Greene County

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Introduction to Greene County Neighborhoods

From the low-lying plains along the Hudson River to the top of 4,000-foot Hunter Mountain, and from its undisturbed natural preserves to its historic villages, Greene County offers a wealth of activity just two hours north of New York City. Named for Revolutionary War Gen. Nathaniel Greene, the county is less developed than some of its neighbors. A large section of the county is actually within Catskill Park, and thousands of acres of forest preserve lure outdoor enthusiasts throughout the year. Greene County is a fisherman’s paradise, with numerous streams home to trout, bass and other prizes. And the Hudson River itself is available for boating and exemplary bird watching (keep an eye out for bald Eagles). Hiking, biking and mountain climbing opportunities abound. A must-see is Kaaterskill Falls, in the town of Hunter. One of New York's highest cascading waterfalls, Kaaterskill Falls is a two-drop waterfall that cascades a total of 260 feet. The falls have been attracting tourists for centuries, and can be found mentioned in books, essays, poems and paintings of the early 19th century by such luminaries as Alexis de Tocqueville, William Cullen Bryant and painters of the Hudson River School, including Thomas Cole. In the winter, Hunter and Windham mountains feature some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the state. Indoor treats include Cole’s home in the town of Catskill, a National Historic Site and museum. The Hudson-Athens Lighthouse, an architectural gem that has guided ships up and down the river since 1874, is open for summer tours.

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Hudson Valley Events

  • Answer to Cancer (A2C) Cycling Event


    CRI’s Answer to Cancer (A2C) Cycling Event   A cycling event of various distances, where riders commit to raise a pre-determined...

  • Countryside Garden Tour


      The Warwick Valley Gardeners will hold their 23rd annual Countryside Garden Tour on Saturday June 25, 2016 (rain date June 26, 2016) from 9:00...

  • Bikeville


    BBG&G Advertising, Ellenville Public Library & Museum, Ulster County Tourism and UCEDA will be hosting Bikeville, a leisurely four-mile...

  • Boscobel House and Gardens presents Hudson Hewn: New York Furniture Now


    Art can manifest itself in myriad different forms, and furniture is no exception. In Hudson Hewn: New York Furniture Now, works by nearly a dozen...

  • Clay Totems


      Clay Totems (Ages 6 - 9) Sun/AM 10:30 – 12:00 5 Weeks May 22 - June 26 (no class 5/29) Sun/PM 1:00 -...

  • Bravelet


      Join Team Lisa's Positive Vibes with this ongoing Bravelet Fundraiser! Visit: Click Shop.  In the...

  • Art Exhibition - Side by Side: Robert Natkin & Judith Dolnick


      Wed. - Sun. 12-5pm at Hopper House thru June 26th. The exhibition Side by Side: Robert Natkin & Judith Dolnick presents the work of Robert...

  • Art Exhibit: Side by Side: Robert Natkin and Judith Dolnick


      Side by Side: Robert Natkin and Judith Dolnick April 30 - June 26, 2016 Edward Hopper House is pleased to present an exhibition of the work of...

  • A Feast for Bards: Farm to Table Poetics


    From planting to harvest, cooking to eating, food has inspired poets, not only as one of life's most sensual pleasures, but also because poetry...

  • Dia:Beacon: Occasions and other occurrences hosted by Isabel Lewis


    Isabel Lewis’s work takes the form of social occasions that mark their own space between the formats of the exhibition and the...

  • Beekeeper Tours


      Experience Peter Coffin’s Untitled (Bees Making Honey) (2012).   Beekeeper Colin Coyne leads tours, educating...

  • Aston Magna Music Festival


    Aston Magna Music Festival is the nation's longest running summer festival featuring early music performed on authentic period instruments, in the...

  • Concert to Celebrate Woodstock Elders


    SageArts is hosting a concert on July 17 to celebrate in song the lives of local elders from the Woodstock, N.Y. community.  SageArts is an...

  • Claire Lambe: Paintings


    Claire Lambe: Paintings, at the Falcon Opening Reception: June 5th, 4 - 5:30 pm Artist Claire Lambe has a solo exhibition opening on June 5 at...

  • Centennial Seafood Soiree


    On the beautiful and lush grounds of historic Constitution Island. The Constitution Island Association is celebrating its Centennial!  In...

  • Centennial Seafood Soiree


    On the beautiful and lush grounds of historic Constitution Island. The Constitution Island Association is celebrating its Centennial!  In...

  • Free! Live in the Landscape: Astronomy, Music and Film Nights


    : Join us for a free family evening at Olana; pack a cooler with snacks and drinks, blankets and chairs and join us on the East Lawn starting at...

  • "Draw To The Nude" Art Opening


    Group Drawing Show featuring the works of Garin Baker, Niamh Butler, Bob Breur, Andrew Lattimore, Mary Mugele Sealfon and John A. Varriano. The...

  • Basilica FREE Screening Series - Bollywood @ Basilica


    Basilica FREE Screening Series - Bollywood @ Basilica Tuesdays | June 21 | July 12 | August 9 | Doors at 7PM | Films at 8PM   FREE...

  • Evening Battlefield Lantern Tour


    The Battle of Stony Point was a great victory for the Continental Army during the American Revolution.  Learn about the daring assault on the...

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