By Katherine Speller on Monday, Jun. 16, 2014 - 1:41 pm
The miles of trails that crisscross the Catskill Park would be in rough shape, if not for the volunteers that brave mud, weather, prickers and bugs every year to keep them in good condition.  This month -- just in time for National Trails Day -- those... Read more
By John Phillip Tappen on Wednesday, Jun. 11, 2014 - 4:03 pm
Kenco's Kingston Kayak Festival returns to the Kingston Point Beach on Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to offer opportunities for both seasoned and novice kayakers alike. Kayakers will be able to learn new skills in beginner, intermediate and... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jun. 10, 2014 - 2:37 pm
On Memorial Day weekend, our 2014 Catskills Outdoor Guide hit the streets! We went through about 2,000 copies in 24 hours, and are waiting on the rest of our 20,000 print run to be delivered this week. They're going like hotcakes.  This year's edition of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jun. 9, 2014 - 10:10 pm
Water is everywhere in the Catskill Mountains, even their name: The “kill” in “Catskills” is a Dutch word for “creek.” There’s plenty of open water to go around for kayakers, canoers, sailors and rowers — especially now that four of New York City’s vast... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 27, 2014 - 2:35 pm
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued Tuesday afternoon for central New York and the western Catskills region, including Delaware and Sullivan counties. The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Hudson Valley Weather writes that the storms in the forecast are... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 27, 2014 - 9:51 am
The Catskills region is renowned as the cradle of American dry fly-fishing. It’s the place where, in the 1800s, local anglers first began to alter English flies into shapes and patterns that mimic our own native insects. Today, the fly-tier’s art thrives... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, May. 24, 2014 - 11:32 am
Four of New York City’s six reservoirs in the Catskills — Pepacton, Schoharie, Cannonsville and Neversink — are open to canoes, kayaks, rowboats and small sailboats from Memorial Day to Columbus Day. The reservoirs hold drinking water for roughly 9.4... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 4:14 pm
Above: Video of hail falling in the Delaware County town of Hamden on Thursday afternoon, taken by local videographer Jess Vecchione.  Intense, fast-moving thunderstorms are moving through the Catskills region, bringing rain and, in some places, hail. ... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 16, 2014 - 9:30 am
Above: A graphic produced Friday morning by the National Weather Service in Albany, showing widespread flood watches west of the Hudson River.  Flood watches are in effect across the Catskills region for Friday afternoon through Saturday morning, as heavy... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 14, 2014 - 1:49 pm
Above: Kids investigate stream creatures during a water workshop, which will take place on Tuesday, May 20 in Tannersville this year. Photo via the Greene County Soil and Water Conservation District.  The four-mile Schoharie Reservoir, created by the 88-... Read more


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