Few places in New York offer a chance to get off the beaten path and reconnect with nature quite like the Catskills. Established in 1885, Catskill Park encompasses an incredible 700,000 acres of land, much of it completely open and free for the public to use.
Catskill Park represents a hub for hiking, camping, fishing, birdwatching, and outdoor pursuits of all kinds. Be sure to check out some of our real estate agents' favorite Catskills destinations as you're getting acquainted with the area!
New York's Catskill Mountains offer some of the most rugged country and spectacular scenery in the Northeast. Hammock camping is one of the greatest ways to explore this unique part of the world.
Hammocks and hammock tents are perfect for camping. They're lightweight enough to take with you on backpacking trips, yet comfortable enough to replace more traditional tents. These are some of our real estate agents' favorite hammock camping spots in the Catskills.
Spring is in the air, and there's no better time for a primitive camping adventure in the Catskills. Our real estate agents are always excited for an opportunity to spend some time in one of New York's most spectacular wild landscapes.
But just what is primitive camping? It usually means hiking into a wild area and sleeping in a tent or lean-to far from any road, and without modern amenities like electricity or running water. Car camping at a rustic tent campground is also considered by some to be primitive camping. We've included some of our favorite places to do both!
There's simply no bad time to visit the Catskill Mountains. Whether you're looking for the most vibrant fall foliage or want to see our waterfalls at full power in spring, there's always something spectacular waiting to be discovered.
But winter is a particularly special and often-overlooked season in the Catskills. So strap on your crampons and join our real estate agents on these amazing winter hikes in the Catskills!
The Catskill Region is famous for its wild mountain scenery, and we think those mountains look their best first thing in the morning as the fog is lifting, with a hot cup of coffee in your hand. It's perfect.
National Espresso Day is coming right up on November 23. In honor of the occasion, our real estate agents are delighted to share some of their favorite coffee shops in the Catskills.
With five of America's top trout streams along with several fish-rich lakes and reservoirs, Roscoe has earned the famous designation of "Trout Town, USA." But you don't have to enjoy fishing to find a number of entertaining things to do around town. Spend a day exploring these activities around Roscoe homes for sale.
This year, many people are rethinking their summer plans, but, don't worry, you don't have to cancel your vacation altogether. With the safety of traveling by air and staying in hotels still in question, a "stay-cation" will be the solution for most families. Luckily, there are a ton of great campgrounds in the Catskill Region.
When they're not helping clients find the perfect property, our real estate agents often enjoy packing up their RVs or even heading out for a primitive tent camping adventure. Here are a few of the top local campgrounds that they like to frequent.
This month offers some of the greatest fishing opportunities of the year in the Catskills region. With dozens of clear mountain lakes and seemingly endless river and stream miles, the Catskills are a genuine paradise for New York fly fishermen.
National Go Fishing Day is coming right up on June 18th, and New York's Free Fishing Weekend is just a week later on the 27th and 28th. The latter are some of the only dates of the year you can hit the water in New York without a fishing license. If you're in the mood for a fly fishing adventure this June, be sure to check out some of our real estate agents' favorite fishing destinations in the Catskill Mountains.
Training for a 5k run is rewarding for so many reasons, especially when you call the Catskills home. In addition to working toward a worthy goal, training in the Catskills provides the perfect excuse to enjoy all of the outdoor beauty that the region has to offer close to Syracuse homes for sale.
As our real estate agents and so many residents know, the region is home to an endless collection of trails offering everything from relaxing, leisurely strolls to challenging uphill climbs with spectacular views. Find the ideal destination to train for your next 5k run, with our guide to five great parks and trails in the Catskills Region.
How do you want to spend your summer? Floating in the middle of a lake? Becoming one with nature during a trail hike? Casting a fishing line — and your worries — into the river? Our REALTORS® believe that the Catskill Mountain area of New York is the perfect place for an outdoor getaway that has enough attractions and activities to fill your summer with relaxation and adventure.