. Fully licensed and insured. Captain Bob Lewis even supplies the equipment. 4-person maximum.

AMGA accredited hiking, rock and ice climbing guide services located in the Catskill Mountains. Offering climbing trips from beginner to advanced levels.

207-484-8179 • www.saengeroutdoorsports.com

Hunter Mountain Fly Fishing School and Guide Services

Oleh’s Catskill Guide Service, LLC

518-263-4223 ext. 2233 • www.huntermtn.com

NYS DEC licensed and fully insured fly-fishing guide in the Catskills streams. From the Beaverkill to the Schoharie Creek.

Licensed guide service for hunting, hiking, camping and horseback riding. Hunting on horseback and camping on private property in a cabin or tent.

A full-line Orvis dealer offering full and half-day guided fly-fishing. Fishing licenses available.

Full-service fishing guide and instruction in fly fishing. Wade trips and float trips in the Catskills.

Catskill Mountain guided hunting experiences. Learn to take deer, turkey, and bear from the field to the dinner table. Youth and beginner hunters welcome.

SPORTING Coxsackie Gun & Bow TechoHunt

Hull-O Farms Pheasant Preserve

Sheep Dog Warrior

219 Mansion St., Coxsackie

10 Cochrane Rd., Durham

518-731-4422 • www.coxsackiegunandbow.com

518-239-6950 • www.hunthull-o.com

104 Haines Rd., Catskill www.sheepdogwarrior.com

Open Tuesday through Saturday, year-round. Hone your bow-hunting skills in the off-season, improve your archery skills, shoot in a league or simply shoot for fun. No other indoor archery range comes close to the stunning reality of TechnoHunt all-digital, interactive archery.

More than just pheasant hunting, also offering wild whitetail deer and eastern wild turkey hunting packages. After hunting, relax in private accommodations with great food and country hospitality.

Open April through November. Largest firearms training facility and shooting range in the Northeast.

917-658-6746 • www.olehoutdoors.com

FOR FISHING ACCESS INFORMATION & BASS TOURNAMENT SCHEDULES, GO TO

WWW.GREATNORTHERNCATSKILLS.COM/OUTDOORS/FISHING

A license is required for anyone aged 16 or older and is available at many sporting goods stores and village and town clerk’s offices. Fishing for bass out-of-season in the Hudson River is against the law. The Greene County Tourism Department encourages observation of NYS Department of Environmental Conservation rules and regulations.

For further assistance you can call the NYS DEC at 607-652-7366 | www.dec.ny.gov.

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Thompson House 19 Rte. 296, Windham 518-734-4510 • www.thompsonhouse.com info@thompsonhouse.com May through October, and December through March. 70 rooms. Perfect place for family reunions, golf outings, retreats, and anyone looking for a great vacation in the Catskill Mountains. Dinner during summer season only. Activities for all ages. Golf and ski packages available. See ad on page 49. $-$$$$

Villa Vosilla Boutique Resort 6302 Main St., Tannersville 518-589-5060 • 800-766-4825 www.villavosilla.com • info@villavosilla.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. A family owned and operated historical resort surrounded by mesmerizing views and clean fresh mountaintop air. With over 55 years and four generations of experience and customer service, we take pride in providing personal attention for every one of our guests. Call for rates. See ad on page 51.

Sunny Hill Resort

FAMILY VACATIONS! Bowling, dance classes, yoga & zumba, basketball with best buds. For generations, our all-inclusive family resorts have welcomed kids of all ages to have the greatest-of-all-time vacation of their lives. Experience a Catskills all-inclusive family resort vacation and discover why memories made here are #ESCAPEGOAT.

FOR ONLINE BOOKING, VISIT

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Acra Manor Resort 487 Old Rte. 23, Acra 518-622-3253 • 800-933-2272 www.acramanor.com • acramanorhotel@aol.com May through October. 50 rooms. All-inclusive family resort including shows and entertainment, and an activities director for the whole family. $$ Baumann’s Brookside Resort 77 Johnny Cake Lane, Greenville • 518-966-5218 www.baumanns.com • baumannsresort@gmail.com May through October. 64 rooms. A wonderful vacation destination for families. Planned activities and numerous lawn games. Lake for fishing and paddle boating. See ad on page 48. $$

Blackthorne Resort 348 Sunside Rd., East Durham 518-634-2541 • www.blackthorneresort.com info@blackthorneresort.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 86 rooms. Activities and entertainment for the entire family along with a night club. Tiki Bar and limited Jacuzzi rooms, May 1 – Nov. 1. Specializing in family reunions, weddings and large groups. See ad on page 48. $

Christman’s Windham House Country Inn & Golf Resort 5742 Rte. 23, Windham • 518-734-4230 www.windhamhouse.com christmanswh@verizon.net May through October, December 26 through March. 49 rooms. Historic Inn on a 27-hole golf course with practice facility. 1805 Tavern and Club House for outings, weddings, and reunions. See ad on page 44.

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Country Place Resort ~ Home of Zoom Flume Water Park 20 Shady Glen Rd., East Durham 518-239-4559 • 800-888-3586 www.thecountryplace.com info@thecountryplace.com June through Labor Day. Unlimited admission to Zoom Flume Water Park. Outdoor sports, nightly activities, lake for fishing & pedal boats. Low children’s rates. See ad on page 46.

Riedlbauer’s Resort 57 Ravine Dr., Round Top 518-622-9584 • www.riedlbauersresort.com info@riedlbauersresort.com April through October and December through March. 48 rooms. A family-run German-American resort famous for our delicious home-style cooking and welcoming atmosphere.

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Crystal Brook Resort Mountain Brauhaus 430 Winter Clove Rd., Round Top 518-622-3751 www.crystalbrook.com • info@crystalbrook.com April 15 through January 2. 33 rooms. Family-friendly resort. Live German/American music, tennis, Jacuzzi, all sports. See ad on page 49. $$

Gavin’s Resort & Country Inn 118 Golden Hill Rd., Cornwallville 518-634-2582 • www.gavinsinn.com reservations@gavins.com March through Mid-November. 60 rooms. All-inclusive Irish-American Inn with home-cooked meals, activities and entertainment all in one package. Specializing in family and romantic getaways, family reunions, tour groups, weddings and special occasions.

Pine Lake Manor, Inc. 3500 Rte. 26, Greenville 518-966-5745 • www.pinelakemanor.com tgbaum7@yahoo.com May through October. 56 rooms. Complete family resort. Offers 220 scenic acres, three lakes for boating and bass fishing, woodland walking trails, all sports and entertainment day & night. See ad on page 50.

Winter Clove Inn 557 Winter Clove Rd., Round Top 518-622-3267 • www.winterclove.com info@winterclove.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 49 room all-inclusive family resort. Three meals daily. Lounge, bowling, golf, game room, X-C skiing, hiking, waterfalls and more. See ad on page 47. $$

Wolff’s Maple Breeze Resort 360 Cauterskill Rd., Catskill 518-943-3648 • www.wolffsmaplebreeze.com emansey@aol.com May through October. 48 rooms. A family owned all-inclusive family resort with a bar/lounge & nightly entertainment. 3 lakes for fishing, Olympic sized swimming pool, driving range, mini golf, children’s playground & outdoor lawn sports for endless fun. Perfect for family reunions, parties, & group getaways. $$

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Shamrock House 2388 Rte. 145, East Durham 518-634-2897 • www.shamrockhouse.com shamrockhouseinfo@yahoo.com March through December. 35 rooms. Warm Irish hospitality, entertainment, family reunions, weddings, private parties, and group getaways. $-$$

Sunny Hill Resort & Golf Course 352 Sunny Hill Rd., Greenville 518-634-7642 • www.sunnyhill.com info@sunnyhill.com May through October. 100 rooms. Full-service resort with two 18-hole golf courses with panoramic views and a heart-pumping, 5-mile Viking Obstacle Course. See ad on inside back cover. $$$

LODGING KEY $ $$ $$$ $$$$

Under $75 $75-$125 $125-$175 Over $175

Kitchenette Wireless Indoor Pool Outdoor Pool Meeting Room Fitness Center Restaurant Pets Allowed Handicapped Accessible Breakfast Included Meals Included B&B/Inn Hotel/Motel Vacation Rentals

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UNIQUE LODGING

Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Vacation Guide

#TINYGOAT

From tiny homes that offer big amenities, to glamping cabins where the views are all-encompassing, discover the Great Northern Catskills’ most unique lodging options. Book a farm stay and wake to the crow of a rooster, or stay in a room inspired by the animals who once called the space home. A Tiny House Resort 2754 Cty. Rte. 23B, South Cairo • 518-622-2626 www.atinyhouseresort.com margie@atinyhouseresort.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 9 tiny houses perched over the Catskill Creek. Luxurious fully stocked tiny homes with patios and gas grills in a magical setting. Kayaking, free-range chickens, goats, ducks, garden, onsite waterfall and onsite dog park, 28 acres with a half mile of creek frontage. Wi-Fi, handicapped accessible, outdoor pool and pet friendly. Bailiwick Ranch Camping 118 Castle Rd., Catskill 518-678-5665 • www.bailiwickranch.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. Rustic cowboy-style camping in one of four covered wagons. Each wagon has 4 bunk beds & lots of extra room. Fire pit, picnic table and mini grill out front. Bathrooms on premises. A lean-to in the woods is available for the more adventurous campers and is accessible by four-wheel drive vehicles, featuring a beautiful view, large fire pit with grill, picnic tables, nearby streams and waterfalls. Inside are 4 bunk beds, and lots of room for more sleeping bags or an air mattress. Dancing Horse Farm 52 Biff Andrus Rd., Windham • 845-706-6687 www.dancinghorse.farm • anita@dancinghorse.farm OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 9 bedrooms. This luxury ski lodge is set on a working horse farm with 360-degree mountain views. Just beyond the lodge you can walk down to our barns and meet the horses, ponies and goats that live here. Wi-Fi available.

A Tiny House Resort

The Old Game Farm 400 Game Farm Rd., Catskill 518-719-9172 www.theoldgamefarm.com Mid-May till the 1st heavy snow fall. Come camp at an abandoned zoo. Campsites are located on the site formerly known as the Catskill Game Farm operational from 1933-2006—a zoo that housed over 2,000 animals. 4 tent locations are tucked into hundreds of acres of uninhabited land giving you the perfect getaway on a truly unique property. 13 guests allowed per site. Purling Waters 458 Mountain Ave., Purling 518-965-0536 www.tentrr.com – Type in: Purling Waters Mid-May through Mid-November. Go beyond camping with a fully-rigged campsite on beautiful private land with unique local experiences. Picturesque camp on a woodsy forest lot perched on a cliff. Lovely crystal clear pool in a secluded glen, along the banks of the Shinglekill Creek. Accommodates up to 6 campers.

Gather Greene 176 Levett Rd., Coxsackie • 262-448-3683 www.gathergreene.com/cabin-stay events@gathergreene.com All the comforts of a tiny hotel room, in the middle of the woods. With a grand picture window, you will feel like you are out in nature, but with air conditioning, heating, and warm showers, you will be able to enjoy it like never before. Each one of our seventeen cabins comes with an outside deck, a king size bed, bathroom, closet with large mirror, mini fridge, and caffeine fix.

Music & Dancing/Shows

Hull-O Farms Farm stay 10 Cochrane Rd., Durham • 518-239-6950 www.hull-o.com • vacation@hull-o.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 3 guest homes. Share the joy of discovering farm life with your children or grandchildren. Milk cows, collect chicken eggs, and feed baby farm animals. Kitchenettes, Wi-Fi, meeting room, and meals included in your B&B/Inn stay.

Eastwind

FOR ONLINE BOOKING, VISIT

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Eastwind 5088 Rte. 23, Windham • 518-734-0553 www.eastwindny.com • stay@eastwindny.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 19 rooms. A scenic and welcoming boutique hotel in the heart of the Catskills. Focusing on the outdoors and offering a unique glamping experience in our Lushna’s, our Scandinavian notion of camping without sacrificing comforts alongside high-end hotel rooms. Wi-Fi, outdoor pool and pet friendly. Join us at the lounge with a full bar, communal tables, and a fire place where you can grab a seat.

The LONG Neck Inn 400 Game Farm Rd., Catskill • 518-719-9172 www.thelongneckinn.net • theoldgamefarm@gmail.com Boutique hotel & unique inn nestled into the Catskill Mountains. Located in the center of an abandoned zoo, it has 5 guest rooms named for animals who were once housed on the property as well as 4 campsites and hot tub. The property includes over 5 miles of walkways/ trails and also connects to 20+ miles of maintained mountain bike/hiking trails where you will find swimming holes, beautiful views and other local resorts to enjoy! Call for rates.Wi-Fi and pet friendly.

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CAMPGROUNDS AND CABINS Blackthorne Campgrounds 348 Sunside Rd., East Durham 518-634-2541• www.blackthorneresort.com Open May through October. Campsites spread throughout the grounds of the resort. Some creekside sites, some with mountain views. Nightly entertainment and weekly fireworks. See ad on page 48. See ad on page 36 Brookside Campgrounds 4952 Rte. 32, Catskill • 518-678-9729 www.brooksidecampgrounds.com Facebook: BrooksideCampgrounds OPEN YEAR-ROUND. By reservation. Cabin and RV sites. Tent camping from April to October. Offering cabin & trailer rentals, tenting, RV hook-up, pull-through sites, and modern bathrooms. Weekend activities July 4th–Labor Day. Halloween party the first two weekends in October. Large groups welcome.

Country Campsites at Michael Dee’s Motel 1931 Rte. 145, East Durham 518-634-7005 • www.countrycampsites.net Open May through October. 22 sites. Wi-Fi, lawn sports, horseshoes, volleyball, basketball, quad trails. Motel units available.

Devil’s Tombstone State Campground Rte. 214, Hunter 845-688-7160 or 800-456-CAMP for reservations www.dec.ny.gov Open mid-May through Labor Day. 24 sites. One of the oldest campgrounds in the Catskills, offering mysteries of the Devil’s Tombstone and a haven for primitive camping. Doherty’s Campground 1077 Joseph Chadderdon Rd., Acra 518-622-8295 • www.dohertyscampground.com Open May 15 through October 15. 100 sites, electric, and 16 full hook-ups. Horseshoes and basketball court.

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Earlton Hill Campground & RV Park, LLC 594 Medway-Earlton Rd., Earlton 518-731-2751 • www.earltonhillcampground.com Open April 24 through October 11. 284 sites with partial to full hook-ups and tent sites including seven cabins. We cater to a host of events, weddings, graduation parties, company picnics, banquets and birthdays. Onsite convenience store with deli.

Indian Ridge Campground 1446 Leeds Athens Rd., Leeds 518-943-4513 Facebook.com/IndianRidgeCampground Open May through Mid-October. 70 spacious sites. 20/30/50 AMP and tent sites. Campground in a wooded surrounding. Located in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains just minutes from Exit 21 off I-87. Camper, cabins, and a 3-bedroom chalet available for rent.

North-South Lake State Campground 874 North Lake Rd., Haines Falls 518-589-5058 / 800-456-CAMP for reservations www.dec.ny.gov Open mid-May through mid-October. 219 sites. The largest, most popular state campground in the Catskills. Offering extraordinary scenic beauty, rich history and exceptional views. Whip-O-Will Campsites 644 Cty. Rte. 31, Purling 518-622-3277 • www.whip-o-will.com Open April 10 through October 12. 300 sites on 100 acres. Pull into a full hook-up site, or sleep under the stars in our lakeside tenting area. See ad on page 49 .

Juniper Woods 1226 Schoharie Turnpike, Catskill 518-945-1399 • www.juniperwoods.com Open May through September. A family oriented, nudist (clothing optional) campground. 65 spacious wooded and sunny sites with sewer, electric 20/30/40 AMP and water hook-ups. Rental trailers available. Affiliated with AANR.

CAMPING KEY Lynch’s Pot O’ Gold 373 Old Rte 23, Cairo 518-622-9661 / 518-755-5832 www.potogoldcampgroundcatskills.com Open May through October. 140 sites with electric and water. 13 full hook-ups. Open field and wooded sites available. Wi-Fi, basketball, beach volleyball, horseshoes and racquetball court. Restaurant and pub on premises.

FOR ONLINE BOOKING, VISIT

WWW.GREATNORTHERNCATSKILLS.COM/OUTDOORS/CAMPGROUNDS

Handicap Access

Laundry

Outdoor Pool

Fire Pit

Lake/Pond

Playground

Fishing

Rec Building

Hot Showers

Planned Activities

Flush Toilets

Boating

Pump Station

Boat Launch

Honey Wagon

Pets Allowed

Ice & Camp Store

Hiking Trails

Picnic Area

Pavilion

Propane

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Haines Falls, Hensonville, Hunter, Jewett, Lexington, Prattsville, Tannersville, Windham

MOUNTAIN TOP TOWNS

Haines Falls, Hensonville, Hunter, Jewett, Lexington, Prattsville, Tannersville, Windham Brookside B&B 93 North Lake Rd., Haines Falls • 518-589-6049 www.brooksidebedandbreakfast.com brooksidebnb@verizon.net OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 4 rooms. Restored 1890 Inn. Wood-burning stove, wrap-around porch and peaceful grounds with babbling brook. Country hospitality at its best. $$ Captain’s Inn Point Lookout 7604 Rte. 23, East Windham • 518-750-8436 www.captainsinnpointlookout.com captainsinn@mhcable.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 12 rooms. The Inn is internationally known for the spectacular 5-state view. Full baths, flat screen TVs, refrigerators and coffee makers. $$-$$$

Spruceton Inn

STAY AT A BOUTIQUE B&B, SPRAWLING RESORT, OR HIP HOTEL From off-the-beaten path to right on Main Street, the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County offers a variety of places to stay. Find resorts with heated pools, cottages and glamping cabins with just the right amenities, and historic hotels with stories of their own.

LODGING KEY

$ $$ $$$ $$$$

Under $75 $75-$125 $125-$175 Over $175

Kitchenette Wireless Indoor Pool Outdoor Pool Meeting Room Fitness Center Restaurant Pets Allowed Handicapped Accessible Breakfast Included Meals Included B&B/Inn Hotel/Motel Vacation Rentals

Albergo Allegria 43 Rte. 296, Windham • 518-734-5560 www.albergousa.com • mail@albergousa.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 21 rooms. Awarded 2018 TripAdvisor® “Top 25 Small Hotels in the USA”. Crisp, clean and allergen-free rooms; locally roasted coffee, homemade cookies and guest pantry. $$-$$$$ Ashland Mountain House B&B 11376 Rte. 23, Ashland 908-603-9192 • www.ashlandmountainhousebb.com ojmcelroy@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 10 rooms. Formerly the McElroy House, this beautiful Victorian B&B is situated on 5 peaceful acres. Family-owned and operated, friendly inn surrounded by beautiful mountains. Call for rates.

Catskill Lodge 350 Rte. 296, Windham • 518-261-7150 www.catskilllodge.com • info@catskilllodge.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 7 rooms. 1893 Victorian near Windham and Hunter Mountains, trails, shops and restaurants. Enjoy home-cooked breakfasts, hot tub, and mountain views. $$-$$$$ Cave Mountain Motel 10978 Rte. 23, Windham • 518-734-3161 800-CAVE-634 • www.cavemountainmotel.com Jeanhammel7@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 8 rooms. Clean, comfy nonsmoking rooms. Beautiful mountain views. In room refrigerators. Children under 12 stay free. Packages available. $$

Beds on Clouds B&B 5320 Main St., Windham • 518-734-4692 www.bedsonclouds.com • info@bedsonclouds.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 5 rooms and 2 off-premise studios. 1854 Victorian Inn. “2018/2019 Hall of Fame” TripAdvisor®, #2 rated out of 9 B&Bs and 346 excellent breakfast reviews. Organic garden, vegan & gluten-free friendly. 2-minute walk to Trailways bus stop. Call ahead if you have a small pet. $$-$$$$

Country Suite B&B 11365 Rte. 23, Windham • 518-734-4079 www.countrysuite.com • ctrysuite@aol.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 5 rooms. Beautifully restored farmhouse serving a full breakfast. Offering a barn wedding venue, also appropriate for parties and special events. $$-$$$$

Cuomo’s Cove 33 Cuomo’s Cove Rd., Windham • 518-734-5903 www.cuomoscove.com • landinthesky@aol.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 9 rooms. Choose from our individually unique suites. Amenities include private outdoor hot tubs, fireplaces, indoor Jacuzzi tubs, sauna access and more. On bus line and close to shops, restaurants and activities. See ad on page 49. $$-$$$$ Curran’s Suites 6080 Main St., Tannersville • 518-589-5636 www.stayatcurrans.com • info@stayatcurrans.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 4 modern and spacious one-bedroom suites with luxury baths and fireplaces.

Deer Mountain Inn 790 Rte. 25, Tannersville • 518-589-6268 www.deermountaininn.com info@deermountaininn.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 6 rooms. Offering an unforgettable experience that includes dining and lodging accommodations. 168 wooded acres offer an enchanting escape with scenic views. Two 4-bedroom rental houses available for larger groups. $$$$

Euphoria I & II 2774 Rte. 42, Lexington • 917-974-8260 www.windhammansionrental.com euphoria1and2@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. A perfect place for weddings, family get-togethers, corporate events, religious or health retreats, sports or band camps, TV and movie productions, etc. Amenities include 2 great lawns, river, waterfall and pond, 50 acres of fields and mountains, off-street parking for 60 cars, 5 kitchens, and dining for over 120 people. Sleeps 105 people comfortably with 34 bedrooms and 30 full baths. Dance and game hall. Fairlawn Inn 7872 Main St., Hunter • 518-263-5025 www.fairlawninn.com • info@fairlawninn.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 9 rooms. #1 by TripAdvisor®, #1 Inn in NY by NYSHTA (2018/2010). Highly rated ecotourism inn by I Love NY, TripAdvisor® and Green Key Global. Full breakfast, fireplaces and more. $$$ Hammo’s Lodge 39 Rte. 65, Hensonville • 518-734-6500 www.hammospubandlodge.com info@hammospubandlodge.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 22 room rustic inn restored and is here to welcome you. We offer impeccably kept rooms, family and hostel-style rooms, and old-fashioned country hospitality. Game room with pool tables. Call for rates. High Peak Motel O’Hara Rd., Haines Falls • 518-589-5221 highpeakmotel@aol.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 13 rooms. Conveniently located near North-South Lake and Hunter Mountain. $ Hotel Vienna 107 Rte. 296, Windham • 518-734-5300 www.thehotelvienna.com • info@thehotelvienna.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 30-room European-styled chalet hotel. Centrally located to all activities and attractions. Ski, golf and getaway packages. Jacuzzi, fire pit, complimentary continental breakfast, and ski shuttle to Windham Mountain on weekends and holidays. See ad on page 48. $$-$$$$

Black Bear Lodge 11985 Rte. 23A, Prattsville • 518-989-6582 www.blackbearlodgecatskills.com info@blackbearlodgecatskills.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 8 rooms. All-season lodge. The Schoharie Creek runs through the backyard where you can enjoy swimming and fly fishing in the summer months. $$-$$$$

FOR ONLINE BOOKING, VISIT

WWW.GREATNORTHERNCATSKILLS.COM/RESORTS-LODGING

Scribner’s Catskill Lodge

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Haines Falls, Hensonville, Hunter, Jewett, Lexington, Prattsville, Tannersville, Windham Hunter Inn 7433 Main St., Hunter • 518-263-3777 www.hunterinn.com • info@hunterinn.com December through March, weekends April through October. 40 beautifully decorated rooms and suites. Outdoor hot tub and restaurant open in the winter. Call for rates. Jessie’s Harvest House Restaurant & Lodge 5819 Main St., Tannersville • 518-589-5445 www.jessiesharvesthouse.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 6 rooms. Comfortable and convenient guest rooms for overnight accommodations, along with a restaurant featuring a locally sourced menu of elevated comfort food with seasonally changing offerings. $$$-$$$$ Jimmy O’Connor’s Windham Mountain Inn 141 South St., Windham • 518-734-4270 www.windhaminn.com mary.oconnor918@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 15 rooms. Comfortable, cozy rooms. Families and small groups welcome. $-$$ Kaatskill Mountain Club at Hunter Mountain 62 Liftside Dr., Hunter 518-263-5580 • 800-775-4641 www.kaatskillmtnclub.com • kmc@huntermtn.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 150 rooms. 4-season resort with luxury slope-side accommodations. Health spa, fireplace and Jacuzzi rooms. Conference/banquet facilities. $$$-$$$$ Kelly Acres 680 Cty. Rte. 10, Windham • 518-734-3711 www.kellyacres.com • swalker@hughes.net OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 8 rooms. Country Inn set on 200 scenic acres with gardens, orchards and ponds. Group and family friendly. Hunting, fishing and hiking nearby. $-$$

LODGING KEY

$ $$ $$$ $$$$

Under $75 $75-$125 $125-$175 Over $175

Kitchenette Wireless Indoor Pool Outdoor Pool Meeting Room Fitness Center Restaurant Pets Allowed Handicapped Accessible Breakfast Included Meals Included B&B/Inn Hotel/Motel Vacation Rentals

Liftside Village Condominiums 62 Klein Ave., Hunter • 518-263-5580 • 800-775-4641 www.kaatskillmtnclub.com • kmc@huntermtn.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 20 units. Beautiful condos located at Hunter Mountain. Fully equipped kitchens, fireplaces and convenient access to the amenities of the Kaatskill Mountain Club. $$$$

Spruceton Inn: A Catskills Bed and Bar 2080 Spruceton Rd., West Kill • 518-989-6404 www.sprucetoninn.com • info@sprucetoninn.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 9 rooms. A cozy bed, a mountain view, the quiet sounds of the country, and of course, a bar! Restored 1800s post and beam events barn for weddings, workshops, pop-up dinners, and more. $-$$$$

Moore’s Motel 14672 Main St., Prattsville • 518-299-3404 www.mooresmotelcatskills.com debbie@mooreshomes.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 16 rooms. Near all ski areas in the Catskills. Microwaves and refrigerators in all rooms. Fire pit. Hunters welcome. $$

Sun View Hotel 5844 Rte. 23A, Tannersville • 518-589-5217 www.thesunview.net OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 25 rooms. Walking distance to town, 4 miles to Hunter Mountain. $$

Mountain Treasure B&B 408 Cty. Rte. 40, Maplecrest • 518-750-8398 www.mountaintreasureinn.com info@mountaintreasureinn.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 5 rooms. Individually furnished rooms with private bathrooms, flat screen TVs, DVDs, electric fireplaces and refrigerators. Along with a 1250 sq. ft. 2-story house with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, with open living space, wood stove, and creek. Sleeps 8. Call for rates. Rosehaven Inn 147 Sunset Park Rd., Haines Falls • 518-589-5636 www.rosehaveninn.com • info@rosehaven.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 4 rooms. Romantic rooms with Jacuzzi tubs and fireplaces in a classically restored B&B. Serene setting with beautiful views. $$$-$$$$ Scribner’s Catskill Lodge 13 Scribner Hollow Rd., Hunter • 518-628-5130 www.scribnerslodge.com hello@scribnerslodge.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 38 rooms. Completely renovated full-service boutique hotel featuring in-room balconies and fireplaces, restaurant and bar, open daily. $$$-$$$$ Sedgwick House B&B 7760 Rte. 23A, Hunter • 518-263-3871 www.thesedgwickhouse.com thesedgwickhouse@gmail.com April through November. 6 rooms. Family friendly with clean comfortable rooms. 1830s B&B with covered porches overlooking Hunter Mountain. $$$ Snowed Inn B&B 5847 Main St., Tannersville • 518-589-5492 www.snowedinnhunter.com snowedinnhunter@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 5 rooms. 175 year-old house, over 30 years as a B&B. Clean, comfortable, walk to restaurants, Trailways bus stop and shopping. $

VALLEY TOWNS

Acra, Cairo, Durham, East Durham, Freehold, Greenville, Palenville, Purling, Round Top

The Mountain Brook 57 Rte. 23C (Hill St.), Tannersville • 518-589-6740 www.hotelmountainbrook.com info@hotelmountainbrook.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 19 rooms. Area’s only first-class Adirondack-style lodge featuring comfortable upscale accommodations with spectacular views of the Catskill Mountains. $$$-$$$$

Twilight Lodge 5085 Rte. 23A, Haines Falls • 518-589-3910 www.thetwilightlodge.com molnartravel@yahoo.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 7 rooms. $$

Washington Irving Inn 6629 Rte. 23A, Tannersville • 518-589-5560 www.washingtonirving.com washingtonirvinginn@verizon.net OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 15 rooms. Step back in time in our historic 19th century Inn while enjoying all the comforts of today. Cocktail lounge and full complimentary breakfast. Family reunions and corporate retreats welcome. $$$ Winwood Inn and Condominiums 5220 Rte. 23, Windham • 518-734-3000 www.windhammountain.com info@windhammountain.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. Inn rooms & condos just minutes from Windham Mountain. Onsite dining at Tavern 23. Continental breakfast included. Game room, movie theatre, free shuttle to and from the mountain. Stay & play packages for ski, mountain bike and golf. $$-$$$$

A Stream Side Cottage & The Waterfall House Cottage Rentals Palenville • 518-622-2626 www.waterfallrentals.com margie@atinyhouseresort.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. Two waterfront homes. The Waterfall House, 3 bedroom/2 full bath home is perched on Niobi Falls. Enjoy a covered veranda, outdoor fire pit, amazing living room view from this luxurious waterfront home. A Stream Side Cottage, 2 bedroom/1 bath home complete with private pool and amazing stream view from this open concept cottage are available for rent separate or together. Armstrong’s Elk Farm Guest House 936 Hervey Sunside Rd., Cornwallville 518-965-4868 • elkfarmerd@aol.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. Log home surrounded by 100 acres of pristine pastures and farmland where you can see the elk and cattle grazing. Well-equipped kitchen, large living room, dining room, three bedrooms, two baths and two large decks. Goldfish pond, fire pit, gascharcoal grill, hot tub, and Dish®TV.

Bavarian Manor Country Inn 866 Mountain Ave., Purling • 518-622-3261 www.bavarianmanor.com innkeeper@bavarianmanor.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 18 rooms. Landmark Victorian Inn operating since 1865. Jacuzzi and fireplace rooms. Recipient of the “2014 NYSHTA B&B of Distinction Award.” $$$-$$$$ Blackhead Mountain Lodge & Country Club 75 Crows Nest Rd., Round Top • 518-622-3157 www.blackheadmtn.com mrsm@blackheadmtn.com April through November. 22 rooms. Accommodations from small to mid-size groups for overnight stays. We can customize packages to suit your needs and requirements. Call for rates. Catskill Mountain Lodge 334 Rte. 32A, Palenville • 518-678-3101 www.catskillmtlodge.com catskillmountain@hvc.rr.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 42 rooms. Pub with fireplace and OTB parlor. Trailways bus stop to and from NYC. Ecofriendly hotel. $-$$

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Catskill Stream 97 Kaaterskill Ave., Palenville • 845-337-8070 www.catskillstream.com • catskillstream@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. Romantic 2-bedroom, second floor apartment with private entrance in a beautiful 2-family home on the Kaaterskill Creek. Spacious kingsized luxury beds. Stocked fridge for breakfast. $$

George Ellen B&B 248 Polly Rock Rd., Round Top • 518-622-9067 www.thegeorgeellen.com ellen@thegeorgeellen.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 2 rooms. Rustic setting with contemporary rooms and spectacular views. Fireplace/Jacuzzi rooms. $$$ Glen Falls House 230 Winter Clove Rd., Round Top • 518-622-9363 www.glenfallshouse.com reservations@glenfallshouse.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 43 rooms. Boutique hotel on 47 acres and home to our farm-to-table restaurant, the Trotwood. Hiking, mountain biking, waterfalls, swimming holes, live music, bonfires & BBQs, great spot for après-ski. Call for rates.

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Greenville Arms 1889 Inn 11135 Rte. 32, Greenville • 518-966-5219 www.greenvillearms.com stay@greenvillearms.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 16 rooms. Historic Inn on 6 beautiful, landscaped acres. Home of the Hudson River Valley Art Workshops and Life by Chocolates. See ad on page 50. $$$-$$$$

Hollowbrook Inn & Restaurant/Hollowbrook Winery 10616 Rte. 32, Greenville • 518-966-4683 www.hollowbrookinn.com • hollowbrookinn@aol.com May to November. 13 rooms. Clean and comfortable rooms with private baths, mini-fridge, and A/C. Located on 65 acres of woodland with stream, mountain views, and vineyard. $$

Rose Motel 3840 Rte. 145, Durham • 518-239-8496 www.rosemotelny.com reservations@greeneroseinn.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 15 rooms. Clean renovated rooms, most with cooking facilities on beautiful grounds. EV charging stations. Centrally located. BBQs and bonfires for s’mores. Call for rates. See ad on page 49. Ruby’s Hotel 3689 Rte. 67, Freehold • 518-634-7790 www.rubyshotel.com • rubys3689@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 2 rooms. Architectural gem in 1870s setting overlooking creek. Cocktail lounge. $$

Kilcar Hotel 5878 Rte. 81, Greenville • 518-966-8824 OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 20 rooms. Cozy lounge with fireplace, tennis court and entertainment on weekends. Family reunions welcome. Reasonable rates. $

Shinglekill Falls B&B 508 Mountain Ave., Purling • 845-216-2587 www.shinglekill.com • info@shinglekill.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 4 rooms. Quaint miller’s house situated atop a 32’ waterfall. Farm-to-table breakfast. Grounds, kitchen and grill available. Friendly cozy atmosphere. $$$-$$$$

McGrath’s Edgewood Falls Motel 1848 Rte. 145, East Durham • 518-634-2236 www.mcgrathsmotelny.com mcgrathsedurham@gmail.com May through October. 20 rooms. Completely renovated with an Irish pub. Food available all day. $$$

Simply Durham Cottages 2146 Rte. 145, East Durham • 518-634-7724 guy5517@aol.com May through October. 11 rooms. Small, friendly, family-owned motel on the Catskill Creek. Cable TV and A/C. $

Michael Dee’s Motel 1931 Rte. 145, East Durham • 518-634-7005 www.michaeldeesmotel.com • mdecar@aol.com May through November. 12 rooms and 3 cabins. Outdoor BBQ area (grill provided), 600 sq. ft. outdoor tent, children’s playground, lawn sports and petting zoo. $-$$

The Arlington 3361 Rte. 23A, Palenville • 917-847-4197 www.arlingtonhouseny.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. A relaxed vibe, old world charm, and modern amenities 19th century house. Nestled at the base of The Kaaterskill Forest, hike to Kaaterskill Falls, North-South Lake, and ski Hunter Mountain.

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The Dewitt, Oak Hill B&B/ The DeWitt Social Club 7803 Rte. 81, Oak Hill • 518-239-6953 www.thedewittoakhill.com info@thedewittoakhill.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 4 rooms. A unique 1865 inn located on the banks of the Catskill Creek, close to skiing and hiking. Eclectic guest rooms, vintage goods, event and wedding space. Featuring The DeWitt Social, a cocktail lounge specializing in locallysourced and Euro-centric drinks, open to the public. $$$-$$$$

217 Plattekill Rd., Greenville • 518-966-5233 www.pineridgefarmllc.com pineridgefarmllc@yahoo.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 2 fully furnished houses on 110 acres with 4 miles of trails, washer/dryer, A/C, outdoor fire pits, indoor electric fireplaces, BBQ grills and 50” Cable TV. Carriage house sleeps 5, guest house sleeps 4. Call for rates.

Rainbow Golf Club Inn & Suites 3822 Cty. Rte. 26, Greenville • 518-966-5343 www.rainbowgolfclub.com info@rainbowgolfclub.com April through November. 7 rooms. Biking, hiking, fishing, and cocktail lounge. RV parking, airport and driving range. 18-hole USGA golf course. Stay & Play Packages.

The Woodhouse Lodge 3807 County Rte. 26, Greenville www.thewoodhouselodge.com thewoodhouselodge@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 10 rooms. Built in 1962 as a modern space for city dwellers, the property has been transformed into a 10-room shaker-meets-midcentury-modern hotel tucked in the rolling hills of the Catskill Mountains.

Thunderhart Golf Course 2740 Rte. 67, Freehold • 518-634-7816 www.thunderhartgolf.com info@thunderhartgolf.com April through October. 16 rooms. 18-hole, par 72 championship golf course on premises. $$

B&B Lounge 5207 Rte. 32, Catskill • 518-678-9643 www.bblounge.com • contact@bblounge.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 30 rooms. Close to all major area attractions. Long-term and short-term efficiency rooms, cabins and apartments. $

Tumblin’ Falls House 44 Falls View Lane, Purling • 518-622-3981 www.tumblinfalls.com • tumblinfalls@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. 1890s Dutch Victorian perched on a cliff overlooking Shinglekill Falls. Multi-level decks, with tree level spa overlooking falls, natural pools, garden and trails.

Best Western New Baltimore Inn 12600 Rte. 9W, West Coxsackie 518-731-8100 • 877-731-8100 www.bestwestern.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 63 rooms. Guest laundry, extended stays and Jacuzzi suites.

Weldon House 2119 Rte. 145, East Durham • 518-634-2541 www.blackthorneresort.com info@blackthorneresort.com April through October. 42 rooms. Walk to restaurants, gift shops, and festival grounds. $-$$$

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Catskill Inn 7848 Rte. 9W, Catskill • 518-943-3261 OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 25 rooms. $ Catskill Motor Court 5100 Rte. 32, Catskill • 518-678-5559 www.catskill-motorcourt.com catskillmotorcourt@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 27 rooms; 18 in winter. Country setting with mountain views. Playground, BBQ, game room, refrigerators. Smoke-free establishment. $ Christmas Angels B&B 255 Sodom Rd., Hannacroix • 518-731-1912 christmasangelsbedbreakfast.weebly.com christmasangels100@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 3 rooms. $$$ Holiday Inn Express 12740 Rte. 9W, West Coxsackie 888-465-4329 • 518-719-1999 www.holidayinnexpress.com/westcoxsackie hiewestcoxsackie@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 66 rooms. Conveniently located at exit 21B off I-87. Standard and king rooms; king suites. $$-$$$ Peloke’s Motel 1116 Rte. 23, Catskill • 518-943-3310 www.pelokesmotel.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 20 rooms. Near all attractions. Fishermen and hunters welcome. Phones, A/C. $

Red Ranch Motel 4555 Rte. 32, Catskill • 518-678-3380 www.redranchmotel.com April through November. 39 rooms. Flat screen TV, coffee maker, A/C and refrigerator in every room. Restaurant next door. AARP discount and AAA approved. $-$$ Rip Van Winkle Motor Lodge 810 Rte. 23B, Leeds • 518-943-3303 www.ripvanwinklemotorlodge.com Mid-April through October. 14 rooms and 27 cabins. A family-owned 3rd generation gem. Cabins and rooms await you. Playground and hiking trails. Fireplace cabins, seasonal. AAA Approved and Mobil Travel Guide rated. $$-$$$ Shakespeare on the Hudson 216 Rte. 385, Catskill www.shakespeare-on-the-hudson.com shakespearonthehudson2013@gmail.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. Two vacation rentals, 1-10 bedroom, 1-11 bedroom, both located on the Hudson River. Both have private spas. Excellent for large family vacations, weddings, corporate functions and retreats. The Kaaterskill 424 High Falls Ext., Catskill • 518-678-0026 www.thekaaterskill.com info@kaaterskill.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 6 suites. Modern luxuries abound, from Jacuzzi bathtubs and spacious quarters, to in-suite fireplaces and private patios. $$$$ The Post Cottage 174 Spring St., Catskill • 518-719-0747 www.thepostcottage.com contact@thepostcottage.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 4 rooms. An elegant B&B with spacious rooms, king beds, private baths with Jacuzzi tubs, gas log fireplaces and private tennis court. $$$$ The Stewart House 2 Second St., Athens • 518-444-8317 www.stewarthouse.com hotel@stewarthouse.com OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 9 luxurious rooms. 1883 historic hotel located directly on the Hudson River. Call for rates.

Red Carpet Inn 12800 Rt. 9W, West Coxsackie 518-731-2722 OPEN YEAR-ROUND. 20 rooms. All rooms with hair dryer and in-room refrigerator. Located at Exit 21B off I 87.

Carl’s Rip Van Winkle Motor Lodge 810 Route 23B, Leeds, NY. 12451 NYS Thruway Exit 21, Catskill (518) 943-3303 www.ripvanwinklemotorlodge.com

Third generation family resort. Well ventilated motel rooms & log cabins arranged to accommodate family groups as well as couples. TV, phones, heat & a/c. Pool, playground, BBQ, hiking. Wireless internet. Restaurants nearby. Major credit cards accepted. Open April–November.

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The Blackthorne Resort can cater any type of event. We are able to accommodate all requests no matter how big or small! Let us take care of everything so you don’t have to. Breath taking scenery, home cooked meals, and endless activities are the norm here. Blackthorne, your home away from home!

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