Ride the Catskills
Come let the beauty and mystery of the Catskill Mountains, that have inspired writers, painters and naturalists for centuries, work their magic on you. Whether you're trout fishing a crystal clear stream, enjoying a festival in a quaint mountain town, or threading a mountain bike down a tree-lined slope, you'll find excitement and relaxation for body and soul in these magic mountains. Here are some suggested routes and maps:
Shawangunk-Catskills Scenic Tour in Ulster and Sullivan Counties (PDF, 2.23 MB) - Follow the beautiful ride that Governor Cuomo took to announce the Ride the Catskills initiative. See the Governor's press release for details.
Ashokan Scenic Tour in Ulster County (PDF, 2.78 MB) - Enjoy Ashokan Reservoir's scenic beauty; stroll through rustic towns, including iconic Woodstock.
Heart of the Mountains Scenic Tour in Ulster County (PDF, 2.23 MB) - Go tubing; fish a legendary trout stream; check the concert schedule in Woodstock.
Fishing Heritage Scenic Tour in Sullivan County (PDF, 1.71 MB) - Discover covered bridges, quaint villages, and why the Catskills are famous for fly fishing.
Pepacton-Andes Scenic Tour in Delaware County (PDF, 2.42 MB) - Explore Pepacton Reservoir; enjoy a street festival or scenic train ride.
Great Northern Scenic Tour in Greene County (PDF, 3.37 MB) - Marvel at NY's highest falls; visit historic homes; take a thrill ride or just relax at a resort.
Catskill Adventure (PDF, 449 KB) - listing of 18 family-friendly hikes
Catskill Park Map and Guide
DEC's Catskill Park Map and Guide is a full color, fold-out map and guide which has great tips on planning your next Catskill adventure! Copies are available by calling DEC (518-473-9518) or by visiting the local tourism offices: