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Rip Van Winkle Monument

Access via foot only at this time. Larger than life blue sandstone carving of the legendary Rip Van Winkle.

Rip Van Winkle Monument on Hunter Mountain is a larger-than-life stone depiction of Washington Irving's famous literary character. Carved out of blue stone, the monument can be reached via the Hunter Mountain Skyride when open. Enjoy the panoramic views of the surrounding Catskill Mountains, pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic with Rip.