Walton & Masonville

The main thoroughfare of Walton, New York is lined with architectural gems, store fronts and vintage signs that harken back to a time when Walton was bustling and now with a brand-new breath of fresh energy as a variety of new businesses fill the large storefronts of Delaware Street. Located along the West Branch of the Delaware River, Walton is not only home to some classic buildings like the historic Walton Theater and the Castle on the Delaware buildings but is host to a variety of spectacular events year round, including the Delaware County Fair which is held every August. Spend time in Walton and you’ll find a plethora of great food and beverage options. Travel to nearby Masonville for the classic Masonville General Store & Crescent Wrench Cafe. Hamden and Delancey are nearby towns worth visiting as well.

 

Walton offers accommodations for all. From retro motels to farm stays, you’ll find lodging that fits your needs. To be cozy while keeping nature close, Stony Creek Farm Stay offers a taste of farm life in their canvas tents. Wake up and gather eggs, take a farm tour and enjoy brick oven pizza on Saturday evening. 

The Octagon Motor Lodge
(607) 865-3190
34350 State Highway 10
Walton, NY 13856

The Solitude Inn
1670 Chamberlain Brook Road
Walton, NY 13856

Stony Creek Farmstead (Summer Only)
(607) 865-7965
1738 Freer Hollow Road
Walton, NY 13856

Walton Motel
(607) 865-4724
37 Stockton Avenue #1428
Walton, NY 13856

 

The shops in Walton are filling the nooks and crannies of the beautiful buildings with new energy. You’ll find everything from pristine, mid-century modern gems to true treasures in the variety of antique shops. A visit to the main street of Walton offers a wide array of rare finds and surprises.

Breakey’s Liquor Store
(607) 865-5997
11 Bridge Street
Walton, NY 13856

Doog Goods & Studio Chillbillies
146 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856

Full Circle Antiques & Collectibles
(607) 510-4161
164 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856

Little Dipper Antiques
(607) 761-2670
127 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856

Masonville General Store & Crescent Wrench Cafe 
(607) 265-3808
2095 State Highway 206
Masonville, NY

M & Friends Antiques
(607) 766-5529
136 Delaware Ave
Walton, NY 13856

Yarn Over Craft and Hobbies
(607) 287-0083
22 North Street
Walton, NY 13856

Yolo Mercantile
91 Townsend Street
Walton, NY 13856

Walton offers everything from modern eateries and neighborhood spots. A recent addition to the town is the Awestruck Mill, open weekends serving their house-made ciders and small bites. A little drive out of town is worth it to visit The Rainbow Lodge, and a weekly brick-oven pizza night at Stone Creek Farmstead in the summer is a must! 

Awestruck Mill
(607) 232-8224
34 Howell Street
Walton, NY 13856

Daisy Queens Ice Cream
(718) 683-8224
10 West Street
Walton, NY 13856

Danny’s
(607) 865-8496
14 Gardiner Place
Walton, NY 13856

The Dirt Dog Hut (Seasonal)
Upper Delaware Street at Corner of High Street
Walton, NY 13856

Gramma D’s Pizza
(607) 865-6588
192 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856

Masonville General Store & Crescent Wrench Cafe 
(607) 265-3808
2095 State Highway 206
Masonville, NY

Packing Heat 
(607) 510-4056
38 West Street
Walton, NY 13856

The Penguin Ice Cream & Snack Bar (Seasonal)
(607) 467-1119
11181 State Highway 8
Masonville, NY 13804

The Rainbow Lodge
(607) 865-7534
440 Rainbow Lodge Road
Walton, NY 13856

Stony Creek Farmstead (Seasonal)
(607) 865-7965
1738 Freer Hollow Road
Walton, NY 13856

TA’s Place
(607) 865-7745
249 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856

 

For a small town, Walton offers a variety of entertainment. The Walton Theater is a great destination. They screen classic and contemporary films, host coffee house music concerts and more in the historically preserved theater. A few art galleries around town offer openings and workshops and the Castle on the Delaware offers spunky entertainment alongside drinks and eats. 

Big Little Art Studio 
51 North Street Suite 4
Walton, NY 13856

Castle on the Delaware 
(917) 348-7890
139 Stockton Avenue
Walton, NY 13856

KIPNZ Art Gallery 
(607) 510-4062
150 Delaware Street
Upstairs 2A
Walton, NY 13856

Walton Theater 
(607) 865-6688
30 Gardiner Place
Walton, NY 13856

 

One of the best parts of Walton and the Great Western Catskills is being outside. There are options for adventure year round. Close to Walton is the expansive Bear Spring Mountain Campground and Day Use area that offers a variety of hikes and even mountain biking trails.

Arctic-China State Forest 
Masonville, NY 13804

Bassett Park
27 High Street
Walton, NY 13856

Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area
Trout Brook Road,
Walton, NY 13856

Finger Lakes Trail, Beals Pond
Getter Hill Road
Masonville, NY 13804

John “Jack” Kelly Memorial Pool, Walton Public Pool
607.865.5003
21 Townsend Street
Walton, NY 13856

Rock Rift Fire Tower
Walton, NY 13856

Walton Veterans Park Place Plaza
171 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856

 

The summer brings about an array of events to Walton. Each Friday the Walton Farmers Market is bustling with live music and fresh veggies, meats and goods. First Fridays, a town wide event the first Friday of each month, is an event spotlighting local businesses with specials and activities. August brings the annual and robust Delaware County Fair with tractor pulls, local produce, carnival rides, demolition derbys and much more. The Fairgrounds are open to the public year-round with winter events like snowmobile races and space for walks and jogging. Check out The Castle on the Delaware, this former armory building looks like an actual castle. This restaurant and event space hosts a wide array of events from live music, open mic nights to roller-skating parties. 

The Castle on the Delaware Year-Round
(917) 348-7890
139 Stockton Avenue
Walton, NY 13856

Delaware County Fair  August
(607) 865-4763
Fair Street
Walton, NY 13856

Walton Farmers Market July-September Fridays 10am-2pm
(607) 865-6531
181 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856

Walton First Fridays Summer
Walton, NY 13856

Walton Theater Year-Round
(607) 865-6688
30 Gardiner Place
Walton, NY 13856

 


WALTON & MASONVILLE Photo courtesy of Stony Creek Farmstead
STAY Photo courtesy of Walton Motel
SHOP Photo of Doog Goods
EAT + DRINK Photo courtesy of The Rainbow Lodge
EXPERIENCE Photo courtesy of Castle on the Delaware
ADVENTURE Photo courtesy of Bear Spring Mountain Park
EVENTS Photo courtesy of the Delaware County Fair