Arts & Recreation
The Town of Hunter offers year round points of interest for enthusiasts of the great outdoors as a vacation destination. World class downhill skiing can be found during the winter at Hunter Mountain, located in the center of the Village of Hunter. Cross country skiing and snowshoeing enthusiasts can find miles of trails at Mountain Trails Cross Country Ski Center in the Village of Tannersville. Fishing, hiking, hunting and ice-climbing are off season attractions. There are two N.Y. State run campsites. The smallest is Devil’s Tombstone in the Stony Clove Notch. The second and one of the most popular of the state, is North-South Lake in Haines Falls. Some of the trails are part of the escarpment trail and offer view points that look into the mountains of the New England States and a board panorama the Hudson River.
Also within the Town of Hunter there are facilities for camping and picnics, two beaches and swimming at Rip Van Winkle and Dolan’s Lakes. Canoes and kayaks may be used there. There are many trails for horses and for Cross Country skiing, snow shoeing, and snowmobiling. The famous Kaaterskill Falls are also located in the Town of Hunter. At and nearby this location some of the most memorable scenery of the East Coast can be discovered.