Snow and VERY cold conditions in the forecast!

Snow is falling across the Catskill Park today with expected totals by Wednesday night of 6 to 10 new inches of snow. Driving conditions may be difficult at times and most trailhead parking areas will not be plowed out until Wednesday afternoon at the earliest.

Cold weather will follow the snowstorm tonight and frigid conditions will settle in the mountains for the next few days. Visitors should expect daytime temperatures in single digits Wednesday through Friday and low temperatures at night well below zero.

In An Emergency: Report backcountry emergencies, such as lost or injured hikers and forest fires to the DEC Forest Rangers at 518-408-5850 or call 911.

Weather: Be aware of and prepared for changing weather conditions in the Catskills. Stay current with the National Weather Service Weather Forecast. The NY Mesonet has stations in and just outside of Catskills that provide real time weather data and forecasts. Hudson Valley Weather provides detailed forecasts for the Hudson Valley and the Catskills.

The Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center now hosts a weather station in the MesoWest Network. Check the current weather conditions. The Center is located at 5096 Route 28 in Mt Tremper, NY. Through the winter, we’re open 7 days a week from 8 am to 3 pm. Come at the start of the day for discounted ski and snowboard lift tickets! The Center’s gift shop also carries trail mapstrail guides and more for purchase.  

Call us at the Center: 845-688-3369 or email us at

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