It’s Time for The 18th Annual Catskills Lark in the Park!

The Catskills Lark in the Park was founded 2004 to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Catskill Park. Since its inception, the Lark has brought together thousands of people that have participated in hundreds of events, all aimed at enjoying the recreational assets of the Catskill Mountains region and Catskill Park.

This year’s event offers over a wide variety of events ranging such as hikes, paddling and kayaking, bike riding and Catskills themed cultural events.

Below is a list of events taking place in Delaware County that have been posted so far. Check back often as we post this year’s Delaware County Lark in the Park offerings as they are announced. For a full list of all of this year’s Lark in the Park events, visit the Catskills Lark in the Park event website.

Photo courtesy of Catskill Mountains Lark in the Park


Hikes:

Hike Cabot Mountain – Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 @ 10 AM
This short out-and-back moderately difficult hike in the Pepacton Range leads to a nice view of Little Pond.

Trail Maintenance on Dry Brook Ridge Trail – Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 @ 10 AM
Join us on our Autumn Trail Maintenance Hike on Dry Brook Ridge.  We’ll hike Pakatakan Mountain and follow the ridge, passing by a 700 years old bog, to arrive to a beautiful lookout of the Pepacton Reservoir from almost 3500 ft. of altitude.

Hike Slide Mountain – Friday, October 8th, 2021 @ 9:30 AM
The Catskills highest summit at 4284′ is a moderately difficult hike with some great views along the route.

Photo courtesy of Catskill Mountains Lark in the Park


Paddling:

Covered Bridge Paddle – Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 @ 10 AM
Paddle the West Branch of the Delaware from Delhi to the Hamden Covered Bridge.

Paddle the Pepacton – Friday, October 8th, 2021 @ 11 AM
Join Ann Roberti of the CMC on a beautiful paddle on the scenic Pepacton Reservoir.

Paddle the Pepacton – Sunday, October 10th, 2021 @ 11 AM
Join Ann Roberti of the CMC on a beautiful paddle on the scenic Pepacton Reservoir

The tradition of highlighting the outstanding outdoor recreation available in the Catskills and the history of the Catskills region will continue. We hope you all find something that excites your interest.

Visit catskillslark.org for more information about The Lark in the Park.