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ou might find yourself soaring in a hot air balloon or marveling at the Persian-style mansion of Frederic Church. Maybe dancing the night away or grabbing some world-class street food between antique shops. You might find yourself taste-testing artisanal cheeses or loading up on fresh-picked fruit, wandering through fields of sculpture, or following in the footsteps of Edna St. Vincent Millay on the Poetry Trail. Easy to reach, harder to tear yourself away from—you’ll find yourself discovering worlds within worlds of pleasure, serenity, and entertainment. From world-class music and theater performances and art galleries to lovingly restored historic farmhouses, from vineyards and wineries to outdoor adventure geared to the whole family, you’ll fill your days and nights with memorymaking for as long as you choose to stay. Rolling hills dotted with great little towns beckon explorers to find their own favorites. Historic sites and museums bring the past to vibrant life. We’ve got lodging and dining to suit every preference and pocketbook. You never know where you’ll find yourself here—but you’ll find yourself here, again and again.

ON THE COVER: Andrew Nelson, Down In The Valley Creative Services. THIS PAGE: Olana State Historic Site. Photo credit: Peter Blandori.

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Historic Sites & Attractions

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Antiques

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The Arts

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Accommodations

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Campgrounds

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Family Activities

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Outdoor Activities

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Fishing

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Resources

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Historic Sites & Attractions } Historic Sites

Henry Hudson and the Mohicans met here in 1609 and the city bearing Hudson’s name became a thriving whaling port. Come marvel at the dramatic lineage of a beautiful spot on America’s founding waterway. Get to know our vivid characters, painters, poets, and politicians: Frederic Church, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Robert Livingston, Martin Van Buren. Explore 17th-century Dutch farmhouses, a Shaker village, the great estates of Clermont and Olana.

CLERMONT STATE HISTORIC SITE Seven generations of Livingstons lived at Clermont, a riverside mansion with a rich and varied history. Now a museum, it holds a wealth of info on over two centuries of people, from wealthy land owners to immigrant servants and enslaved African workers. Visitors can experience house tours, gardens, views of the river, 5-miles of trails, visitor center, and special events. One Clermont Ave., Clermont. 518-537-4240
 www.friendsofclermont.org


COLUMBIA COUNTY MUSEUM & LIBRARY*
 Two galleries of changing exhibitions of art and historical artifacts, as well as the Barbara P. Reilly Memorial research and genealogical library, and reading room. Call for seasonal hours.
 5 Albany Ave., Kinderhook Village.
518-758-9265
 www.cchsny.org

FASNY MUSEUM OF FIREFIGHTING


Won Dharma Center

HISTORIC SITES & ATTRACTIONS

Olana State Historic Site

AUSTERLITZ HISTORICAL SOCIETY
 “Old Austerlitz” is a living history museum complex and home to the Austerlitz Historical Society with its collection of artifacts, photos, and memorabilia relating to the town. Interspersed among the bucolic grounds are eight functioning 18th and 19th century buildings, including the 1794 Morey-Devereaux House and Barn, a working blacksmith’s shop (1850s), a small community church (1853) and a one-room schoolhouse (1852). The society also offers a full slate of programs and events, including workshops in open hearth cooking, blacksmithing, and historic arts and crafts, in addition to hosting its renowned annual Blueberry and Autumn in Austerlitz festivals. 11550 Rt. 22, Austerlitz. 518-392-0062 www.oldausterlitz.org

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With over 60 pieces of apparatus on exhibit, whether you’re a firefighter, a student of history, or a family looking for a fun and educational day trip, you will not want to miss America’s interactive museum of firefighting. Activities for families include creative play on selected fire engines, many handson exhibits and a discovery room.
 117 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson. 518-822-1875 www.fasnyfiremuseum.com

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*Maintained by the Columbia County Historical Society

HUDSON ATHENS LIGHTHOUSE 


LUYKAS VAN ALEN HOUSE C.1737*

The northernmost lighthouse on the Hudson River rises from the river like a tiny gem. Visitors may view the lighthouse from the Henry Hudson Riverfront Park. Tours are offered the second Sat. from July through Oct. and by special arrangement.
 Ferry Street, Hudson. Tour reservations: 888-764-1844 
 www.hudsonathenslighthouse.org

Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1967, the Luykas Van Alen house is a restored house museum representing 18th-century rural Dutch farm life in the Hudson River Valley. Also available on the property is the Dutch Farming Heritage Trail linking property with the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site. Call for seasonal hours. 2589 Rt. 9H, Kinderhook. 518-758-9265
www.cchsny.org

ICHABOD CRANE SCHOOLHOUSE C.1850*

MARTIN VAN BUREN NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE

A 19th-century building that served as a local single-room public school into the 1940s. In 2017, awarded a ‘Legends & Lore’ marker by the New York Folklore Society & William G. Pomeroy Foundation honoring Washington Irving’s Sleepy Hollow character Ichabod Crane, who was patterned after the original Kinderhook schoolteacher— hence the schoolhouse name. The schoolhouse was originally located at the corner of Rt. 9H and Fischer Rd.; it was moved to the Luykas Van Alen house property in 1974 after the Kinderhook school district centralized, and restored to its 1930s appearance. Call for seasonal hours. 2589 Rt. 9H, Kinderhook. 518-758-9265 www.cchsny.org

JAMES VANDERPOEL HOUSE C. 1820*
 Also known as the ‘House of History’; originally the Federal-era home of prominent lawyer and politician James Vanderpoel and his family, the house reflects an elegant lifestyle in a prosperous, early 19th-century upstate New York village. The property is now an exhibit space featuring galleries of paintings and decorative arts from the Columbia County Historical Society permanent collection, and home to the historic society’s bookstore and museum shop. Call for seasonal hours.
 16 Broad St., Kinderhook Village. 518-758-9265 www.cchsny.org

LIVINGSTON HISTORY BARN Small museum with artifacts from the settlement of the Town of Livingston. Research room for genealogical work is available. Hours by appointment. 
 119 Cty. Rt. 19, Livingston. 518-851-7637 
 www.townoflivingston.org/thelivingston-history-barn


The home and farm of the founder of the Democratic Party and the eighth president of the United States. Park grounds are open daily from 7am to sunset. Tour the mansion daily May–October. Kinderhook Dutch Farming Heritage Trail—trail head located at the site.
 1013 Old Post Rd. (off Rt. 9H), Kinderhook. 518-758-9689
 www.nps.gov/mava

MILLAY AT STEEPLETOP HISTORIC SITE 


Prize-winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay is often called the “rock star” poet because she achieved fame and celebrity like no other poet of her time. Her country estate, Steepletop, was both a social gathering spot for Millay’s friends—writers, musicians, and others—and a peaceful place where nature inspired her creative spirit. Today you can take a guided tour of her home, meander through her grounds and gardens, or walk the Poetry Trail—a 1/2 mile wooded trail marked with a dozen favorite nature poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay ending at the final resting ground of the poet and her family. Hike to Hidden Meadow or picnic by a soothing stream. Call for seasonal hours, reservations recommended.

 436 East Hill Rd. (off Rt. 22), Austerlitz.
518-392-3362 
 www.millay.org

OLANA STATE HISTORIC SITE

Olana is the greatest masterpiece of Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900), the preeminent American artist of the mid 19th century and the most important artist’s home, studio, and designed landscape in the United States. The landscape is open year round 8am until sunset. Tours of the house and historic landscape are by reservation, please call or visit our website.
 5720 Rt. 9G, Hudson. 518-828-0135
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PERSONS OF COLOR CEMETERY

In 1815, Kinderhook landowner John Rogers stipulated that a portion of his property be “intended as a cemetery for the people of color.” Although only fifteen headstones remain, it is estimated that hundreds of individuals may have been interred here. 15 Rothermel Ln., Kinderhook.

ROELIFF JANSEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Local history of the Roeliff Jansen area including the towns of Ancram, Copake, Hillsdale, Gallatin, and Taghkanic. Call for seasonal hours.
 8 Miles Rd. (off Rt. 344), Copake Falls. 518-329-0652 www.roeliffjansenhs.org

HISTORIC SITES & ATTRACTIONS

SAMUEL TILDEN GRAVESITE


1876 presidential candidate who won by 250,000 popular votes but lost the election by one electoral vote. Cemetery of the Evergreens.
 382 Cemetery Rd. (off Rt. 22),
 New Lebanon.

SHAKER MUSEUM | MOUNT LEBANON

Seasonal calendar of exhibitions, lectures, tours, and workshops at America’s most significant Shaker historic site, Mount Lebanon Shaker Village. Call or visit our website for hours. 202 Shaker Rd., New Lebanon. 518-794-9100

 www.shakerml.org

} Attractions ART OMI

Over 80 works of art in a beautiful outdoor setting; an indoor gallery with rotating exhibitions, art workshops for children and young adults, and café offering seasonal, locally grown food. Also home to 4 distinct international residency programs serving visual artists, writers, musicians, and dancers with annual events showcasing the work of residents and their creative processes. 
 1405 Cty. Rt. 22, Ghent.
 518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

BASILICA HUDSON


A reclaimed 1880s industrial factory, this multidisciplinary arts center supports the creation, production, and presentation of arts and culture, and fosters the sustainable community. With events in music, performance, film, food, and literary programming, as well as a regular film screenings series and art exhibitions, Basilica Hudson invites the discovery of Hudson and the area. 
 110 South Front St., Hudson. www.basilicahudson.com

CATAMOUNT ADVENTURE PARK


An aerial forest adventure with 12 courses, over 50 zip lines. 170 tree 6

platforms are connected by bridges configured of cable, wood, and rope. For ages 7 to adult. Group discounts. Open spring, summer, and fall.
 Catamount Ski Area, 78 Catamount Rd., Hillsdale. 518-325-3200 www.catamounttrees.com

CATAMOUNT SKI AREA


33 trails, three terrain parks, 1,000-foot vertical drop, 128 acres of terrain; six lifts, including summit quad, novice triple, two Wonder Carpets. Private and group lessons, rentals, night skiing. Learn to ski and snowboard packages, children’s lessons and child care. 99% snowmaking.
 78 Catamount Rd., Hillsdale. 518-325-3200
 For snow conditions: 800-342-1840 www.catamountski.com

CLUB HELSINKI HUDSON

One of the country’s leading live music and art venues, steadily presenting both hot upcoming new talent and spectacular legendary artists in a theater setting that is both warm, comfortable, and visually stunning. 
 405 Columbia St., Hudson. 
 518-828-4800 www.helsinkihudson.com

COLUMBIA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

One of the oldest fairs in the country, featuring full midway, nightly grandstand entertainment including demolition derbies, national rodeo, and national country singing stars, volunteer firefighters parade, daily animal shows; six days starting Wednesday through Labor Day 10am—11pm daily. Fair buildings and grounds available for weddings, festivals, events, and celebrations. 182 Hudson Ave., Chatham.
 518-392-2121 www.columbiafair.com

HARLEM VALLEY RAIL TRAIL

A paved bicycle/pedestrian path built on the old railroad bed that connected New York City, the Harlem Valley, and Chatham. 
 Visit website for access points. 518-789-9591 www.hvrt.org

HUDSON CRUISES, INC.

Riverboat passenger vessel, Hudson Spirit for sightseeing and dinner cruises, and the luxury Yacht MARIKA, available for charter. Hudson-Athens Ferry. Fri. and Sat. 5pm—10:30pm. Please check website for schedule and specialty events.
 Waterfront Park, Ferry St., Hudson. 518-822-1014

 www.hudsoncruises.com

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Where will the trail lead you? Learn more about CLC’s ten Public Conservation Areas at clctrust.org.

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HISTORIC SITES & ATTRACTIONS

HUDSON HALL A cultural beacon in the Hudson Valley, offering a dynamic yearround schedule of music, theater, dance, literature, workshops for youth and adults, as well as family programs and large-scale community events such as Winter Walk. Located in an historic landmark that houses New York State’s oldest surviving theater, Hudson Hall reopened following a yearlong historic renovation in April 2017. The newly restored Hudson Hall reflects Hudson’s rich history in a modern facility that welcomes residents and visitors from throughout our local community, across the nation, and around the globe. 327 Warren St., Hudson. 518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org

LAKE TAGHKANIC STATE PARK Camping (tent, trailer, cottages, and cabins), swimming, boat rentals, trails, ice fishing, skating, cross country skiing and snowmobile trails; deer and turkey hunting (bow only) in designated areas in season. Camping season: May-Oct.; park open year-round, fee to enter Memorial Day—Labor Day.
 Off Taconic State Pkwy or 1528 Rt. 82, Ancram. 518-851-3631
 www.nysparks.com

LEBANON VALLEY DRAGWAY NHRA-sanctioned drag racing, April—Oct.
 1746 Rt. 20, West Lebanon. 518-794-7130 www.dragway.com

LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY DIRT-sanctioned stock car racing, April—Sept. Sat. call for mid-week special events during July and Aug. 1746 Rt. 20, West Lebanon. 518-794-9606 www.lebanonvalley.com

MAC HAYDN THEATRE Award-winning professional theater presents classic and contemporary musicals, with talented professional performers, singing, dancing, and lots of laughs and excitement. Creative in-the-round staging brings the action up-close and personal. May–Sept. Children’s musicals: July and Aug. PO Box 204, 1925 Rt. 203, Chatham. 518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org 8

PS21: PERFORMANCE SPACES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY “Where the Arts & Nature Thrive.” Now in a just-completed state-ofthe-art facility. Black box theater in winter/spring expands in June into a partly open pavilion for the summer season. Features music, dance, drama, film, and workshops for kids and adults. 2980 Rt. 66, Chatham. 518-392-6121
 www.ps21chatham.org

TACONIC STATE PARK Camping (tent, trailer, cabins, and cottages), swimming, fishing, extensive trail system offering biking and nature trails, crosscountry skiing and snowmobile trails, Bash Bish Falls, deer hunting in season. Camping season: May—Dec. 6 (cabins available yearround); park open year-round, fee to enter Memorial Day—Labor Day.
 Rt. 344 (off Rt. 22), Copake Falls. 518-329-3993
 www.friensoftsp.org www.nysparks.com

THE THEATER BARN A critically acclaimed professional theater presenting 3 plays and 3 musicals each summer. Featuring nationally recruited professional performers, shows run late June through Sept. 654 Rt. 20, New Lebanon. 518-794-8989 www.thetheaterbarn.org

TIME & SPACE LIMITED Home to the Met Opera live in HD; National Theatre of London/NT Live; best in classic, documentary, and indie movies; live performances; community and youth arts programming.
 434 Columbia St., Hudson. 518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

WON DHARMA CENTER
 Available for group retreats, corporate off-sites, or self-retreat. Enjoy captivating views of the Catskill Mountains, hike numerous trails on the 426-acre property, and indulge in delicious and nutritious vegetarian meals. Daily meditation, weekly dharma service and moving meditation (yoga) classes are ongoing. Site is available year-round with accommodations up to 60 people. Over 7 miles of hiking trails—trail maps available. Contact Karen@wondharmacenter.org. 361 Rt. 23, Claverack. 518-851-2581 www.wondharmacenter.org

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The Shakers' "GREAT STONE BARN" 1859

Visit our website or email us for upcoming events and programs! programs@shakerml.org

Frederic Church’s

OLANA Beth Schneck Photography, bschneckphoto.com

A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK

OLANA.org 518.828.0135

Call Us For Your:

Weddings • Private Charter • Sight-Seeing Cruises Business Functions • Dinner Cruises • Any Special Event

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Antiques } Chatham Center THE WHITE GOOSE


A variety of antiques and collectibles. March—Nov., daily 9am—4pm; Dec.—Feb. by chance or appointment.
 317 Reed Rd. 518-766-3909

} Chatham Village

Fine, fascinating old things are a Columbia County specialty. 
Warren Street, in the city of Hudson, is a 
premiere destination with 50 eclectic emporiums. Antique lovers will think themselves the proverbial “kid in the candy store” as they stroll the city’s main thoroughfare. Don’t forget to make forays into the surrounding towns and countryside, where still more dealers offer fine quality, rare finds, and a warm welcome.

} Copake COPAKE AUCTION, INC.


Specializing in Americana sales and annual specialty auctions, including the antique bicycle auction that is the largest of its kind.
 266 Cty. Rt. 7A. 518-329-1142
 www.copakeauction.com

G LEIBOVITZ RESTORATION


Engages in all manner of expert repair and preservation of fine, period antiques using traditional methods and materials. Repairs are performed with an emphasis on the preservation of the original object, applying the least intrusive approach possible.
 266 Cty. Rt. 7A. 518-329-1933
 www.glrestoration.net

} Hillsdale BROOKSIDE GARDENS ANTIQUES

American and European antique furniture, custom-made furniture from antique wood, and outdoor stone furniture.
 9960 Rt. 22, Hillsdale. 518-325-4420

HILLSDALE BARN ANTIQUES

A single-owner shop featuring American Country Furniture, 19th and 20th C. Folk Art, hooked rugs, quilts, baskets, woodenware, stoneware, and related accessories. We also emphasize original and old painted surfaces and paint decorations. May—October; Sat. and Sun. by appointment.
 10394 State Rt. 22. 518-325-1357 www.hillsdalebarnantiques.com Copake Auction House

ANTIQUES

Hillsdale Barn Antiques

PITKIN CO.

Refinishers and antiques
specializing in antique furniture—all periods and types. Mon.—Fri. 9am—5pm, Sat by appointment.
 14 River St. 518-392-3162 www.pitkincompany.com

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} Hudson HUDSON ANTIQUES & ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION


HAADA represents 40+ businesses in the city of Hudson, NY, which has become widely recognized as a premier antiques and art center in America. Our members feature a wide range

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Photo by Peter Blandori

of antiques, decorative objects, vintage and new clothing, jewelry, home furnishings, and more.
 www.hudsonantiques.net

RIVERFRONT ANTIQUES AND DESIGN CENTER

A community of antiques dealers and designers operating their retail shops under one roof. Customers looking for their next unique find can peruse a huge selection of antiques, contemporary design pieces, custom furniture, artwork, photography, outdoor decor, clothing, accessories, and collectibles among multiple shops. Fri.—Sun. 11am—5pm. 99 South 3rd St., Door 21. www.hudsonradc.com

STAIR GALLERIES—AUCTIONEER AND APPRAISERS


Auction house specializing in estate merchandise, including fine and decorative art, antiques, furniture, and decorations. Monthly auctions.
 549 Warren St. 518-751-1000
 www.stairgalleries.com

} New Lebanon MEISSNER’S AUCTION HOUSE

60-70 antique auctions per year. Every Sat. at 5pm.
 438 Columbia Pike (Rts. 20 & 22). 518-766-5002
 www.meissnersauction.com

MEISSNER’S VICTORIAN HOUSE ANTIQUES A large selection of fine antiques, collectibles and paintings. Wed.Sun. 8am—4pm.
 438 Columbia Pike (Rts 20 & 22). 518-766-5002
 www.meissnersauction.com

} Valatie BEAVER MILL ANTIQUES Features fine antiques for the home, quality collectibles, and exquisite estate jewelry and with over 30 years of experience in the antiques, decorative arts, and estate jewelry fields, they have extensive knowledge in Victorian, Art, Nouveau, Edwardian, and Art Deco eras. Mon., Thurs., Fri. 1pm— 5pm, Sat. 11am—5pm and Sun. 1pm—4pm. 
 3045 Main St. 518-331-5334
 www.beavermillantiques.com

JGA ANTIQUE & COLLECTIBLES A general line of antiques, featuring furniture, estate jewelry, costume jewelry, glassware, fine art, decorative art, linens. Daily 11am—5:30pm.
 3025 Main St. 518-758-6393

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The Arts } Performing Arts ANCRAM OPERA HOUSE
 1330 Cty. Rt. 7. 
518-329-0114 
 www.ancramoperahouse.org BASILICA HUDSON 110 S. Front St., Hudson. 518-822-1050 www.basilicahudson.com BINDLESTIFF FAMILY CIRKUS Hudson. 877-BINDLES
 www.bindlestiff.org

The Hudson River School is a living, breathing, and exuberant presence in Columbia County. The forms and expressions of art create a human and cultural beauty that equals our scenery. Come help us celebrate that reality with performances that will thrill your spirit, museums and galleries 
that will excite your senses—fine art of every kind abounds here.

CLASSIC ON HUDSON
 Performances at the Hudson Opera House www.classicsonhudson.com CLUB HELSINKI HUDSON
 405 Columbia St., Hudson. 
 518-828-4800
 www.helsinkihudson.com COLUMBIA-GREENE COMMUNITY COLLEGE 
 “ARTS CENTER THEATER”
 4400 Rt. 23, Hudson. 518-828-4181
www.sunycgcc.edu THE GHENT BAND Ghent & Kinderhook. July & August. Facebook: The Ghent Band GHENT PLAYHOUSE
 6 Town Hall Pl., Ghent. 518-392-6264
 www.ghentplayhouse.org HRC SHOWCASE THEATRE 
 Hudson. 518-851-2061
 www.hrc-showcasetheatre.com HUDSON HALL 327 Warren St., Hudson. 518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org MAC-HAYDN THEATRE 
 1925 Rt. 203, Chatham. 518-392-9292 www.machaydntheatre.org OMI INTERNATIONAL ARTS CENTER
 The Fields Sculpture Park, Visitors Center and Café 
 1405 Cty. Rt. 22, Ghent. 518-392-4747 www.artomi.org PS21 PERFORMANCE SPACES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
 2980 Rt. 66, Chatham. 518-392-6121 www.ps21chatham.org THE TWO OF US PRODUCTIONS, INC.
 www.thetwoofusproductions.org

Mac-Haydn Theatre

THE ARTS

Art Omi

CLARION CONCERTS IN COLUMBIA COUNTY
 PO Box 43, Copake. 413-644-0007 www.Leafpeeperconcerts.org

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SPENCERTOWN ACADEMY ARTS CENTER
 790 Rt. 203, Spencertown. 
 518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org TACONIC STAGE COMPANY 518-325-1234
 www.TaconicStage.com

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TANNERY POND CONCERTS AT THE MOUNT LEBANON SHAKER VILLAGE 110 Darrow Rd. (off Rt. 20), 
 New Lebanon. 888-820-1696 www.tannerypondconcerts.org THE THEATER BARN 
 654 Rt. 20, New Lebanon. 518-794-8989 www.thetheaterbarn.org TIME & SPACE LIMITED 434 Columbia St., Hudson. 518-822-8100 www.timeandspace.org

TIME & SPACE LIMITED 434 Columbia St., Hudson. 518-822-8448 www.timeandspace.org VALATIE COMMUNITY THEATRE 3031 Main St., Valatie. 518-758-1309
 www.valatietheatre.org

} Visual Arts

UPSTAGE PRODUCTIONS, INC. 
 PO Box 1177, Hudson. 
 www.upstageproductionsinc.org

ART OMI
 The Fields Sculpture Park, Visitors Center and Café. 
 1405 Cty. Rt. 22, Ghent. 518-392-4747
 www.artomi.org

VALATIE COMMUNITY THEATRE 3031 Main St., Valatie. 518-758-1309 www.valatietheatre.org

ART SCHOOL OF COLUMBIA COUNTY
 1198 Rt. 21C, Ghent. 518-672-7140
 www.artschoolofcolumbiacounty.org

WALKING THE DOG THEATER 
 518-610-0909
www.wtdtheater.org

AMERICAN PIE—HALL SPACE GALLERY 
 41 Main St., Chatham. 518-392-6632

} Film

COLUMBIA-GREENE COMMUNITY COLLEGE 
 Alumni Gallery, Belknap Memorial Gallery, Blue Hill Gallery, Foundation Gallery, Kaaterskill Gallery. 
 4400 Rt. 23, Hudson. 518-828-4181 www.sunycgcc.edu

BASILICA HUDSON 
 110 S Front St., Hudson.
 www.basilicahudson.com CRANDELL THEATRE 48 Main St., Chatham.
518-392-3445 www.crandelltheatre.org FILM COLUMBIA FILM FESTIVAL 
 Film festival screening over 40 major studio and independent features, foreign films, documentaries, animation, and meet-the-filmmaker events. 
 Crandell Theatre, 48 Main St., Chatham and locations in Hudson. 518-392-3459 www.filmcolumbia.com PS21 PERFORMANCE SPACES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY 2980 Rt. 66, Chatham. 518-392-6121 www.ps21chatham.org

HOOGS AND CRAWFORD MODERN STUDIO GLASS 2439 Rt. 295, Canaan. 413-212-9404 www.hoogsandcrawford.com HUDSON HALL 327 Warren St., Hudson. 518-822-1438 www.hudsonhall.org JACK SHAINMAN GALLERY: THE SCHOOL
 25 Broad St., Kinderhook. 518-758-1628
www.jackshainman.com JOYCE GOLDSTEIN GALLERY
 19 Central Square, Chatham. 518-764-8989 www.joycegoldsteingallery.com

Celebrating our 50th season of Exciting Professional Musical Theatre in Columbia County! May 24–September 2 Damn Yankees • Funny Girl • Cabaret Mamma Mia! • The Hunchback of Notre Dame The Wedding Singer • Annie

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Photo by Peter Blandori

}The Arts

LABSPACE
 2642 Rt. 23, Hillsdale. 646-567-9681 labspaceart.blogspot.com MILLAY COLONY FOR THE ARTS 
 454 East Hill Rd., Austerlitz. 518-392-3103 www.millaycolony.org NORTH RIVER GALLERY
 34A Main St., Chatham. 518-392-7000 www.northrivergallery.com PARK ROW ART GALLERY 
 2 Park Row, Chatham. 518-392-4800 www.parkrowgallery.com

THE ARTS

SPENCERTOWN ACADEMY ARTS CENTER
 790 Rt. 203, Spencertown. 518-392-3693 www.spencertownacademy.org TACONIC SCULPTURE PARK & GALLERY Gallery of sculptor Roy Kanwit which is visible from the Taconic State Parkway. (Google Mr. Kanwit for more information).
 Stever Hill Rd., Spencertown. 518-392-5757 THOMPSON GIROUX GALLERY
 57 Main St., Chatham. 518-392-3336 www.thompsongirouxgallery.com

} City of Hudson 510 WARREN ST. GALLERY
 510 Warren St. 518-822-0510 www.510warrenstgallery.com BASILICA HUDSON 
 110 S. Front St.
 www.basilicahudson.com BCB ART
 116 Warren St. 518-828-4539
 www.BCBART.com CALDWELL GALLERY HUDSON
 355 Warren St. 800-331-1278

 www.caldwellgalleryhudson.com

GALERIE GRIS
 621 Warren St. 
Facebook: Galerie Gris THE GALLERY AT TK HOME & GARDEN 
 441 Warren St. 518-679-0909
 www.tkhomeandgarden.com HUDSON ANTIQUES & ART DEALERS ASSOCIATION www.hudsonantiques.net HUDSON HALL 327 Warren St. 518-822-1438
 www.hudsonhall.org INCIDENT REPORT—VIEWING STATION
 348 Warren St. 
 www.incidentreport.info J. DAMIANI GALLERY 
 237 Warren St. 518-828-5490
 www.jdamianigallery.com JEFF BAILEY GALLERY
 127 Warren St. 518-828-6680
 www.baileygallery.com JOHN DAVIS GALLERY 
 362 1/2 Warren St. 518-828-5907
 www.johndavisgallery.com LIMNER GALLERY 
 123 Warren St. 518-828-2343
 www.limnergallery.com ORNAMENTUM
 506 Warren St. 518-671-6770
 www.ornamentumgallery.com PETER JUNG FINE ART 
 512 Warren St. 518-755-4350 
 www.peterjungfineart.com RIVERFRONT ANTIQUES AND DESIGN CENTER
 99 South 3rd St., Door 21.
 www.hudsonradc.com SEPTEMBER GALLERY 449 Warren St. 518-822-1333 www.septembergallery.com

CARRIE HADDAD GALLERY 
 622 Warren St. 518-828-1915
 www.carriehaddadgallery.com

TERENCHIN
 339 Warren St. 518-828-0508
 www.terenchin.com

CONCEPTO HUDSON
 741 Warren St. 347-207-2503

 www.conceptohudson.com

TOM SWOPE GALLERY
 307 Warren St. 518-828-4399
 www.tomswope.com

DAVIS ORTON GALLERY
 114 Warren St. 518-567-4056
 www.davisortongallery.com

VALLEY VARIETY
 705 Warren St. 518-828-0033
 www.valleyvariety.com

FRG OBJECTS & DESIGN / ART 217 Warren St., 2nd Floor
 646-483-9109 
 www.frgdesignart.com

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VOLKMAN STUDIO
 258 Warren St. 917-685-9831
 www.volkmannimages.com

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Accommodations } Ancramdale POP’S CABIN 


Upscale vacation log home with two bedrooms located on a road less traveled. 128 Skyline Rd. 518-329-4889 
 www.popscabin.com

} Austerlitz

Relax in Columbia County and find your inner peace. Let yourself be pampered with a wide variety of lodging choices. After a day of adventure, whether it’s on the trails and slopes or in the boutiques and on the streets, there are charming bed and breakfasts, rustic farm lodgings, country inns loaded with amenities, and historic homes to cater to your needs. Columbia County prides itself on first-class hospitality, artfully delivered. Come stay a while.

} Canaan BERKSHIRE TRAVEL LODGE 


Close proximity to many recreational and historic sites. Situated just off Exit B3 of the New York State Thruway. 
 12703 Rt. 22. 518-781-4432
 www.berkshiretravellodge.com

} Craryville THE LITTLE HOUSE

Nestled on 35 acres alongside a colonial home surrounded by countryside. Enjoy the quiet solitude with views of the forest, gardens, and pastoral lawns. A cottage charm with antique furniture, perfect for a romantic getaway.
 1569 Cty. Rt. 27. 518-929-0140 
 www.thelittlehouse.biz

} Chatham CHATHAM TRAVEL LODGE 


Located halfway between Chatham and East Chatham, with fantastic views and conveniently close to many attractions. 
 598 Rt. 295. 518-392-4066
 www.chathamtravellodge.com

} Claverack 1805 HOUSE

Set on 100 acres of natural beauty, this historic eyebrow Colonial home offers a quiet, pastoral getaway conveniently situated between the Berkshire and Catskill mountains.
 775 Snydertown Rd. 800-980-7948 www.1805House.com

ELM TREE MOTEL 


The Croff House

ACCOMMODATIONS

Mount Merino Manor

GUESTS GARDEN 


Only the owner shares 7 spectacular acres with swimming pond, lily pond, streams, gardens, views. 550 sq. ft. Studio, kitchen, and bath. Tranquil, beautiful, close to it all. Call for best rates. 300 West Hill Rd. 518-392-2340 www.guestsgarden.com

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Excellent views of the rolling farmland of Columbia County. Close proximity to many recreational and historic sites.
 1384 Rt. 23. 518-851-9192
 www.elmtreemotel.com

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The Barn at Copake Lake

SUGAR MAPLE SUITE

A guest suite offering stylish comfort with a private entrance, bedroom, living room/dining area/ kitchenette and bathroom all within a rural setting. Guests may enjoy the beautiful pool, garden, and hilltop gazebo. With a queen-sized sleeper sofa, the suite can accommodate up to four people. 
 67 Cty. Rt. 27B. 518-851-3877
 www.sugarmaplesuite.com

THYME IN THE COUNTRY B&B

Enjoy top notch comfort in a unique eco-paradise while indulging on fantastic homemade, home-grown breakfasts. Outside gorgeous grounds allow guests to hike, swim, or just laze under a tree. Rooms are designed for relaxation and peace. Wood fires in the winter, camp fires in the summer. Perfect place to recharge any time of year.
 671 Fish & Game Rd. 518-672-5623

 www.thymeinthecountrybandb.com

}Copake THE BARN AT COPAKE LAKE 


A charming converted barn awaits your escape. This lovely country barn dates back to the 1800s and sits on 4 acres of land with plenty of trees, woods and grass to provide you with a scenic and peaceful retreat. 192 Lakeview Dr. 800-454-1490 x114

 www.thebarnatcopakelake.com

JOHANNA’S MOTEL 


Large, comfortable rooms and a scenic location await guests at this conveniently located motel.
 7519 Rt. 22. 518-329-3000

} East Chatham THE GRANT HOUSE

Come enjoy comfortable accommodations for leisure and business travelers in a spacious two-room suite.
 3367 Cty. Rt. 9. 518-392-4433

THE INN AT SILVER MAPLE FARM 


Relax in an elegant Shaker-inspired inn among the Berkshire foothills, just minutes to Tanglewood, antiquing, fine dining, theater, local farms, hiking, and skiing. Full country breakfast served daily.
 1871 State Rt. 295. 518-781-3600
 www.silvermaplefarm.com

} Germantown CENTRAL HOUSE 


Central House is an 1876 Rockefeller-built hotel. It boasts 6 estate rooms, all private baths with flat screen TVs, WiFi, queen size beds by Serta, and decor of the period! Close to the Berkshires and Catskill Mountain ski resorts and all the Hudson Valley has to offer!
 220 Main St. 518-537-7722 www.centralhousehotelinn.com

} Ghent THE FARMSTAY AT KINDERHOOK FARM 


Offering visitors a unique opportunity to stay in a restored barn on a beautiful, 1,200-acre working farm. Rustic, elegant, loft-like accommodations with full kitchen.
 1958 Cty. Rt. 21. 518-929-3075
 www.kinderhookfarmstay.com

} Hillsdale HOLIDAY HOUSE MOTEL 


Conveniently located at the foot of the Berkshires near wonderful antiques shops, golf courses, skiing, and hiking trails.
 2871 State Rt. 23. 518-325-3030
 www.holidayhousemotel.com

INN AT GREEN RIVER

A pastoral setting surrounds this elegant Select Registry member inn. 7 romantic guestrooms, featuring fireplaces, Jacuzzis, cable TV, and free WiFi. Grand gourmet breakfast served, described as a “feast” by The New York Times.
 9 Nobletown Rd. 518-325-7248 
 www.innatgreenriver.com www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Tiger House

SILVANUS LODGE 


“Cool, clean, comfortable...and FUN” describes what guests can look forward to. Great location for the outdoor enthusiast!
 9350 Rt. 22. 518-325-3000
 www.silvanuslodge.com

ACCOMMODATIONS

SWISS HUTTE RESTAURANT & LODGING

Charming country inn with a European flair. Full-service restaurant, pool, tennis, and skiing within walking distance. 
 3290 Rt. 23. 518-325-3333 www.swisshutte.com

} Hudson 26 WARREN B&B 


Not Grandma’s BnB! Built in 1810, this is one of the few remaining proprietors’ homes in the historic Hudson district. Spacious, comfortable, gracious with eclectically furnished rooms and seriously delicious 3-course breakfasts. Cool hosts too!
 26 Warren St. 661-927-7362
 www.26warren.com

320 STATE STREET 


A complete floor of an 1890 Queen Anne Victorian. Private front and back entrance with full amenities.
 320 State St. 323-309-8591 www.320state.com

THE BARLOW

Located in the heart of downtown Hudson, The Barlow blends modern amenities today’s traveler demands with the charm of the city’s historic architecture. All 16 guest rooms and suites feature contemporary bathrooms and fully appointed bedrooms including multi-jet spa showers, complimentary DirecTV, electric fireplaces, individual climate controls, Keurig coffeemakers with a variety of complimentary K-cups and in-room refrigerators. In addition all guests have complimentary use of the hotel’s state-of-the-art fitness center, complimentary Wifi, and spacious lobby. The Barlow is both pet friendly and wheelchair accessible. Each guest room includes complimentary 18

parking during the guests’ stay and daily housekeeping.
 542 Warren St. 518-828-2100
 www.thebarlowhotel.com

BATTERBY HOUSE

Formerly The Country Squire B&B. Located in Historic Downtown Hudson. Interior is spacious, room palettes relaxing, furnishings are sophisticated but comfortable, all in a restored Victorian rich in detail. Convenient to Amtrak.
 251 Allen St. 518-822-9229
 www.batterbyhousehudson.com

THE CROFF HOUSE 


Conveniently located just a few minutes’ walk to Warren Street, the inn blends the personalized service of a boutique hotel with all that today’s traveler requires in a home of historic charm and modern furnishings. Multi-jet spa showers, renowned 3-course gourmet breakfasts, luxury bedding and comfortable setting create the perfect environment for guests to relax and unwind. Spacious common areas both inside and outside offer guests the opportunity to enjoy all the inn has to offer. Complimentary Wifi, 32” plasma televisions with DirecTV and AppleTV are just a handful of the amenities available to all guests of the Croff House.
 5 Willard Pl. 518-828-1688
 www.thecroffhouse.com

HUDSON B&B

A magically renovated Federal gem offering highly personalized accommodations with three spacious rooms each with a private bath, cable TV, wireless, AC, and breakfast. Within easy walking distance of Amtrak, shopping, dining, and entertainment. The three resident felines, Fred, Ethyl, and Spike, welcome children ages 10 and older. Enjoy a relaxing, restful and fun-filled retreat in the magnificent upper Hudson Valley.
 136 Union St. 518-929-6199
 www.HudsonBandB.com

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Every comfort pre-thought. Every luxury provided. 5 Willard Place Hudson, NY 518-828-1688 TheCroffHouse.com

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THE HUDSON GUEST HOUSE An intimate B&B of three spacious suites, ideally located on Warren Street, and furnished with antiques, king-sized beds, gas fireplaces, and includes a European continental breakfast. 550 Warren St. 518-828-1786 www.thehudsonguesthouse.com

ACCOMMODATIONS

THE HUDSON MILLINER A 19th-century building combining vintage and industrial aspects, the four large suites transport you to the present with an ageless luxury that gives a nod to Hudson’s historic past. Amenities include high-speed internet, AC, and full kitchens. Centrally located among the shops and restaurants and within walking distance from the train station. 415 Warren St. 917-930-4302
 www.thehudsonmilliner.com

THE INN AT 34 A luxury B&B in a flawlessly restored 1830s home. Four guest rooms furnished with period furniture and art. Organic ingredients, expertly prepared and beautifully presented for breakfast each morning. 34 S. Second St. 888-279-0365 www.innat34.com

THE INN AT CA’MEA Their legendary home-style hospitality is now available throughout three equally beautiful buildings in Hudson. Whether you book into the 18thcentury Federal Landmarked jewel, their early 20th-century Craftsman with its welcoming rocking chair porch, or their newly renovated Victorian mansion bed and breakfast, you will find an impeccably restored suite, many with private baths.
 333 Warren St. 518-303-6650
 www.innatcamea.com

MOUNT MERINO MANOR Experience the gracious hospitality of a luxury bed & breakfast with 20

The Barlow

The Van Schaack House

HUDSON CITY B&B

This 1865 Second Empire house offers fine accommodations in varying degrees of charm and amenities, filled with period antiques and charming nooks for quiet reading. All in the Historic Hudson district. 
 326 Allen St. 518-822-8044
 www.hudsoncitybnb.com

Catskill Mountain views. Romantic guestrooms offer whirlpool tubs, spa showers, beautiful linens, all modern conveniences, travel amenities, and a full gourmet breakfast.
 4317 Rt. 23. 518-828-5583
 www.mountmerinomanor.com

RIVERTOWN GUEST HOUSE
 This historic Italianate Victorian was lovingly restored in 2015 with respect to the original structures and mindful additions of comfort of the today’s luxuries. The home includes two apartments, a spacious garden/courtyard, and private parking, just two blocks from bustling Warren Street.
 245 Allen St. 917-588-5575
 www.rivertownguesthouse.com

RIVERTOWN LODGE
 A retro-cool, two-story 1920s building originally conceived as a movie theater features a cozy, updated version of early Americana, with wood plank floors, a library and a mix of vintage and refined custombuilt furniture pieces.
 731 Warren St. 518-512-0954
 www.rivertownlodge.com

ST. CHARLES HOTEL 
 Visit 150 years of charm and history at the newly renovated St. Charles Hotel, where unsurpassed value and first-class amenities are combined with old-world elegance and friendly service.
 16-18 Park Pl. 518-822-9900
 www.stcharleshotel.com

TIGER HOUSE More like a Boutique Hotel than a Bed & Breakfast, Tiger House was ranked #1 Hotel/BnB in Hudson, NY, by Time Out NY 2016. We are centrally located in the most elegant and historic neighborhood of Hudson; just steps away from popular nightlife and cultural destinations, as well as an easy walk to the Amtrak station. We offer 5 large guest rooms with en-suite baths as well as a bar, library, dining room, solarium, and private walled garden. Breakfast, cable TV, and WiFi are all included.
 317 Allen St. 518-828-1321
 www.tigerhousehudson.com

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An Eco-Friendly Bed & Breakfast In the Heart of the Hudson Valley

Thyme in the Country Bed & Breakfast 671 Fish and Game Road • Hudson, NY 12534 518-672-5623 or 518-672-6166

USA Today said “Nature-loving couples will bond at this scenic Northeast gem” and The NY Times termed the breakfasts “feasts.” Hillsdale, NY | 518-325-7248 | www.innatgreenriver.com

AMAZING HOMES WITH GREAT VIEWS just 2 hours away from NYC on Amtrak beachandbartolo.com

518-392-2700 www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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The Wick

ACCOMMODATIONS

WESTCOTT HOUSE B&B

Relax in this 1866 brick Italianate townhouse less than a block off Warren Street. Enjoy beautiful midcentury Italian and American antiques and the owner’s art collection scattered through the public space and the three lovely bedrooms. Each with fireplace, en suite bath, queen bed, Smart TVs and WiFi, full set of toiletries, hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Gourmet breakfast with lots of homemade goodies and locally sourced ingredients.
 24 N. 5th St. 518-828-2803
 www.westcotthousebandb.com

THE WICK

A new full-service boutique property featuring 55 guest rooms, two meeting spaces, and on-site amenities; just one block from the Amtrak train station. 41 Cross St. 833-843-9425 www.thewickhotel.com

WM. FARMER AND SONS

An intimate 10-room hotel located in the heart of historic Hudson. Known for our eclectic charm and comfort, this 1830s inn also features a brand new restaurant and bar as well as a full-service coffee shop. Authentic farm-totable cuisine and craft cocktails served up daily.
 20 S. Front St. 518-828-1635
 www.wmfarmerandsons.com

} Kinderhook BLUE SPRUCE INN & SUITES

Family-operated establishment for more than 40 years. Located in the historic town of Kinderhook, amid

HUDSON AREA LODGING

the apple orchards with views of the Catskills.
 3093 Rt. 9, Valatie. 518-758-9711 www.bluespruceinnsuites.com

MILE HILL B&B

1852 Colonial Farmhouse with European flair. Grounds offer a parklike setting with wildlife and gardens, pool, WiFi and country roads to enjoy running, walking or cycling.
 2461 Cty. Rt. 21. 917-691-8757 www.milehillbandb.com

THE VAN SCHAACK HOUSE

Built in 1785, refurbished to the original Dutch architecture with a Victorian-style décor, providing elegant accommodations in the historic village of Kinderhook.
 20 Broad St. 518-758-6118
 www.vanschaackhouse.com

} New Lebanon HITCHCOCK HOUSE

Restored 1797 Shaker-built house utilizing green energy and offering WiFi. House sits on 123 acres with ponds, meadows, mountain trails and gardens. A “green” house with solar hot water and photovoltaic electricity.
 14163 Rt. 22. 518-794-8826
 www.hitchcockhousebb.com

THE INN AT SHAKER MILL FARM

An 1824 Shaker stone mill converted into a country inn. Dedicated to the joys of gentle leisure; built alongside a stream and a waterfall. A retreat destination for people and groups of all types.
 40 Cherry Ln. (off Rt. 22), 518-794-9345
 www.shakermillfalls.com

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RED ROBIN SONG GUEST HOUSE 
 A three-guestroom bed and breakfast located on 85 acres in the hills of the New York side of the Berkshires. Offering many outdoor activities such as hiking/snowshoeing trails. Vegan breakfast.
 94 Schoolhouse Rd., West Lebanon. 518-794-0186
 www.redrobinsongguesthouse.com

SHAKER MEADOWS A 1790s farmhouse with 6 bedrooms sleeps 12, great for reunions and groups. A separate building offers 3 private suites with kitchens, decks, and sitting areas. On 50 acres with meadows, trails, and a pond. 14209 Rt. 22. 518-794-9385
 www.shakermeadows.com

} Niverville ANGEL WING HOLLOW B&B A restored 1888 Victorian where guests enjoy two large rooms with queen-size beds and private baths. Just minutes from historic attractions and country farm markets.
 898 Main St. (Cty. Rt. 28). 518-784-2989
 www.angelwinghollowbb.com

} Old Chatham BERKSHIRE COUNTRY ESTATE
 A premier vacation destination with classic Berkshire/Hudson Valley charm. Enjoy year-round vacations on the 60-acre estate situated on the Old Chatham Hunt Club trails.12,000-sq.-ft. brick Georgian home with in-ground pool, ponds, 6 bedrooms 5 baths, 5 fireplaces, library, office/studio, maid/nanny quarters, finished attic which sleeps 6 to 8. 3 story party barn with ping pong, darts, canoe, and much more.
 Rock City Rd. 518-392-8599 www.berkshirecountryinn.com

} West Taghkanic CHANGING TIMES-BOUTIQUE COUNTRY LODGING Come experience Hudson’s country-side! Enjoy rustic charm and luxurious beds at comfortable rates that include a delicious breakfast all at an easy central location close to Hudson. We have the perfect room for solo adventurers, couples, families, friends preferring two beds and our separate Garden Suite is pet friendly. With reduced mid-week rates starting at $125, Changing Times is a great choice for business and savvy retires.



624 Old Rt. 82, (1/2 mile north of TSP). 518-851-3510
 www.changingtimeslodging.com

TAGHKANIC MOTEL 
 A genuine rural setting remote from urban daily life to rest and refresh yourself during any time of the year. West Taghkanic is a short drive from Rip Van Wrinkle Bridge and the Catskill Mountains; Hudson, known for antiques treasures and numerous shops; and Lake Taghkanic State Park, named as one of the top 100 campgrounds in the United States. For hunters, the surrounding state park lands offer a thrilling experience of being surrounded by true hunting grounds.
 1011 Rt. 82., Ancram. 518-851-9006
 www.taghkanicmotel.com

} Retreat SUN FARM RETREAT 
 A unique retreat in an art and nature sanctuary for the enjoyment of outdoor activities and spiritual practices.
 465 Snydertown Rd. 212-877-8310 www.sky-spirals.org/lodging

THE RETREAT AT ART OMI MEETING & CONFERENCE CENTER Host receptions, performances, or meetings at the stunning Charles B. Benenson Visitors Center, Café and Reception area, schedule magical outdoor events or weddings in The Fields Sculpture Park, or retreat to the three buildings—featuring a federal farmhouse with full kitchen, 20 bedrooms, living room, dining room, library, and communal space—overlooking the Hudson Valley. Omi, on its private 300-acre site, is available for group getaways, business meetings, special events, and retreats. Seasonal: Thanksgiving—March 15. Contact: theretreat@artomi.org.
 59 Letter S. Rd., Ghent. www.artomi.org

WON DHARMA CENTER Enjoy captivating views of the Catskill Mountains while hiking one of our trails on the 426-acre property. Daily meditation, weekly dharma service, and moving mediation (yoga) classes are ongoing. Site is available year-round with accommodations for over 50. Available for group retreats, corporate off-site and self-retreats. Delicious vegetarian meals available for those on retreat. 361 Rt. 23, Claverack. 518-851-2581 www.wondharmacenter.org www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Camp Waubeeka Family Campgrounds

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CAMPGROUNDS

AUSTERLITZ FOX HILL CAMPING AREA 518-392-3714

603 Rt. 203 May—Oct. Spencertown, NY 12165

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WOODLAND HILLS CAMPGROUND 518-392-3557 www.whcg.net

May—Oct. 386 Fog Hill Rd. Free Wi-Fi, Austerlitz, NY 12017 Themed (3 miles from B3 on I-90) Weekends

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COPAKE CAMP WAUBEEKA FAMILY CAMPGROUND 518-329-4681 www.campwaubeeka.com

133 Farm Rd. Copake, NY 12516

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COPAKE CAMPING RESORT 518-329-2811 www.copakecampingresort.com

2236 Cty. Rt. 7 Copake, NY 12516

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TACONIC STATE PARK 518-329-3993 www.nysparks.com

State Rt. 344 Copake Falls, NY 12517

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GALLATIN LAKE TAGHKANIC STATE PARK 518-851-3631 www.nysparks.com KINDERHOOK STONE’S RV PARK 518-784-4805 LIVINGSTON BROOK N WOOD FAMILY CAMPGROUND 888-625-3186 www.brooknwood.com

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Family Activities

Play together, the Columbia County way: touring a museum where you’ll learn all about firefighting, climb through the forest, explore the various conservation areas, or wander through a sculpture park. The area abounds in wonderful spots to unwind, swim, and picnic after the day’s main attraction, whether it’s a relaxing Hudson River cruise or a ropes course. See additional childorientated activities in the Outdoor Recreation section.

CATAMOUNT ADVENTURE PARK
 An aerial forest adventure with 12 courses, including 50 zip lines. 170 tree platforms are connected by bridges configured of cable, wood, and rope. For ages 7 to adult. Group discounts. Open spring, summer and fall. Catamount Ski Area, 78 Catamount Rd., Hillsdale. 518-325-3200
 www.catamounttrees.com

CATAMOUNT SKI AREA 
 33 Trails, three terrain parks, 1,000-ft. vertical drop, 128 acres of terrain; six lifts, including summit quad, novice triple, two Wonder Carpets. Private and group lessons, rentals, night skiing, children’s lessons, and child care. 98% snowmaking.
 78 Catamount Rd., Hillsdale. 518-325-3200
 www.catamountski.com (For snow conditions: 800-342-1840)

CHATHAM SKATE PARK
 2,500-sq.-ft. concrete skate park free and open to the public, dawn till dusk, weather permitting. Rules of use posted on website. 2940 Rt. 66, Chatham. 518-392-0337 www.crellinpark.org

CLUBLIFE SPORTS ZONE


Lebanon Valley Speedway

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Lake Taghkanic State Park

ART OMI With 120+ acres of groomed trails for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, mountain bike riding, hiking, birdwatching, and more. The park is also home to nearly 80 works of internationally recognized contemporary sculpture for free viewing. Education Omi provides arts-based workshops and camps for children and young adults.
 1405 Cty. Rt. 22, Ghent. 518-392-4747 www.artomi.org

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23,000-sq.-ft. indoor 3D Trampoline Park suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Combining sports, fitness, and entertainment all under one roof. It creates an exciting new facility for the entire family to enjoy together or individually. Basketball, dodge ball and kiddie area with group fitness classes and jump parties (birthdays, graduations, corporate events).
 3143 Rt. 9, Valatie.
 518-618-3789 www.clublifesports.com

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COLUMBIA COUNTY FAIR


One of the oldest fairs in the country, featuring full midway, nightly grandstand entertainment including demolition derbies, national rodeo, and national country singing stars, volunteer firefighters parade, daily animal shows. Six days starting Wednesday through Labor Day. 182 Hudson Ave., Chatham. 518-392-2121 www.columbiafair.com

COLUMBIA LAND CONSERVANCY’S CONSERVATION AREAS


Located throughout Columbia County, the CLC’s 11 conservation areas allows you and your family to explore different habitats. From seeing turtles climbing out of the pond to hiking and snowshoeing to bird watching. They even have their own version of Britian’s Letterboxing called Nature Quest. Their website has all the details for a fun day for the family. 
 CLC office: 49 Main St., Chatham. 518-392-5252 www.clctrust.org

FASNY MUSEUM OF FIREFIGHTING

With over 60 pieces of apparatus on exhibit, whether you’re a firefighter, a student of history, or a family looking for a fun and educational day trip, you will not want to miss America’s interactive museum of firefighting. Activities for families include creative play on selected fire engines, many hands-on exhibits and a Discovery Room. 117 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson. 518-822-1875 www.fasnyfiremuseum.com

HARLEM VALLEY RAIL TRAIL


A paved bicycle/pedestrian path built on the old railroad bed that connected New York City, the Harlem Valley, and Chatham.
 Access: Undermountain Rd.(off Rt. 22), Ancram; Valley View Rd., Copake; Taconic State Park Entrance, Copake Falls; Anthony St. to Black Grocery Rd., Hillsdale.
518-789-9591 www.hvrt.org

HUDSON CRUISES, INC.


Offers dining, dancing, and scenic cruises. Hudson Athens Ferry, Fri. and Sat. evenings 5—10:30pm.
 Waterfront Park, Ferry St., Hudson. 518-822-1014 www.hudsoncruises.com

LAKE TAGHKANIC STATE PARK


Open year round. Swimming, Camping season: May—Oct. Entry fee Memorial Day—Labor Day. Located one mile south of the Rt.

82 interchange with the Taconic State Pkwy.
 1528 Rt. 82, Ancram. 518-851-3631 www.nysparks.com

LEBANON VALLEY DRAGWAY
 NHRA-sanctioned drag racing Apr.—Oct. 
 1746 Rt. 20, West Lebanon. 
 518-794-7130 www.dragway.com

LEBANON VALLEY SPEEDWAY DIRT-sanctioned stock car racing. Saturdays mid-April—Sept. Call for mid-week special events July—Aug.
 1746 Rt. 20, West Lebanon. 
 518-794-9606 www.lebanonvalley.com

MILL CREEK BOARDWALK
 Lewis A. Swyer Preserve.
 Rt. 9J, Stuyvesant.

MUD CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER 


1024 Rt. 66, Ghent. 518-828-4386 www.ccswcd.org

OLD CHATHAM TENNIS CLUB
 Two hard courts, one HarTru. Open fall, winter and spring, hourly rates available.
 105 Cty. Rt. 13, Old Chatham. 
 518-392-7966 
 www.oldchathamtennis.com

RHEINSTROM HILL AUDUBON SANCTUARY AND CENTER Open dawn—dusk daily. 
 225 Cambridge Rd., Craryville. 518-325-5203 
 ny.audubon.org/rheinstrom-hill

STONYKILL DISC GOLF COURSE
 18-hole disc golf course free and open to the public year round.
 Behind the Chatham Town Hall, 488 Rt. 295, Chatham. 518-392-0337 Facebook: Stonykill Disc Golf Course or www.discap.net

TACONIC STATE PARK
 Swimming, camping season: midMay—Nov. (cabin rentals extended for hunters). Open year round. Entry fee Memorial Day—Labor Day.
 253 Rt. 344, Copake Falls. 518-329-3993 www.nysparks.com

WILSON M. POWELL WILDLIFE SANCTUARY 
 Bird watching and hiking.
 Hunt Club Rd., off Cty. Rt. 13, 
 Old Chatham.
 www.alandevoebirdclub.org www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Outdoor Activities } Discovery Flights / Ballooning RICHMOR AVIATION, INC.


Discovery flights and largest flight school in the Northeast along with aircraft management, maintenance, and charter. 
 Columbia County Airport, Ghent. 
518-828-9461 www.richmor.com

Bicycle along country roads past scenic farmscapes. Drop a kayak in the mighty Hudson. Venture out onto a wooded trail, on foot or horseback. Take to the skies in a hot air balloon. Ski crisp powder. Whatever your idea of a wonderful time in the fresh air, we can provide the gear, the expertise and the scenic backdrops that put the “great” in Great Outdoors.

} Bicycling/Mountain Biking (SEE PARKS, PRESERVES & OTHER OPEN SPACES)

BASH BISH BICYCLES 


A full-service bicycle store providing superior customer service, products, and information to all types of cyclists. Bicycle sales, repairs, service, and bicycle rentals. Seasonal. 247 Rt. 344, Copake Falls. 518-329-4962 www.bashbishbicycle.com

GOTHAM BICYCLE TOURS


See the beauty of the Hudson Valley on our 3-day bicycle and camping tours, all accessible from mass transit. Take the train with your bike, then ride on a rail trail and low traffic roads through the spectacular scenery surrounding Copake Falls. All tours are under $400 and are 100% accessible to Metro-North Railroad. No car required! 917-748-1119 www.gothambiketours.com

GREAT FREEDOM ADVENTURES


Columbia Land Conservancy

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

Hudson Cruises, Inc

BALLOON NY

Have you always dreamed of taking a hot air balloon ride— floating peacefully across the landscape? If so, let us make your dream come true. Columbia County Airport, Ghent. 607-435-9839 www.balloonny.com

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Discover the diverse beauty and rich culture of the Hudson Valley National Heritage Area by bicycle. Tours include cycling on quiet country roads, fine inns, world-class restaurants, vineyard wine tastings, river cruises, preeminent historic sites, riverside mansions, scenic walks, and more. Group tours, private trips and corporate events.
 877-545-1864 www.greatfreedomadventures.com/ new-york-bike-tours.html

STEINER’S SPORTS

Ski, bike, and kayak equipment sales and service. Bicycle rentals: Trek 7.2 FX bicycles, both men’s and women’s are available for $35 a day and $60 for a weekend. 301 Warren St., Hudson. 518-828-5063 www.steinersskibike.com

FIND OUR FRIENDS ON FACEBOOK


VELO DOMESTIQUE BICYCLE SHOP Professional, prompt sales and service for all bicycles, recumbents and hand cycles, and custom wheel building. We also offer a full selection of bicycles and accessories. Bicycle rentals available. 437 Rt. 295, Chatham. 518-392-3010 www.velodomestique.com

} Boat Cruises HUDSON CRUISES, INC.
 Offers dining, dancing, and scenic cruises. Hudson Athens Ferry, Friday and Saturday evenings 5pm-10:30pm.
 Waterfront Park, Ferry St., Hudson.
888-804-9716 www.hudsoncruises.com

} Boat Launch Sites (SEE PARKS, PRESERVES & OTHER OPEN SPACES)

COPAKE LAKE


} Cross-Country Skiing/ Downhill Skiing/ Snowboarding/Snowshoeing (SEE PARKS, PRESERVES & OTHER OPEN SPACES)

ART OMI Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the Fields Sculpture Park.
 1405 Cty. Rt. 22, Ghent. 518-392-4747
www.artomi.org

CATAMOUNT SKI AREA


78 Catamount Rd., Hillsdale. 
 800-342-1840 / 518-325-3200 
 www.catamountski.com

COPAKE COUNTRY CLUB 
 Rentals available and groomed trails.
 44 Golf Course Rd., off Cty. Rt. 11, Copake. 518-325-4338
 www.copakecountryclub.com

} Golfing COPAKE COUNTRY CLUB 18-hole golf course on the shores of Copake Lake. 44 Golf Course Rd., Copake. 518-325-4338 www.copakecountryclub.com

Cty. Rt. 7, Copake.

MEADOWGREENS GOLF COURSE

HUDSON RIVER 


9-hole golf course.
 1238 Rt. 9H, Ghent. 518-828-0663

• Front St., Hudson. 
 • Off Cty. Rt. 35A, Germantown.
 • Station Rd., Columbiaville. (Small boats only, high tide recommended)

KINDERHOOK LAKE
 (Car top boats w/electric motors only) Cty. Rt. 28, Kinderhook.

QUEECHY LAKE (Car top only) 
 Cty. Rt. 30, Canaan.

START TO FINISH GOLF ACADEMY @ NEW YORK GOLF PARK
 PGA instruction, public driving range, miniature golf course and batting cages. Junior golf camps and player development programs. Equipment (clubs) available for free. Sunrise to sunset. April–Oct 31. 
 5490 Rts. 23 & 9H Hudson (Claverack). 855-467-9464 www.nygolfpark.com

BIODYNAMIC ® FARM WALDORF SCHOOL FARM STORE ORGANIC CSA FESTIVALS FARM TOURS SUMMER CAMPS + MORE! V I S I T H AW T H O R N E VA L L E Y.O RG www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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STONYKILL DISC GOLF COURSE


18-hole disc golf course free and open to the public year round. Behind the Chatham Town Hall, 488 Rt. 295, Chatham. 518-392-0337 Facebook: Stonykill Disc Golf Course or www.discap.net

UNDERMOUNTAIN GOLF COURSE, INC

9-hole executive yardage course with alternate tees for the back nine.
 274 Undermountian Rd., Ancram. 518-329-4444 
 www.undermountaingolf.com

WINDING BROOK COUNTRY CLUB

18-hole thoughtfully designed championship golf course. 2839 Rt. 203, Valatie. 518-758-7054
 www.windingbrookcountryclub.com

} Hunting & Trapping (SEE PARKS, PRESERVES & OTHER OPEN SPACES)

HOUTALINGS ISLAND*


OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

(Boat access only) Hudson River

LIDO’S 2 WILDLIFE PRESERVE AREA 


Private and public hunts on 1000 acres devoted to hunting duck, deer, and turkey. Also, members can trout fish and camp out on the club property.
 152 Berkshire Rd. (off Cty. 11), Taghkanic. 518-329-5643
 www.lidos2huntingpreserve.com

NORTHEAST WHITETAIL


} Parks, Preserves & Other Open Spaces B: BICYCLING/MOUNTAIN BIKING BL: BOAT LAUNCH SITES BW: BIRD WATCHING** SK: CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING/ DOWNHILL SKIING/ SNOWBOARDING/ SNOWSHOEING HK: HIKING HT: HUNTING & TRAPPING C: SANCTUARIES/PRESERVES/ GARDENS/CONSERVATION AREAS SM: SNOWMOBILE TRAILS/AREAS SW: SWIMMING Free land use unless otherwise stated.

ART OMI

Groomed trails and skate skiing lanes. 1405 Cty. Rt. 22, Ghent. 518-392-4747 www.artomi.org 


BW, C, HK, SK

BEEBE HILL STATE FOREST*


Cty. Rt. 5, Austerlitz.
B, BW, SK,

HK, HT, SM

BORDEN’S POND CONSERVATION AREA+


1628 Rt. 203, Ghent.


BW, C, HK, SK

CLERMONT STATE HISTORIC SITE ¡

1 Clermont Ave., Off Rt. 9G, Clermont. 
518-537-4240 www.nysparks.com 
BW, C, HK, HT (Special Permit Only), SK

CRELLIN COMMUNITY PARK


A guided hunt experience.
 Elizaville. 862-219-3886 (for Pete) or 914-319-6635 (for Mario) www.northeastwhitetail.com

Rt. 66, Chatham. www.crellinpark.org

QUALITY ADVENTURES, INC.


653 Cty. Rt. 3, Ancram. 


Guided hunting trips conducted on private lands with exclusive hunting rights to the properties. Ground blinds are available for our turkey hunts and for deer hunters who prefer to hunt from the ground.
 Stottville. 518-822-9353
 www.qualityadventuresinc.com

STOCKPORT WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA

357 acres of fields, forested upland, tidal forested wetlands, tidal marsh, and small areas of freshwater wetlands. Rod and Gun Rd., Stockport. 518-357-2234 www.dec.ny.gov

STUYVESANT OUTDOOR ADVENTURES


With over 3,000 well-managed acres, they offer guided hunts for white-tailed deer, turkey, pheasant, waterfowl, coyote, and small game. They have designated over 500 acres to their Upland Bird Shooting Preserve planted with a variety of bird-friendly habitat species.
 518-929-0137 www.stuyvesantoutdoor.com 30

BW, HK, SK, SW

DROWNED LAND SWAMP 
 CONSERVATION AREA+


BW, C, HK, SK

KINDERHOOK DUTCH FARMING HERITAGE TRAIL 


Rt. 9H (behind Luykas Van Alen House) www.nps.gov/mava/planyourvisit/ upload/Dutch-Farm-Link-Trail.pdf

HK, SK

FREUND WILDLIFE SANCTUARY 


Pitt Rd., Old Chatham.


BW, C, HK, SK

GREENPORT CONSERVATION AREA+


319 Joslen Blvd., Greenport.


BW, C, HK, SK

HAND HOLLOW CONSERVATION AREA+


387 Gale Hill Rd. or 4079 Cty. Rt. 9, New Lebanon. BW, C, HK, SK

HARLEM VALLEY RAIL TRAIL


See page 6 for more information. www.hvrt.org B, BW, HK, SK

HARRIER HILL PARK+


Rod & Gun Rd., Stockport.
 www.scenichudson.org


BW, HK, SK

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HARVEY MOUNTAIN STATE FOREST*


East Hill Rd. (off Rt. 22, near the I-90 B-3 Exit), Austerlitz.


B, BW, HT, HK, SK, SM

HIGH FALLS CONSERVATION AREA+


540 Roxbury Rd. (off Rt. 217), Philmont. BW, C, HK, SK

HUDSON RIVER ISLANDS

State Park
on the river (access by boat only).
BW, C

KEEP CONSERVATION PRESERVE


RHEINSTROM HILL AUDUBON SANCTUARY AND CENTER Open dawn—dusk daily. 225 Cambridge Rd., Craryville. 518-325-5203 
 www.ny.audubon.org/rheinstrom-hill

BW, SK, HK, C RIVER STREET PARK

River St. (off Rt. 9), Valatie. 
 518-758-9806
B, BW, HK, SK

ROELIFF JANSEN PARK


Cty. Rt. 8 (between Orr Rd. and Eastern Parkway), Germantown. www.keepconservation.com/ preserves.htm BW, C, HK, SK

9140 Rt. 22, Hillsdale.
 www.hillsdaleny.com BW, HK, SK

KNICKERBOCKER LAKE 


Greenport (boat access only).

LAKE TAGHKANIC STATE PARK ¡

ROUND BALL MOUNTAIN CONSERVATION AREA+


Rt. 9 outside Valatie. SW Off Taconic State Pkwy or 1528 Rt. 82, Taghkanic. 518-851-3631 www.nysparks.com

B, BL, BW, C, HK, HT 
(Bow Season Only), SK, SW LEWIS A. SWYER PRESERVE AND MILL CREEK BOARDWALK
 Rt. 9J, Stuyvesant. BW, C LIVINGSTON STATE FOREST*


Rt. 9G & Fox Creek Rd., Livingston.

B, BW, HT, SK

MARTIN VAN BUREN PARK 


Rt. 9H (across from Martin Van Buren NHS), Kinderhook. 518-758-9689
B, BW, HK, SK

MUD CREEK ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTER


1024 Rt. 66, Ghent. 518-828-4386 www.ccswcd.org BW, C, HK, SK

NEW FORGE STATE FOREST*

ROGERS ISLAND STATE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA*


BW, C, HT

503 Carson Rd., Ancram.


BW, C, HK, SK

SCHOR CONSERVATION AREA+


58 Shoreview Dr., Canaan. 


BW, C, HK, SK

SIEGEL-KLINE KILL CONSERVATION AREA+

1452 Cty. Rt. 21 (Garage Place Rd), Ghent.
BW, C, HK, SK

STOCKPORT WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA*
 (surrounds the Harrier Hill Park)
 Rod & Gun Rd., Stockport.


BW, C, HK, HT, SK

STOCKPORT FLATS WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA* 


Station Rd. (off Rt. 9), Stockport.


BW, C

TACONIC STATE PARK ¡

Rt. 344, Copake Falls. 518-329-3993 www.nysparks.com

New Forge Rd. #2, off Rt. 82, Taghkanic. B, BW, HK, HT, SK, SM

B, BW, C, HK, HT, SK, SM

NUTTEN HOOK STATE UNIQUE AREA*

Hunt Club Rd., off Cty. Rt. 13, Old Chatham. www.alandevoebirdclub.org


Ice House Rd. off Rt. 9J, Stuyvesant.

BW, C, HK

OLANA STATE HISTORIC SITE ¡

5720 Rt. 9G., Hudson. 518-828-0135 
 www.nysparks.com, www.olana.org

BW, C, HK, SK

OOMS CONSERVATION AREA @ SUTHERLAND POND+


480 Rock City Rd., Chatham.


BW, C, HK, SK

PACHAQUACK PRESERVE

Elm St. (off Rt. 203), Valatie. 
 518-758-9806 B, BW, C, HK, SK

WILSON M. POWELL WILDLIFE SANCTUARY


BW, C, HK, SK

WON DHARMA CENTER


361 Rt. 23, Claverack.
 518-851-2581
 www.wondharmacenter.org

} Rope Course/

 Zip Lines CATAMOUNT ADVENTURE PARK


78 Catamount Rd., Hillsdale. 518-325-3200 www.catamounttrees.com

* For more information—NY State Forest Ranger Chris Dicintio, 518-828-0236, www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/48312.html +F  or more information—Columbia Land Conservancy 518-392-5252, www.clctrust.org ¡ Fee to enter on seasonal basis. www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Fishing } Other Points for Fishing HAND HOLLOW CONSERVATION AREA 387 Gale Hill Rd. or 4079 Rt. 9, New Lebanon.+

HIGH FALLS CONSERVATION AREA Agawamuck Creek Roxbury Rd. (off Rt. 217), Philmont.+

KINDERHOOK LAKE Hamlet of Niverville, Town of Kinderhook.

LAKE TAGHKANIC STATE PARK 1528 Rt. 82, Taghkanic.

NEW FORGE STATE FOREST Access to Taghkanic Creek—Trail head at New Forge Rd. #2 and Cty. Rt. 10, Taghkanic.

FISHING

KINDERHOOK CREEK

OAKDALE POND

From county line in New Lebanon at Adams Crossing Rd. to county line in New Lebanon at Rt. 20 behind the Lebanon Valley Speedway & Dragway. Access from county line Town of Chatham at Rt. 66 to Bachus Rd.

Clinton St. & Glenwood Blvd., Hudson.

Access at Rt. 66 across from Pitt Rd. (small area in cornfield).

Cty. Rt. 30, Town of Canaan.

Access at bridge in Malden Bridge— both sides.

58 Shoreview Dr., Canaan. +

Village of Valatie Access in the Pachaquack Preserve on Elm St. (off Rt. 203). River Street Park at River St. (off Rt. 9). Beaver Cotton Mill Overlook at the Falls—Main St. at the bridge.

CLAVERACK CREEK—
TOWN OF CLAVERACK At Roxbury Rd. (off Rt. 217) where bridge crosses creek at Hess farm— access at bridge only. Rt. 23 at Red Mills—access off south side of bridge only (not north side with the falls).

OOMS CONSERVATION AREA AT SUTHERLAND POND 480 Rock City Rd., Chatham.+

QUEECHY LAKE SCHOR CONSERVATION AREA SIEGEL-KLINE KILL CONSERVATION AREA 1452 Cty. Rt. 21 (Garage Place Rd.), Ghent. +

STOCKPORT WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA Rod and Gun Rd., Stockport.

STUYVESANT UNIQUE AREA (NUTTON HOOK RESERVE) Hudson River access—Ferry Rd. & Rt. 9J.

TACONIC STATE PARK Rt. 344 (off Rt. 22), Copake Falls, Ore Pond.

} Access to Boating on

the Hudson River

At bridge on Webb Rd. (off Rt. 29).

CITY OF HUDSON, BOAT LAUNCH

Cty. Rt. 29—a pull-off halfway between Webb Rd. & Hiscox Rd.

Front St. at the bottom of Warren St.

FEEDER TO CLAVERACK CREEK

Cty. Rt. 35A (Northern Blvd.) off Rt. 9G.

Stone Mill Rd.—at bridge only.

ROELIFF JANSEN CREEK Cty. Rt. 2 between Elizaville & Taconic State Pkwy.—look for posted properties Cty. Rt. 2 & Cty. Rt. 19 at Turkey Hill Rd. Buckwheat Rd. (off Rt. 9 between Cty. Rt. 8 & Cty. Rt. 6)—at bridge known as Oars Bridge. Roeliff Janson Park 9140 Rt. 22, Hillsdale. Wiltsie Bridge Rd.—(Off Cty. 3) –access at bridge only. 32

TOWN OF GERMANTOWN, BOAT LAUNCH TOWN OF STOCKPORT Station Rd., Columbiaville. (Small boat launch only, high tide recommended). *For more information: 
 NY State Forest Ranger, Chris Dicintio 
518-828-0236
 www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/45415.html + For more information: 
 Columbia Land Conservancy 
 518-392-5252 
www.clctrust.org (Fishing permits are required at CLC sites.)

FIND OUR FRIENDS ON FACEBOOK


eat www.thegreensa t copa k e.c om

play www.cop ake cou ntr y clu b.com

stay

www.thebar nat cop ak e la k e.c om

Undermountain Golf Course 274 Undermountain Rd. Boston Corner Ancram, NY

518-329-4444 for Seasonal Specials visit www.undermountaingolf.com

www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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Resources } Car Rental, Taxis

& Car Services

COLUMBIA TRANSPORT, INC.

Hudson. 518-822-1010 www.columbiatransport.com

COUNTRYSIDE CAR SERVICE

Luxury transportation, group transportation for outings/weddings. Hillsdale. 518-325-3505 www.countrysidecarservice.com

CROSSROADS CHAUFFEUR

Long distance car service (NYC/Boston) 518-392-2775

ENTERPRISE RENT-A-CAR

Hudson. 518-828-5492

GREEN BEE WE TAXI & ERRAND SERVICE (Hybrid vehicle) Chatham. 518-392-0461 www.greenbeewe.com

RESOURCES

HUDSON ATHENS FERRY

Fri. and Sat. evenings. Provided by Hudson Cruises. Water St., Hudson. 518-822-1014 www.hudsoncruises.com

HUDSON CITY TRANSPORT

518-965-3375 www.hudsoncitytransport.com

MCMANN’S TRANSPORTATION 518-610-0071

PRONTO TAXI

518-822-9500

RIVERVIEW TAXI

518-828-3355 www.riverviewtaxi.com

WARREN TAXI

518-828-4040

} Hospital

& Emergency

FOR AN EMERGENCY—DIAL 911 FOR WALK-IN CARE: EMERGENCY ROOM AT THE COLUMBIA MEMORIAL HEALTH 71 Prospect Ave., Hudson. 518-828-7601

CMH RAPID CARE CENTER

Daily 9am-8pm 283 Mountain View Road, Copake. 518-329-3902 www.columbiamemorial.com

CMH RAPID CARE CENTER

Daily 9am-9pm 2827 Route 9 (Ocean State Job Lots Plaza) Valatie. 518-758-4300 www.columbiamemorial.com

COLUMBIA GREENE DIALYSIS CENTER Columbia Medical Building 2 Sherman Potts Dr., Ghent. 518-828-0717 www.columbiagreenedialysis.com

COPAKECOPAKE LAKE REALTY Copake Beyond! LAKE REALTY CopakeLake… Lake…andand Beyond! (518) 325 325-9741 CORP.

Copake Lake… and Beyond!

COPAKE LAKE REALTY CORP.

CORP.

(518) 325-9741

(518) 325-9741 www.copakelakerealty.com COPAKE LAKE REALTY Copake www.copakelakerealty.com COPAKE LAKE REALTY Copake Lake… Lake… and and Beyond! Beyond! www.copakelakerealty.com (518) 325-9741 (518) 325-9741 CORP. CORP.

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} Rail & Air Services

Land to Lake and From Land to Lake Mountains, and Fromserving Land to Lake and From Land to Lake and Mountains, serving From Land to serving Lake and Buyers and Sellers Mountains, Mountains, serving Mountains, Buyers Sellers in NY and MA. Buyers and and serving Sellers Buyers and Sellers

AMTRAK RAIL STATION Travelers using Amtrak can easily reach all that Columbia County has to offer. An Enterprise agent is available for pick up/drop off (see listing for details). 69 South Front St., Hudson. 518-828-3379 www.amtrak.com

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285 Lakeview Road Craryville (Copake Lake), NY 12521

RICHMOR AVIATION, INC. FBO (fixed base operations) services—discovery flights, hangar, fuel, tie down, maintenance, largest flight school in the Northeast and aircraft supplies. Columbia County Airport, Ghent. 518-828-9461 www.richmor.com

} Pet Resources GINA’S K-9 BED & BREAKFAST BOARDING FOR DOGS Unique B&B is for the canine in your family. No cages or kennels for your pooch. Dogs stay in rooms, participate with family and have fun in a half-acre, fenced-in yard. With 15 years in the business, Gina Hosier is fully insured and a member of NAPPS–National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. 349 Farm Rd., Copake. 518-329-4675

GLENCADIA DOG CAMP “When you go on vacation, so can your dog.” Glencadia Dog Camp offers social dog boarding with free pickup and delivery in New York City and regular videos on their blog. will@glencadia.com 518-470-3981 www.glencadia.com

ROELIFF JANSEN PARK (DOG RUN) 9140 Rt. 22, Hillsdale. www.hillsdaleny.com www.ColumbiaCountyTourism.org

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