Experience the rush of Spring returning to the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County and discover a land of magic, mystery, lore and thrilling natural beauty.
Embrace the symphony of the natural world – from the thundering cascades of Kaaterskill Falls, to the melodic babble of Catskill Creek – along Catskill hiking trails and quaint village streets. Awaken to adventure and tackle the second largest zipline in the world, hike to breathtaking summit views , find the cloves that echo with the legend of Rip Van Winkle, and gaze across the vistas that inspired America's first artistic movement.
Plan a destination wedding in the Catskills and experience all that the region has to offer – from adventure to romance – with your family and friends. Catskills' family resorts and banquet halls offer everything a bride needs to plan the perfect wedding in the mountains.
Arts, Culture and Hiking in the Catskills
This spring, follow in the footsteps of some of America's greatest painters and hike the Hudson River School Art Trail. From the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, to the banks of the Hudson River, the art trail offers a rarely seen glimpse into the unique, wild places of the Catskills.
Revel in the spirit and promise of spring in the mountains, journey to historic sites and experience the region that inspired generations of visitors to paint, photograph and write about the majestic beauty of the Catskill Mountains.
Golf the Catskills' Scenic Courses
Greene County's scenic golf courses offer challenging terrain, expansive fairways and rolling greens. Play the courses along the Rip Van Winkle Golf Trail and enjoy a leisurely game at your own pace. Sign up for the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County Adventure Passport and receive buy one, get one greens fees to eight golf courses in the Catskills. The Adventure Passport also offers BOGO passes to seasonal attractions including New York's premier water park, the Zoom Flume and the New York Zipline Adventure Tour.
Spring Events in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County
Spring offers the promise of renewal and excitement, and the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County beckon with culinary celebrations, spring skiing festivals and cultural events.
Enjoy the spectacular variety of family-friendly festivals in the Catskills this spring, including the East Durham Irish Festival and the Tannersville Rubber Duck Race & Crazy Boat Race & Festival. TAP New York at Hunter Mountain is an annual favorite, with over 120 samples of micro-brews from around the state on tap. Try refreshing vintages during the 7th Annual Rip Van Winkle Wine & Cheese Festival in May at the Historic Catskill Point, and enjoy brewfests and more in the Catskills this spring.
From music to dance, food and family fun – Awaken to Adventure in the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County.