Nature is often the best medicine to find inner peace and relax from the daily hustle and bustle that is, life. Here along the Mountain Clove Scenic Byway there is four season hiking available! The Cloves have much to offer, from one of the tallest waterfalls in New York State and the most breathtaking views the Catskill area has to offer.
Along the Byway
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|All Souls Church
Beautiful, historic chapel with stone, wood, and stained glass interior and impressive views of the Catskills
Hike from Lanesville through beautiful stream valley to Diamond Notch Falls, small, hidden gem of a waterfall
Great place for walking, swimming, fishing, and picnicking near Hunter Village Square art gallery, bookstore, and craft shop and Catskill Mountain Foundation programs in music, film, and dance
|Hunter Mountain Fire Tower
At 4,040 feet, highest fire tower in New York State; access to lookout cabin with 360° views on weekends from Memorial Day to Columbus Day
|Kaaterskill Rail Trail
Hike on Ulster & Delaware Railroad track from Mountain Top Historical Society to Kaaterskill Falls and its Viewing Platform.
|Mountain Top Arboretum
Living sanctuary of native and introduced trees and plants created for research and enjoyment, and an environment for hiking, snowshoeing, birding, connecting with nature, and more
|Mountain Top Historical Society
Visitors Center and Hudson River School Art Trail Interpretive Center. restored 1913 Ulster & Delaware train station, walking paths
|Rip Van Winkle Lake
Music venue and playground with basketball court, skate park, volleyball and paddleboard courts, multi-use trail, and more
|Stony Clove Notch
With soaring slopes, rocky cliffs and some of the Catskills’ most striking scenery, popular for hiking, camping, hunting, and ice climbing
|Tannersville – The Painted Village in the Sky
Historic district and commercial center where renovated, cheerful pastel buildings house local businesses
To find even more hiking trails in the area visit the following websites:
Activities Available all Four Seasons!
Check out some more of these all season activities:
|Fishing||Skiing and snowboarding|
|Hunter Mountain Cinema||Snowmobiling|
|Ice climbing||Snowshoeing & cross country skiing|
Visit these local state run campgrounds for even more trails and sites to see!