Weekend of February 3

Weekend of February 3 The Catskills will see colder temperatures this weekend with a wind chill watch in effect until Saturday afternoon. Wind chills as low as 25-40 degrees below zero are possible. Wind chills this low are dangerous and could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes. Use caution. Sunday […]

Weekend of January 27

Weekend of January 27 The Catskills will see cloudy skies this weekend with a peek of sunshine early Saturday morning and occasional snow showers mixing with rain Sunday. Temperatures will be in the mid 30s. Overnight lows will be in the 20s. Trails will be snow covered from Wednesday’s storm, as well as wet, icy, […]

Weekend of January 20

Weekend of January 20 A mixture of rain and snow will start the weekend for the Catskills with snow Sunday. Temperatures will be in the mid 30s. Trails will be wet, muddy, with snow, especially at higher elevations. Rain can be dangerous because a rapid drop in temperature and a brisk wind that can often […]

Weekend of January 13

Weekend of January 13 The Catskills will see periods of rain showers Friday, then intervals of clouds and sun for the remainder of the weekend. Temperatures will be in the mid-to-upper 30s. Trails will be muddy. A muddy trail forces you to slow down and pay attention to each step. Expect to hike slower than […]

Weekend of January 6

Weekend of January 6 Partly cloudy skies and rain showers will start off the weekend in the Catskills, turning to mostly cloudy skies and temperatures near 40F. Overnight temperatures will be in the 20s. Trails will be muddy. Properly preparing for winter conditions is essential for a more enjoyable and safer experience. Pack microspikes or […]

Weekend of December 30

Weekend of December 30 Overcast skies with occasional rain showers are expected this weekend for the Catskills. Temperatures will be near 50F. Overnight temperatures will be near 40F. Safety and preparedness are extremely important no matter your physical ability or destination. Properly preparing for winter conditions is essential for a more enjoyable and safer experience. […]

Weekend of December 23

Weekend of December 23 Mostly cloudy and rainy conditions are expected this weekend in the Catskills with a wind advisory in effect until Friday evening. Temperatures Friday will be unseasonably warm, then drop drastically to single digits overnight. Temperatures will be in the low 20s the remainder of the weekend with a flood watch in […]

Weekend of December 16

Mostly cloudy conditions are expected in the Catskills with a winter storm warning issued until Saturday morning. Temperatures will be in the mid 30s. Trails will be soggy and snow covered. Snowshoes and traction devices are highly recommended on ice and snow.  Pack microspikes or crampons to be ready for icy and snowy trail conditions. […]

Weekend of December 9

Weekend of December 9 Sunny conditions are expected this weekend in the Catskills with snow Sunday. Temperatures will be close to 40. Trails will be soggy in some areas with snow in higher elevations. Snowshoes and traction devices are highly recommended on ice and snow.  Pack microspikes or crampons to be ready for icy and […]

Weekend of December 2

Weekend of December 2ND Expect cloudy conditions and rain this weekend in the Catskills with temperatures in the low-to-mid 40s. Trails will be soggy in most areas. A mostly sunny start on Friday will turn to cloudy skies for the rest of the weekend with rain expected Friday night into Saturday. Higher elevations have cooler […]

Weekend of November 25th

Weekend of November 25th Clouds and rain are in store this weekend in the Catskills with temperatures near 50 degrees. Expect trails to be soggy. Rain showers will kick off the weekend Friday throughout the day and will be on and off throughout the rest of the weekend. The higher the elevation of a location, […]

Weekend of November 18th

Weekend of November 18th We’ll see a fair amount of clouds this weekend in the Catskills with temperatures in the mid 40s. Trails will be soggy. Intervals of clouds and sunshine are expected Sunday. Remember to dress in layers, with your base layer preferably made of a wicking material that will pull sweat away from […]

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Weekend of November 11th

Weekend of November 11th We’ll see a mostly cloudy weekend in the Catskills with a moderate chance of rain expected both Friday and Saturday. Be sure to prepare for the potential for wet, muddy, and slick trails due to rain showers in the area. Trails will be slick from rain, fallen leaves, pine needles, and […]

Weekend of November 4th

Weekend of November 4th A warm weekend is in store for the Catskills! Expect mostly sunny skies Friday and partly cloudy skies Saturday then turning overcast and rainy at times on Sunday. Foliage is past peak in the Catskills with noticeable leaf loss on trees and mountain ranges. You can still catch beautiful foliage views, […]

Weekend of October 27th, 2022

Mostly sunny skies will shine on the Catskills this weekend. Over the weekend, sun mixed with some clouds Sunday will be in store for the area. Mostly sunny skies will shine on the Catskills this weekend. Over the weekend, sun mixed with some clouds on Sunday will be in store for the area. This week’s […]

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Weekend of October 6th

Looks like some wet trail this weekend. Keep your feet dry and yourself safe by bringing waterproof boots with good traction.  This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Cesi Writes. Thursday and Friday they’re predicting showers. In combination with the wet weather we had earlier this week, you can expect trails to be […]

Weekend of September 29th

We have a beautiful weekend for hiking coming up. The days are getting shorter, so be sure to be prepared by bringing a headlamp or flashlight and extra batteries. Never rely solely on cell phone flashlights.  This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Eastern Mountain Sports. You can expect great hiking conditions this […]

Weekend of September 22nd

This weekend is bringing rain and cool temperatures. Pack extra layers and waterproof gear to stay dry and warm.  This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Sluiter Agency. Expect rain showers throughout the weekend. The trail will likely be wet and muddy. Remember to walk through the middle of the trail rather than […]

Weekend of September 15th

Looks like a beautiful weekend for hiking. Keep in mind the temperatures are getting cooler especially in the evening and at higher elevations. Be sure and prepare by bringing extra layers of clothing with you.  This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Freshtown of Margaretville. With some rain coming through recently expect trails […]

Weekend of September 8th

The rain has finally come! Trails may be wet in some areas, use caution on rocks that might be slippery. It is still advised to bring enough water and not rely on springs at this time.   This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Cooperstown Dreams Park. We saw quite a bit of rain […]

Weekend of September 2nd

Break out the rain gear. It looks like we might finally get some long-awaited rain.  This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Rondout Savings Bank Friday and Saturday look like beautiful hiking conditions this weekend. While hiking on these days please be sure and bring enough water as many of our water sources […]

Weekend of August 25th

The Catskill Region is still in a drought. Very little rain is expected throughout the weekend. Bring extra water and avoid starting fires at this time. This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Restaino Design Landscape Architecture, PC Another dry week ahead of us. Please use caution when hiking and bring extra water, […]

Weekend of August 18th

A warm and dry weekend ahead! Bring lots of extra water with you on the trail. Springs are not flowing at this time.     This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Margaretville Telephone Company This weekend is going to be hot and dry. With slight showers predicted on Sunday. Highs will be in the […]

Weekend of August 11th

Bring extra water on trails during this time. The Catskills are experiencing a significant drought and water sources should not be relied upon.     This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Peekamoose Restaurant: This weekend looks like beautiful hiking weather. Highs will linger around the low 80s with lows in the mid to high […]

Weekend of August 4th

Heat advisory! This is going to be a hot and humid weekend. Some thunderstorms are predicted. Bring extra layers and plenty of water!    This week’s Trail Conditions: Temperatures are expected to be extremely hot this weekend with a chance of thunderstorms predicted on most days. Be sure and bring lots of extra water, we have […]

Weekend of July 28th

Get out the rain gear. Thunderstorms are predicted early in the week.   This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Sluiter Agency Inc. Rain is predicted Thursday and Friday with thunderstorms likely. Make sure to bring waterproof layers to help keep you dry. Keep an eye on the weather to avoid thunderstorms and possible […]

Weekend of July 21st

Get the extra water ready! It’s going to be a hot one this weekend!  This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Morgan Outdoors This weekend is going to be extremely hot. Bring lots of extra water for you and any four-legged friends who might be hiking with you. High in the 90s each […]

Weekend of July 14th

Thunderstorms are expected this weekend. Stay prepared by bringing rain gear, and extra layers. Don’t forget to double-check the local weather for the area you are hiking in.  This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Bovina Center Montessori School There are scattered thunderstorms expected over the weekend, primarily Thursday and Sunday. Make sure […]

Weekend July 7th

Looks like a beautiful weekend. Highs are in the 80’s with lows in the 50’s.  This week’s Trail Conditions: The weather this weekend is going to be beautiful and mostly sunny.  With highs in the 80’s and lows in the 50’s be sure and bring some extra layers for checking out those summit views or […]

Weekend of June 30th

Expect a HOT and busy weekend, there is a chance of rain Friday and Sunday be sure and bring extra layers and rain gear even in the heat.   This week’s Trail Conditions are brought to you by Erickson’s Automotive Trails will be hot and busy this weekend. Temperatures are expected to be in the 80’s […]