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We're Open in the Northern Catskills

As you plan your return to travel, safely explore all that the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County has to offer. From wide-open spaces and expansive golf courses to local eateries and cozy lodging, the Northern Catskills welcomes you.

To begin your journey, we invite you to discover the little things—like sitting by a fire with friends, watching the sunset over the mountains, and paddling calm water—that make the Great Northern Catskills of Greene County so incredible. We are open and there is no shortage of things to see and do this summer. We can't wait to see you! 

Where to Stay

Lodging properties are taking extra precautions to make guests feel comfortable during their stays. From additional cleaning and minimized common touchpoints to outdoor seating and increased days between guests, there is a wide range of new procedures in place depending on the property.

  • Glen Falls House in Round Top is open. With 50 acres, there is plenty of room for social distance. Trotwood dining will be pickup service only, and open flame BBQs behind the tavern with a beer garden are planned for weekend nights. 
  • Albergo Allegria in Windham is currently open for breakfast and lodging. Begin your morning enjoying a home-cooked meal outside on the porch, along the inn’s two acres, or in the comfort of your room.
Takeout, delivery, curbside pick-up, and sit down dining available

Where to Eat

Several local restaurants are offering outdoor dining, takeout, delivery, and curbside pickup options. In following New York State’s phased reopening, restaurants are prepared for inside dining options as well. Be sure to check with the restaurant before you go!

Scenic Byways

The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County are made up of three distinct areas, the mountains, the valley, and the river. Explore each area's unique features, and enjoy how the views change from one town to the next with these three driving tours.

  • Durham Valley Scenic Byway – Take a tour through the Irish Alps and see historic structures, including a 200-year-old cottage originally built in the town of Carrickataggart that was disassembled and restored after crossing the Atlantic at the Michael J. Quill Irish Centre.
  • Mountain Clove Scenic Byway – Some stops on this route – such as Kaaterskill Falls – are closed due to COVID-19, but the views are as open and magnificent as ever! Wind up the mountain to enjoy bird’s-eye views of places that inspired Washington Irving’s Rip Van Winkle.
  • Kaaterskill Clove Experience – If you take one, all-encompassing scenic drive through the Northern Catskills, this is it. Discover the Catskill’s artistic roots, its history, and it’s epic, inspiring, natural beauty.
Motorcyclists at a scenic pull off in the catskills

Motorcycle Routes

  • Mountain Clove Run – If views, twisties, and quaint downtowns are what you’re after, this is your route. This 73.3-mile trip takes you to the top of some of the Catskills’ highest peaks.
  • The Emerald Isle Tour – Get your Irish on when you take this tour through the Catskills’ Irish Alps. This 57.9-mile route rides past themed-restaurants, must-see attractions, and rolling green hills.
  • Grand Tour of the Catskills – Carve through mountainsides, twist to elevations of 2,300 feet, and ride through a “painted village in the sky” on this 143.2-mile grand tour of the Great Northern Catskills.
Now Open!

Amazing Golf Courses

Perfect your swing during a round (or more!) on one of the Great Northern Catskills golf courses. Enjoy views of the surrounding mountains as you play various courses throughout the region. Please follow all safety procedures the golf courses have in place.

canoeing on the hudson river
mountain biking trails in the catskills
From mountain biking to glamping, find your adventure here.

Outdoor Adventures for All

Outdoor recreation and adventure are waiting in the Great Northern Catskills - whether you're up for something extreme, like mountain biking, or looking for a walk in the woods. Tour the grounds of the Mountain Top Arboretum on a self-guided tour of the approximately 178 acres in Tannersville. You’ll find wetlands, gardens, and native plants as you explore the four main areas of the arboretum. Visit Pratt Rock to see what’s considered “New York’s Mount Rushmore," or zipline on the longest, fastest, and highest zipline canopy tour in North America at Hunter Mountain's New York Zipline Adventure Tour

Camping & Glamping

  • Set up camp at Devil’s Tombstone State Campground in Hunter, one of the oldest campgrounds in the Catskills. With 24 tent and trailer sites, a lake, nearby hiking trails, and more, you’ll create lasting memories in the great outdoors! State campgrounds are now open and all require reservations, so plan your trip in advance.
  • Prefer glamping? Check out the Lushna cabins at Eastwind Hotel & Bar in Windham.

Mountain Biking

  • If you’ve felt cooped up and want to feel the wind in your hair as your heart pounds, head to some of the best mountain biking in NY on singletrack and double track. From the Round Top Trail Network, one of the mountain bike community’s hidden gems, to the winding Windham Path that’s great for riders of all abilities, find a trail and start pedaling.  
  • The Windham Mountain Bike Park is slated to reopen on June 20th with some significant updates to help guests feel safe. Tickets and bike rental reservations are only available online now. Lessons are available, but only to a max of three people per group. For more updates, visit the Windham Mountain Bike Park website.  
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Towns to Visit

From Round Top's outdoor recreation to Catskill’s restaurants and access to the Hudson River, discover the towns and villages that make this part of the Catskills such as draw for visitors from around the world.