New York Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing
Within the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County 705,500 acres of wilderness, lies a tucked away landscape straight out of Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle. Escape into a fairytale in the winter and rediscover the joy of playing in the snow. Experience the region's stunning cross-country ski and snowshoe trails softly carpeted in downy winter snow, to the awe-inspiring summit views across the Catskill peaks.
Several cross XC Ski centers in Greene County offer snowshoe rentals and trail maps. Trek along scenic mountain paths and discover beautiful ice formations, majestic vistas and historic locations for a truly unique perspective of the mountaintops in winter.
Explore by day and return to a cozy après ski fire at one of our charming resorts for a mug of hot cocoa. Whether you've been snowshoeing and cross country skiing for years or are just starting out – the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County invites you to Awaken to Adventure.
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