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Platte Clove Warming Hut Event

Warm up with the Catskill Center at the Platte Clove Cabin on Sunday February 20th from 11am – 3pm. We will be there with hot beverages, goods from the Catskills Visitor Center shop, and lots of information on the Catskills.

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First Day Hike: Overlook Fire Tower on January 1st 2022

Hosted each year by NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, the First Day Hikes are a great way to start the New Year and can be found all around New York State! Join Catskill Center staff for a fun hike on January 1st 2022 up to Overlook Mountain Fire […]

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Ashokan Quarry Trail Trailhead

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Platte Clove Preserve

Located in the northeastern Catskills, the Catskill Center’s Platte Clove Preserve is comprised of 208 acres with beautiful waterfalls and trails at the head of the rugged and scenic Platte Clove in the Town of Hunter, Greene County. The preserve remains a pristine wilderness area open for the quiet enjoyment of the public. Each year […]

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Thorn Preserve

Thorn Preserve is comprised of 60 beautiful acres near the Town of Woodstock, Ulster County. View the map below for detailed location information. The Catskill Center’s Thorn Preserve boasts the most painted views of Overlook Mountain. Sweeping grassland habitat, riparian forest and ponds make this spot a profoundly relaxing and peaceful area. Mowed walking paths are […]

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Kaaterskill Falls

Kaaterskill Falls is the tallest two-tiered waterfall in New York State. This area sees high use. Please see the alerts in effect for this area.

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Shavertown Trailhead

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Overlook Mountain Trailhead

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Rochester Hollow Trailhead

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Giant Ledge Trailhead

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Red Hill Fire Tower

RED HILL – TOWN OF DENNING – ELEVATION 2,990′ History: This 60-foot fire tower was constructed in 1921 and is listed on the National Historic Lookout Register and has been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places. The Red Hill Tower offers an unsurpassed view of the Catskill High Peaks to the west and north, along […]


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