Winter Hiking Tips for the Catskills

Now that winter has started to settle into the Catskill Mountains, it's always good to consider the special opportunities and challenges of hiking and recreating in the Winter. The Catskill Center offers some great winter hiking tips on their website.

The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, together with Unboring Exploring has produced a fun video about how to be properly prepared for winter hikes and activities!


Make sure you have a map and guide while you're enjoying the outdoors! The Catskill Mountains Guide & Map, along with many other guidebooks and maps are available in our online shop and at our Gift Shop at the Catskill Interpretive Center!


For More Information: Visit the Maurice D Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center located at 5096 Route 28 in Mt Tremper, NY. The Center is open everyday from 9:30 to 4:30, and until 6:30pm on Fridays. The CIC is the Visitor Center for the Catskill Park. Staff and volunteers can provide trail information and updates. The CIC carries trail mapstrail guides and other last minute items for purchase in the Gift Shop and through the Catskill Interpretive Center's online shop.

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