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. 

Walton Motel
607.865.4724
37 Stockton Avenue #1428
Walton, NY 13856

The Solitude Inn
1670 Chamberlain Brook Road
Walton, NY 13856

The Octagon Motor Lodge
607.865.3190
34350 State Highway 10
Walton, NY 13856

Stony Creek Farmstead (Summer Only)
607.865.7965
1738 Freer Hollow Road
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. 

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

Yolo Mercantile
91 Townsend Street
Walton, NY 13856

Little Dipper Antiques
607.761.2670
127 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856

Full Circle Antiques & Collectibles
607.510.4161
164 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856 

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

Masonville General Store & Crescent Wrench Cafe 
607.265.3808
2095 State Highway 206
Masonville, NY

 

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
34 Howell Street
Walton, NY 13856

Danny’s
607.865.8496
14 Gardiner Place
Walton, NY 13856

Gramma D’s Pizza
607.865.6588
192 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856

TA’s Place
607.865.7745
249 Delaware Street
Walton, NY 13856

The Rainbow Lodge
607.865.7534
440 Rainbow Lodge Road
Walton, NY 13856

Packing Heat 
607.510.4056
38 West Street
Walton, NY 13856

Masonville General Store & Crescent Wrench Cafe 
607.265.3808
2095 State Highway 206
Masonville, NY

Stony Creek Farmstead (Summer Only)
607.865.7965
1738 Freer Hollow Road
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. 

Walton Theater 
607.865.6688
30 Gardiner Place
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

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

 

One of the greatest parts of Walton and the Great Western Catskills is the great outdoors. There are options for exploration year around and close to Walton is the expansive Bear Spring Mountain Campground and Day Use area. There are a plethora of hikes and adventures to be had. 

Arctic-China State Forest 
Masonville, NY 13804

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

Bassett Park
27 High Street
Walton, NY 13856

Rock Rift Fire Tower
Walton, NY 13856

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

Walton Theater Year-Round 

Walton Farmers Market July-September Fridays 10am-2pm 

Walton First Fridays Summer 

Delaware County Fair  August

 

Images, from top to bottom, courtesy of:
Stony Creek Farmstead
Walton Motel
Doog Goods
The Rainbow Lodge
Castle on the Delaware
Bear Spring Mountain Park
Delaware County Fair