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By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 1, 2016 - 8:35 pm
Above: A poster promoting Lake Wawaka in the Delaware County hamlet of Halcottsville, one of six ads that will promote the Catskills region in the NYC public transit system this summer. To see all six posters, click here.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo pulled out all... Read more
By Heather Rolland on Friday, Jun. 17, 2016 - 11:36 am
Above: The ruins of the Overlook Mountain House. Photo by Alan Via. Trees growing in the ballroom? Porcupine teeth marks on the fuselage? In addition to scenic views and cascading waterfalls, many Catskills trails and roadways boast abandoned ruins and... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Thursday, Jun. 16, 2016 - 10:33 am
Above: Finkle Road in the Delaware County town of Andes. Photo by Denick Herrin, entered in the 2016 Catskills Outdoor Guide Photo Contest. With the 2016 legislative session drawing to an end in Albany, state lawmakers are pushing for the creation of two... Read more
By Natasha M Brooks-Sperduti on Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2016 - 11:34 am
By Rebecca Andre on Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2016 - 4:59 pm
Above: A black bear in the Catskills. Photo by Rebecca Andre. Spring in the Catskills is a breathtaking season of roaring waterfalls, eagles taking flight and pastures covered in blooming wildflowers—and, thanks to our resident black bear population, of... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Jun. 9, 2016 - 10:26 am
Above: The logo for "Taking Flight: Birding in the Catskills."  For over a century, birdwatchers have come to the Catskills to enjoy the staggering variety of feathered species on display. This weekend’s “Taking Flight: Birding in the Catskills,” held at... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 6, 2016 - 9:54 am
Above: Doug Senterman, the Catskills Program Coordinator of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, cuts the ribbon on a new 0.5-mile trail at the Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center. Photo courtesy of Doug Senterman. On Saturday, June 4, a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 27, 2016 - 11:08 am
Above: "Waterfall on Trout Creek" by Steve Aaron, the grand prize winner of the 2016 Catskills Outdoor Guide Photo Contest.  It's Memorial Day weekend, and our print 2016 Catskills Outdoor Guide has hit the streets! Copies are being dropped off at dozens... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 25, 2016 - 4:37 pm
Above: A crowd at the Peekamoose Blue Hole on a summer day in 2015. Photo via the NYS DEC. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued emergency regulations on Wednesday, May 25 to protect Peekamoose Blue Hole, a popular swimming... Read more

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