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Outdoor Recreation / Skiing & Snowboarding

The Great Western Catskills has long been an outdoor sports and adventure destination! With our lush valleys, crystal-clear waters and dramatic high peaks, Delaware County offers visitors amazing views with equally incredible experiences. Whether you’re seeking the challenge of downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing; the tranquility of a leisurely walk through fields and forests or a steep trek; hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, extreme mountain biking, or miles of country roads for the biking enthusiast; the Great Western Catskills provides visitors with places to experience all of the great outdoors during any season! Enjoy the wildlife and fall in love with the breathtaking views.

  • Over The Border

    Bellearye Ski Center

    Belleayre stands as a model in the ski industry. With 47 trails, parks and glades and 8 lifts, including our new High Speed Quad, Belleayre Mountain has certainly evolved from humble, yet promising beginnings into an efficient and growing organization - perfection in progress.

    181 Galli Curci Road
    Highmount 12441
    Phone: 845-254-5600
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    Plattekill Mountain


    BIKING:  Plattekill is best known as Plattekill “Bike Park” May thru October with over 60 miles of biking-specific trails to choose from for all abilities. Plattekill also offers a full line of mountain bike rentals and gear for all sizes. New to biking? Plattekill has beginner packages for both 2-hour and full-day options with everything you’ll need including rental, gear, ticket and a full guided tour. All trails are serviced with lift accessed. Chairlift operates weekends 10am-5pm and is also open for scenic chairlift rides.

    SKIING: Discover big mountain terrain and friendly, family-oriented small mountain charm at Plattekill Mountain. With 38 trails to choose from, 4 lifts and 1,100 feet of vertical, Plattekill has it all. Choose from "Powder Puff" a gentle 2-mile beginner cruiser to some of the steepest of double-black diamonds around on their “Blockbuster” trail. Plattekill also offers snowtubing and snowshoeing as well as guided snowshoe tours by reservation. Rentals, Snowsports School, Cafeteria and Lounge all onsite.

    469 Plattekill Mountain Road
    Roxbury 12474
    Phone: 607-326-3500