Catskills Regional Activities

Summer

Other Activities

Winter

Hiking
Mountain Biking
Fishing
Golf
Water Tubing
Horseback Riding
Railroad Rides
Swimming

Antiques
Eco-tourism
Museums & Galleries
Day Trips

Downhill Skiing
Cross-country Skiing
Snowshoeing
Snow Tubing
Ice Skating
Snowmobiling

Summer Activities


Hiking
  • Giant Ledge, Slide Mtn. Wild Forest Preserve
    Easy access moderate/difficult trail. Leads to Panther Mountain.
    Incredible view looking east towards the Ashokan Reservoir and the Hudson River Valley.
    Trailhead 2 miles from Full Moon.
  • Slide Mountain Highest peak in the Catskill Mountain Range.
    Easy access route trailhead 4 miles from Full Moon.
  • NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation Website with trail maps
  • Catskill Guide.com Website with hiking guides for the Catskill Region.
  • Belleayre Mountain, Highmount, NY. Marked trail in the woods and a hike to the summit for a sweeping view of mountains below.
    845-254-5600 15 minutes from Full Moon.
  • Dry Brook Ridge Wild Forest, Margaretville, NY.
    Marked hiking trails to summit with dramatic 180 degree panoramic views.845-255-0752 About 20 minutes from Full Moon
Mountain Biking
  • Ski Plattekill, Roxbury, NY.
    800-GOTTA-BIKE Drivng time: 30 minutes from Full Moon.
  • Hunter Mountain, Hunter, NY. Approximately 45 minutes from Full Moon.
Fishing
  • The New York Fishing Guides Page A directory of fishing guides for the state of New York. Links to streamflow rates, NOAA Tidal Schedules, local weather, Fishing Regulations, licensing and fishing clubs.
  • The Esopus Creek, the Beaverkill & the East Branch of the Delaware River offer some of America's best flyfishing, all within 1/2 hour of Full Moon
  • Visit Catskill Region Today.com for a large listing of fishing activities and resources in the Catskills Region.
  • Contact the Dept. of Environmental Conservation
    for NYS fishing licenses and information 845-255-5453
Golf
  • Hanah Country Club, Margretville. NY. 18-hole course, recently renovated. Driving time: 30 minutes from Full Moon
  • Shepard Hills, Roxbury, NY. Bent-grass 9-hole course with majestic views. 607-326-7121 Driving time: 30 minutes from Full Moon
  • Windham Country Club, South St., Windam, NY.
    18 hole 6200 yd par 71 PGA approvedgolf course.
    Riding carts, club rentals, a pro shop,restaurant, bar, and lessons.
    518-734-9910 Approximately 55 minutes from Full Moon
  • Christman's Windham House, Rt 23, Windham, NY. 18 hole golf course.
    518-734-4230 Approximately 55 minutes from Full Moon
  • 18-hole miniature golf course,
    Windham Theatre & Auction Center, 11 Vets Road, Windham, NY. 518-734-6110 Approximately 55 minutes from Full Moon
Water Tubing
  • Town Tinker Tube, Bridge St. Phoenicia, NY.
    Tubing on the Esopus Creek.
    About 15 minutes from Full Moon
Horseback Riding
  • Sanfords Horse Farm, Margaretville, NY. 845 586 2985 Drivng time: 30 minutes
  • Green Heron Farm, Woodstock, NY. 845 246 9427 Drivng time: 30 minutes
Railroad Rides
  • Delaware-Ulster Rail Ride, Rt 28 Arkville, NY.
    An hour long trip on a vintage 1900's train featuring picnic facilities, gift shop, exhibits,open air coaches and other surprises.
    800-225-4132 About 20 minutes from Full Moon
  • Catskills Mountain Railroad, Mt Pleasant, NY.
    Eco-tourist's delight along the scenic Esopus Creek
    845-688-7400 About 20 minutes from Full Moon
Swimming

Winter Activities


Downhill Skiing
Cross-country Skiing & Snowshoeing
  • Frost Valley YMCA Camp, Claryville, NY.
    20 miles of groomed cross-country skiing trails. 845-985-2291
    15 minutes from Full Moon.
  • Mountain Trails X-C Ski Center, Rt 23A, Tannersville, NY.
    35 Kilometers of groomed trails on 300 acres.
    Open weekends. 518-589-5361 Drivng time: 1 hour
  • Belleayre Mountain About 15 minutes from Full Moon.
  • Kenneth Wilson Campground, Mount Tremper, NY.
    Cross-country skiing. 845-679-7020 About 20 minutes from Full Moon.
Snow Tubing
  • Ski Plattekill, Roxbury, NY. 800-NEED-2-SKI
    Approximately 30 minutes from Full Moon.
  • Romer Mt. Park, Phoenicia, NY. Snowtubing in a winter wonderland setting. Two hills, kiddy and intermediate.
    845 688 7440 or 845 688 5553
    About 15 minutes from Full Moon.
  • Hunter Mountain, Hunter, NY. Approximately 45 minutes from Full Moon.
  • Ski Windham
    Mountain Top Adventure Park, Windham, NY.
    Six chutes,two tows for snowtubing. 518-734-4300 or 800-SKI-WINDHAM. Approximately 55 minutes from Full Moon.
Ice Skating
  • Andes Snowmobile Club, Andes, NY. Regulation size rink.
    Rentals and sharpening. 845-676-3607 About 35 minutes from Full Moon.
  • Ski Windham, Windham, NY.
    New rink, with rental shop and covered warming area.
    800-SKI-WINDHAM. Approximately 55 minutes from Full Moon.
Snowmobiling

Please visit the following websites for more information about snowmobiling in the Catskill Region:

Other Activities


Antiques
  • Phoenicia (20 minutes), Margaretville (20 minutes), Pine Hill (15 minutes), and the Woodstock area (30 minutes) all have numerous antique and craft shops
  • Visit Catskill Region Today for a great listing of antique shops in the Catskills
Eco-tourism
  • Catskills Mountain Railroad, Mt Pleasant, NY. Eco-tourist's delight along the scenic Esopus Creek
    845-688-7400 About 20 minutes from Full Moon
  • Petrified Forest, Gilboa, NY. 607 588 9413
  • Ashokan Reservoir, Shokan, NY. Manmade 12 mi sq lake, part of NYC water supply system, with incredible vistas. Driving time: 30 minutes
Museums & Galleries
  • Fleischmans Museum, Fleischmans, NY. History of this early resort region. 845-254-4581 About 20 minutes from Full Moon
  • Shandaken Museum, Academy Street, Pine hill, NY. History of another early resort area 845-254-4460 Driving time: 10 minutes
  • Erpf House Gallery at the Catskill Center, Rt 28, Arkville, NY.
    Ongoing exhibits featuring regional artists. Driving time: 20 minutes
  • John Burroughs Historic Home Site, Roxbury, NY. Summer retreat of naturalist John Burroughs with exhibit on his life and works. Driving time: 30 minutes
  • Kirkside Park, Rt 30, Roxbury, NY. Restored playground of tycoon Jay Gould. Park includes Jay Gould Memorial Church featuring original Tiffany glass windows. Driving time: 30 minutes
  • Hunting Tavern Museum, Rt 28, Andes, NY. Restored tavern with collection of antiques and artifact.
    845-676-3747 Driving time: 40 minutes
Day Trips
  • Kaleidoworld at Emerson Resort And Spa, Rt 28 , Mt Tremper, NY. Certified by the Guiness Book of World Records as the world's largest kaleidoscope. 877-688-2828 Driving time: 25 minutes
  • Zoom Flume , East Durham, NY. The Catskill's largest water park
    featuring giant water slides, an activity pool, a lazy pool, and tubing.
    518-239-4559 Driving time: 1 hour

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