Skiing, hiking, birdwatching, mountains, streams.
North-South Lake - Lovely lake, Hundreds of acres of pristine state land awaits you. A campground and recreational area in the summer, snowshoeing wonderland in the winter. Hundreds of trails to delight the hearty winter sportsperson with no fees in the winter. Off Route 23A in Haines Falls .
Colgate Lake - Lovely lake. Offering a natural setting, there are no pavilion, picnic tables, lifeguards, etc. Camping areas, fishing, swimming. From Route 296, left onto Route 23C. Stay on 23C to the small town of East Jewett, there is a general store on your right; make a left onto Route 78, Colgate Road , which will take you to the lake on the right.
Funtastic Family Fun Park - Go Carts, 18 Hole Miniature Golf, Bumper Cars, Game Room,
Water Wars & Snack Bar. On Route 32 in Cairo , just minutes from the Catskill Game Farm.
Zoom Flume Water Park - A fun day for the entire family. Slide! Spin! Splash! Featuring 'Tubeboggin', the longest Wild River on the East Coast. The Lagoon activity pool and, Featuring 'The Mighty Anaconda', a giant serpentine water slide. Route 145, East Durham . 518-239-4559.
Supersonic Speedway - Family Fun park with go-karts, batting cages, miniature golf, kiddie rides, shooting gallery, arcade, gift shop, snack bar and picnic area. Route 145, East Durham. 518-634-7200.
Tanglewood Ranch -Horseback riding through mountain trails with a magnificent 5 state view.
Pony rides for the kids. Night rides. Gift shop.
Open year round. Cornwallville Road , off Route 23, Cornwallville. 518-622-9531.
Freehold Airport - Up for the weekend or have guests for the weekend and you want to show them the sites? Do it by strapping yourself in and taking a scenic airplane ride. County Route 67, Freehold. 518-634-7626.
Balsam Shade - Climbing tower and high ropes
course. Two-stage climbing tower; rappel or zip
back down. Try the light rope ' Leap of Faith'.
Fun, safe and supervised by trained instructors.
Route 32, Greenville . 518-966-5315.
Howe's Caverns - More than 150 years after its discovery, Howe Caverns remains one of the most popular attractions in New York . Explore the living, limestone cave, carved by an underground river over the course of six million years, located 156-feet below the earth's surface. 518-296-8900
Blossom Farm - Over 60 kinds of flowers to see
and cut. Farm animals, hayrides, dry flower barns
and gifts can also be enjoyed. Open from Memorial
Day through Thanksgiving. Johnny Cake Lane,
Scenic Points of Interest:
Five State Lookout - View of the Hudson River Valley and five states off of Route 23 in East Windham .
Pratt Rock - Scenic climb to see relief carvings in the mountainside dated from the 1800's, commissioned so an itinerant stonecutter could pay for his lodgings. Route 23 in Prattsville.
Kaaterskill Falls - The highest waterfall in NY State. Scenic marked hiking trails with wonderful views of the Hudson Valley . Route 23A, Haines Falls .
Devil's Tombstone - A natural rock formation that resembles a large tombstone with wonderful hiking trails. Just off Route 23A & Route 214.
Black Walnut Farm -Self guided walking tour
through fields of Eastern and Canadian wild flowers.Approximately a 30-minute walk. Cut your own wild flowers and herbs at no charge. Open June-October. Corner of Stonebridge & Cornwallville Rd ,Cornwallville, 518-239-6987.
Mountaintop Aboretum - Six acres of botanically
identified flowering trees, evergreens and shrubs in
a beautiful natural surrounding framed by the
Catskill Mountains . Self-guided tours offered June
September. Route 23C, Tannersville. 518-589-3903