Stay at the campground or pay a day-use fee to enjoy the many amenties, including a pond, picnic areas, and a new, rustic-style playground.
A steep and rocky trail that leads up to the Mount Tremper Fire Tower. The summit of Tremper Mountain is 2730′ and the steel fire tower on the top is 47 feet tall. The traditional way to summit Tremper Mountain is from the parking area on Old Route 28 on the west side of the […]
The Esopus Creek Trail is approximately 1/2 mile out and back. It travels from the Visitor Center across Route 28 and to the bank of the Esopus Creek. This trail is constructed to ADA accessibility standards and provides a family-friendly route to the banks of the Esopus where you can enjoy the mountain and river […]
The Upper Ridge Trail is approximately 1/2 mile out and back. It ascends the slope behind the Catskills Visitor Center main building and ends at a rustic picnic area. The trail, originally built by the NYNJ Trail Conference showcases trail building techniques used throughout the Catskills on new, sustainable trails and trail reconstruction projects.
The Congressman Maurice D. Hinchey Catskills Visitor Center (CVC) is a partnership between the Catskill Center and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Opened in 2015, the CVC connects residents and visitors with the ecology, history, and culture that make the Catskills unique Interpretive Loop Trail (red trail markers, easy): approximately ½ mile, […]
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Beginning at the Catskills Visitor Center, the Catskill Conquest Rally is an annual ride through the Catskills featuring a wide array of antique and historic cars! Stop by from 9am to 10am to see the line-up of cars before they begin their ride! The ride commemorates the 1903 Auto Endurance Run and follows the Catskill […]
Spend the morning walking a 1-mile, accessible loop trail at the Catskills Visitor Center (CVC). Explore forest and field habitats. Try your hand using binoculars, identifying plants and animals, and climbing the fire tower in our backyard. We’ll talk about and practice Leave No Trace concepts throughout the walk. Meet at the CVC building. Please […]
Join our Visitor Experience and Steward Coordinator Jenny Flavin for a dog walk around the Catskills Visitor Center. Please meet at 5:30pm for an evening walk with the pups. All dogs are required to be on a leash at all times. We will be talking about proper dog etiquette on the trails. If you are […]
Join the Catskill Center in collaboration with the Parks Project to prepare for our new pollinator garden! This workday involves seed saving native pollinators, removing invasive species, and transplanting native plants we wish to save! Please wear a hat, close-toed shoes, and long pants. Please register in advance on the Catskill Center’s website: https://catskillcenter.org/events/2022/pollinatorgarden
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