Things to Do

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.

West Branch Reserve


An energetic climb at this preserve takes you part way up a mountainside and through forests which ...

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River Rock Events & Suites

739 County Road 18, Delhi

This event space and stay is on a 215 acre farm located on the West Branch of the Delaware River ...

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Andes Town Pool

115 Delaware Avenue, Andes

The Andes Pool is a beautiful pool in the small town of Andes, NY. The Andes Town Pool is open to ...

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The Stamford NY Concert Series

97 Main Street, Stamford

The Stamford NY Concert Series is based in the Stamford Veterans Memorial Park on 97 Main ...

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Headwaters Arts Center

66 Main Street, Stamford

The Headwaters Arts Center is a creative learning and arts space managed by the Roxbury Arts Group. ...

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KIPNZ Art Gallery

150 Delaware Street, Walton

KIPNZ Art Gallery is a joint venture between Kenneth Pietrobono and Natalie Zaynra that opened in a ...

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The Hancock Rink

20 East Main Street, Hancock

A public ice skating rink at Hancock Town Square open December through February, weather ...

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Skyhold Ranch

7947 Elk Creek Rd, Delhi

Skyhold Ranch offers 1 hour guided trail rides, open or private parties on horseback, through the ...

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Denver Valley Trail

Denver Vega Road, Margaretville

The Denver Valley in the Town of Roxbury is one of the more off the beaten path destinations on ...

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Dry Brook Valley Trail

Todd Mountain Road, Arkville

Dry Brook Road runs southeast from SR 28 in Arkville.  The climb up this valley with big views of ...

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Rider Hollow Trail

Rider Hollow Road, Arkville

Very near Dry Brook Valley is Rider Hollow Rd.  It’s a great short ride on its own at 2.1 miles ...

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Hackett Fly Fishing

Hwy 17, East Branch

Enjoy a Catskill Mountain fly fishing adventures. Located just two hours north of New York City, ...

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Andes Hunting Tavern Museum

288 Main St, Andes

The Andes Hunting Tavern is a spacious, two-level gray clapboard structure built in the 1820s, and ...

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Big Lug Bicycle Outfitter

50 Main St, Stamford

Big Lug Bicycle Outfitter wants to be your go-to resource for cycling repair, maintenance and ...

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Arts Inn

923 Main St, Fleischmanns

The Arts Inn is a collective creative space, aiming to give voice to artists and unite the ...

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Jensen Ledges

Bouchoux Brook Rd, Hancock

Jensen Ledges is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Hancock, New York ...

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Alder Lake & Alder Lake Trail

Cross Mountain Road, Margaretville

Alder Lake to Balsam Lake Mountain Fire Tower is a 12.6 mile out and back trail located near ...

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McCoy Hill Trail

New York 206, Downsville

  Located within Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area, the 11.7 mile McCoy Hill ...

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Switchback Spur Trail

New York 206, Downsville

Located within Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area, the 2 mile Switchback Spur Trail is ...

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John Whalen Trail

New York 206, Downsville

Located within Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area, John Whalen Trail is a 1.1 mile ...

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Fork Mountain Trail and Fork Mountain Spur Trail

New York 206, Downsville

Located within Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area, Fork Mountain Spur Trail is a 4.7 ...

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“Box of Rocks” Trail

New York 206, Downsville

Located within Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area, the 4.5 mile “Box of Rocks” Trail ...

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Rachel’s Fine Art and Framing

68 Main Street, Delhi

A framing shop and gallery, combining over twenty years of friendly, professional service with ...

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Wolf Hollow Camp

10 Mastrion Rd, Andes

In the heart of the Western Catskill Mountains is Wolf Hollow Camp; a labor of love brought to life ...

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Big Little Art Studio

51 North Street, Suite 1

Big Little Art Studio is a creative space for all ages and abilities to learn new skills, play, ...

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Antique and Design Store Stamford

Tandem Antiques & Design

119 Main St, Stamford

Steve and Hilary have over 20 years’ experience in the business and present an eclectic but ...

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1053 Gallery

1053 Main Street, Fleischmanns

1053 Main Street Gallery offers a new, fully renovated space to support the vibrant and active ...

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Hawk & Hive

61 Main Street, Andes

Hawk + Hive is an art gallery in Andes, NY established by Jayne Parker in 2021. The gallery ...

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11 Delaware Ave, Andes

Willbees is an auction house and collaboration platform founded by John Mollett. It is the kind of ...

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Roshan Houshmand Art

495 Main St, Andes

Roshan Houshmand Art is a contemporary painting studio and gallery in Andes, NY and is open by ...

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Nana’s Attic

43501 State Highway 28, Arkville

Nana's Attic is often referred as the most unique store in the area...perhaps the world. As ...

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The Camptons Kitchen & Gallery

422 East Front Street, Hancock

The Camptons Kitchen and Gallery is a unique studio, gallery space, shop and café exhibiting the ...

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Robert V. Riddell State Park

Robert V. Riddell State Park, Davenport

Robert V. Riddell State Park offers more than 2,000 acres of fields and forested woodlands. The ...

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Belleayre – Scenic Gondola Rides

181 Galli Curci Rd, Highmount

Take the Catskill Thunder Gondola to the summit of Belleayre Mountain for breathtaking views of the ...

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Deposit State Theater

148 Front St, Deposit

The State Theater in Deposit has an incredible hard-luck history. It was built in 1937. Suffered a ...

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Treadwell Museum of Fine Art

54 Main Street, Box 252 Treadwell

Treadwell Museum of Fine Art is a museum and an art studio. Featuring the fine art, sculptures, ...

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Franklin Railroad and Community Museum

572 Main St, Franklin

The Museum has Franklin Historical items on display and a Warwick Car 30, which is presently being ...

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Bushel Collective

106 Main Street, Delhi

Founded in 2015, Bushel is a nonprofit, volunteer-run, interdisciplinary collective dedicated to ...

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Kirkside Park

Kirkside Driveway, Roxbury

Kirkside Park is the former estate of Helen Gould Shepard, daughter of Roxbury native son, Jay ...

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The Hancock Town Square

20 East Main Street, Hancock

Presenting LIVE music, dance, theatre, cultural arts and special events all summer long! Farm ...

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Franklin Stage Company

25 Institute St, Franklin

Franklin Stage Company is the only fully professional admission-free theater housed in historic ...

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Walton Theatre

30 Gardiner Place, Walton

The historic 1914 theatre continues as a vibrant venue featuring first-run movies, a classic film ...

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Dairy Learning Center in Bovina

Livestock Foundation Dairy Learning Center

64 Creamery Road, Bovina Center

The Livestock Foundation Dairy Learning Center has opened to the public as a community center ...

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Bramley Mountain Trail

Glen Burnie Road, Delhi

The Bramley Mountain Trail is the fifth addition to the hiking options in the Catskills designed ...

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SUNY Delhi Outdoor Education Center

19692 State Highway 28, Delhi

A 40-acre park with walking trails, butterfly garden, picnic areas, and fishing access on the ...

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Michael Kudish Natural History Preserve

2515 Tower Mountain Road, Stamford

As one of the only private forest preserves in the region, the Michael Kudish Natural History ...

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The Robert W. Nichol Nature Preserve and Science Center

404 W Main St, Hancock

The Robert W. Nichol Nature Preserve and Science Center, named in appreciation of the wetlands ...

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West Kortright Centre

49 West Kortright Church Road, East Meredith

Celebrating the arts and life in the Catskills since 1975. Live music, theater, art gallery, ...

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Walton Historical Society

Walton Historical Society, 9 Townsend St

The Walton Historical Society is open to the public every Saturday from 10am to 2pm. Please visit ...

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The Round Barn

46676 State Hwy 30, Halcottsville

The landmark Round Barn, built around 1893, is one of the earliest entirely round barns in New York ...

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Hobart Historical Society

57 Cornell Ave, Hobart

The Hobart Historical Society is headquartered in its restored building on Cornell Avenue, Hobart, ...

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Sidney Historical Museum

Sidney Civic Center, 21 Liberty St

Museum highlights: microfilm machines (1882 to present day), genealogy section, old yearbooks, ...

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Roxbury Arts Group

5025 Vega Mountain Road, Roxbury

The Roxbury Arts Group offers high-quality arts programming at our two venues, The Roxbury Arts ...

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Open Eye Theatre

960 Main Street, Margaretville

The Open Eye Theater develops and produces new plays and classics for a diverse audience in the ...

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MURAL on Main

631 Main St, Hobart

MURAL, the Mount Utsayantha Regional Art League, was formed to showcase the many talented artists ...

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Longyear Gallery

785 Main Street, Margaretville

Longyear Gallery is an artist-run cooperative representing professional artists from the New York ...

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Honest Brook Music Festival

1921 Honest Brook Road, Delhi

The Honest Brook Music Festival was started in 1989 and has become a fixture of the classical music ...

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Friends of Music

96 Main St, Stamford

Friends of Music presents nine performances each season: mostly classical chamber concerts from ...

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Erpf Gallery at the Catskill Center

43355 State Highway 28, Arkville

The Catskill Center's Erpf Gallery forms the centerpiece of a historic building in the hamlet of ...

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Eagle River Valley

98 Main Street, Windsor

Eagle River Valley offers everything from rustic outdoor recreation and activities to elegant ...

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Deposit Historical Museum

145 2nd Street, Deposit

Deposit Historical Museum is located in the village of Deposit, NY, just off route 17 in the ...

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Deposit Community Theatre

148 Front Street, Deposit

The Deposit Community Theatre is a community-owned single screen theater and performing arts ...

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Catskill Community Players


The Catskill Community Players is a community theater group founded in 1974 with the purpose of ...

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Bright Hill Press & Literary Center

94 Church St, Treadwell

Bright Hill Center offers literary and art programming for youth and adults. Programs range from ...

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Belleayre Music Festival

181 Galli Curci Road, Highmount

Music under the stars!! Enjoy performances all summer long, under the tent or on the lawn. Located ...

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Stagecoach Run Art Festival

Treadwell, NY

The annual Stagecoach Run Art Festival is a free, self-guided tour of artist studios and ...

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Skene Memorial Library

1017 Main Street, Fleischmanns

Sink into an armchair and browse the collection of regional and state history books, review local ...

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John Burroughs Woodchuck Lodge

1633 Burroughs Memorial Road, Roxbury

Visit Woodchuck Lodge, summer retreat of the famed naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921), and then ...

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Historical Society of Middletown

778 Cemetery Road, Margaretville

The Historical Society of the Town of Middletown is a non-profit membership organization chartered ...

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Hanford Mills Museum

51 County Road 12, East Meredith

Hanford Mills Museum, listed on the National and New York State Registers of Historic Places, is ...

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Deposit Historical Museum

145 2nd Street, Deposit

We are located in the village of Deposit, NY, just off route 17 in the Catskill Mountains. Our ...

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Delaware County Historical Association

46549 State Highway 10, Delhi

The Gideon Frisbee Homestead was constructed in 1790 for Judge Gideon Frisbvee. The house is a fine ...

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Catskill Scenic Route 30

Hancock, NY

From Hancock to Grand Gorge, Catskill Scenic Route 30 follows the East Branch of the Delaware ...

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Maple Shade Farm

2066 County Road 18, Delhi

The historic Maple Shade Farm, settled in 1785, is surrounded by rolling meadows and majestic stone ...

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Delaware & Ulster Railroad (DURR)

43510 State Highway 28, Arkville

Hop aboard! The Delaware and Ulster is an excursion train that combines railroad nostalgia with ...

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