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

  • nOMad Community Classes

    2017.09.28

    nOMad's Community Classes at the Howland Cultural Center Join our nOMad leaders and teachers for yoga classes every Monday evening at 6:30pm and...

  • New Special Exhibit, Love For Sale: The Commercialization of the Counterculture

    2017.06.08

    This exhibit will examine the commercialization of the Counterculture.  Drawn from the extensive popular culture collection of author and...

  • Michelle Stuart

    2017.05.05

    Dia will present Michelle Stuart’s four part rubbing Sayreville Strata Quartet (1976). The installation expands Dia’s presentation of...

  • Anne Truitt

    2017.05.05

    Dia presents a new collection display of recently acquired works by Anne Truitt. The installation will trace Truitt’s formal evolution from early...

  • A Hudson Valley Journal

    2017.11.14

    A Hudson Valley Journal The Gardiner Library is presenting an exhibit of paintings by artist Natalie Wargin. Based on journal sketches the...

  • Affordable Art & Pottery Bazaar

    2017.12.03

    Dec. 3 - 21, 2017 Have you wanted to attend the Affordable Art Fair in New York but didn’t care to travel to the city?  Now Rockland Center for...

  • Hudson Valley Landscapes

    2017.11.15

    Hudson Valley Landscapes: Nov 15 - Dec 31 Carrie Haddad Gallery is pleased to end the year 2017 with a showcase of Hudson Valley Landscapes by...

  • Between I and Thou

    2017.02.04

    Between I & Thou February 4, 2017 'Between I & Thou' includes artists from many different areas of the globe. It explores interconnections...

  • 845 384 2445, Dial-a-Poem

    2017.12.01

    845 384 2445, Dial-a-Poem                 Call the number 845 384 2445. It’s free. You will be offered a short poem. This is not a...

  • Between I and Thou

    2017.02.04

    Between I & Thou February 4, 2017 - December 22, 2018 'Between I & Thou' includes artists from many different areas of the globe. It explores...

  • Art Class for Kids!!

    2017.09.21

    Join instructor Rowan Willigan for this fun art class for kids ages 10 and up! Students will explore a variety of media and techniques, including...

  • First Thursday Gallery Hop

    2017.07.06

    View contemporary art from emerging & established artists the 1st Thursday of every month at participating galleries. Visit Multiple galleries in...

  • Free Handgun Safety Course

    2017.09.14

    Phoenicia Fish and Game Association is Proud to Sponsor a free Handgun Safety Course instructed by ARMSTA Instructors.  A handgun safety course...

  • 12th Annual Millbrook Library Holiday Silent Auction

    2017.12.01

    The 12th Annual Millbrook Library Holiday Silent Auction will take place from December 1st to the 16th at Millbrook Library.  Organized by The...

  • First Thursday Gallery Hop

    2017.07.06

    View contemporary art from emerging & established artists the 1st Thursday of every month at participating galleries. Visit Multiple galleries in...

  • Clay Art Center Presents Clay Holiday: Annual Sale and Studio Tour

    2017.11.18

    Featuring hundreds of pieces of functional pottery and ceramic sculpture by local and nationally recognized artists. It is an opportunity to...

  • Make Your Own Gift Wrap With Kate Moore of Hudson River Exchange

    2017.12.14

    Gift giving is a highlight of the holiday season, but gift wrapping is the highlight of the highlight. Whether through surface design and...

  • 5 Truths to Create Positive Changes

    2017.12.14

    5 Truths to Create Positive Changes presented by Dr. Anne Deatly Dr. Deatly, Director and CEO at E Quantum Breakthroughs, will review how to tap...

  • Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol

    2017.12.01

    Charles Dickens’ classic tale of greed redeemed into hope, kindness, and love is now told from a very unusual point-of-view in “Jacob...

  • After Some Time

    2017.11.11

    Solo exhibition of paintings and mixed media drawings by Thomas Huber. 


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