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Outdoor Recreation / Skiing & Snowboarding

The Great Western Catskills has long been an outdoor sports and adventure destination! With our lush valleys, crystal-clear waters and dramatic high peaks, Delaware County offers visitors amazing views with equally incredible experiences. Whether you’re seeking the challenge of downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing; the tranquility of a leisurely walk through fields and forests or a steep trek; hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, extreme mountain biking, or miles of country roads for the biking enthusiast; the Great Western Catskills provides visitors with places to experience all of the great outdoors during any season! Enjoy the wildlife and fall in love with the breathtaking views.

  • Over The Border

    Bellearye Ski Center

    Belleayre stands as a model in the ski industry. With 47 trails, parks and glades and 8 lifts, including our new High Speed Quad, Belleayre Mountain has certainly evolved from humble, yet promising beginnings into an efficient and growing organization - perfection in progress.

    181 Galli Curci Road
    Highmount 12441
    Phone: 845-254-5600
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    Plattekill Mountain


    Best known for its winter offerings, Plattekill boasts big mountain terrain and friendly, family-oriented small mountain charm.  Choose from 38 trails, 4 lifts and 1,100 feet of vertical, you’ll find 2-mile long beginner cruiser trails and some of the steepest double-black diamonds around.  There’s something for everyone including a snowtubing park and snowshoeing too! Full Rental Facility onsite as well as Snowsports School, Cafeteria, Bistro and Lounge.

    In the "off" season... the action continues with mountain biking, hiking, scenic chairlift rides and free concerts all offered on the first weekend of every month starting in July, and wraps up with "Plattepalooza Family Fall Festival" Saturday of Columbus Weekend. Plattekill is also available for rental for a variety of private events and functions including corporate outings and mountaintop wedding ceremonies.

    469 Plattekill Road
    Roxbury 12474
    Phone: 607-326-3500