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

  • Rhinebeck Community Nursery School’s Annual Toy and Clothing Sale


    Rhinebeck Community Nursery School’s Annual Toy and Clothing Sale will be held on April 28, 2018 from 9-2pm at the Reformed Church on the corner...

  • 3rd Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress


    3rd Global Pediatric Ophthalmology Congress (CME+CPD accredited) will advance the most dynamic and latest concerns in the field of Pediatric...

  • Loyal to the Crown: British Art from the George Way Collection


    An extraordinary look back to the glorious past of England   To collect means to connect with the past. It is a way of not only placing yourself...

  • Preschool Story Time with Miss Penny


    Join Miss Penny for reading, singing, & crafting fun! For children ages 2-5.

  • Peculiar Rarities


    Peculiar Rarities For over twenty-seven years, Carrie Haddad Gallery has prided itself on exhibiting some of the finest artworks in the Hudson...

  • Michelle Stuart


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

  • Exit 20: A Group Exhibition of Saugerties Artists


    Exit 20: A Group Exhibition of Saugerties Artists March 3 - April 2, 2018 Opening reception Saturday, March 3, 2018, from 5-8 PM Preview during...

  • Anne Truitt


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

  • Between I and Thou


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

  • Marilyn Orner: "The Deployment Project and Other Works"


    Opening reception: Saturday, March 3, 3-6pm A painting a day while her son is deployed.

  • Between I and Thou


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

  • Loyal to the Crown: British Art from the George Way Collection


      Loyalist or Patriot? When faced with this dilemma our founding fathers were surely daunted. On display will be a magnificent collection of...

  • Partners Crossing Boundaries


    Partners Crossing Boundaries is an in-depth look at the dynamic art duo of Nicole Lemelin and Terrance DePietro of Palenville, reaching for the...

  • Bengali Bandhan


    Bengali Bandhan classes continues for a new semester with a new meeting time: Fridays 4 – 5pm beginning January 5. These classes, taught by MD...



    Kerhonkson Fashions will present the clothing collection of local luminary Verna Gillis. Highlighted will be her vintage clothing, world costumes,...

  • Changing Spaces: An Artistic Exchange (Barrett Art Center/Tivoli Artists' Gallery)


      Barrett Art Center and Tivoli Artists Gallery would like to announce CHANGING SPACES: AN ARTISTIC EXCHANGE   This is the first joint...

  • Big Joe Fitz


    Safe Harbors Lobby at the Ritz welcomes Big Joe Fitz to the stage on Friday, March 23. Big Joe Fitz is one of the leading personalities on the...

  • ANTHROPOCENE Exhibit Opening


    Safe Harbors Ann Street Gallery opens its first exhibition of 2018, ANTHROPOCENE with a reception on Saturday, February 24, from 6:30 p.m. -...

  • Cladies Night at Clay Art Center


    Clay Art Center One-Time Cladies Night for Adults Interested in Learning to Use the Potter’s Wheel   Looking to get your hands dirty and learn...

  • Primitive Living Skills Workshops in Chestnut Ridge, NY


    The Nature Place Day Camp’s Primitive Living Skills is an immersive, hands-on (and hands-in—the fire pit, the dirt, the stream) weekend...

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