area guide | winter activities
Hunter Mountain is located in the Northern Catskill Mountains
Hunter Mountain and the surrounding community together offer a variety of winter activities that can act as the perfect substitute and/or addition to skiing and snowboarding!
Hunter Mountain is home to the largest Snow Tubing Park in New York State! With tubing lanes nearly 1,000 feet long, a snack bar, fire pit, and tons of family fun - Hunter Mountain's snow tubing park is an adventure for all ages! Click here for more.
NY Zipline Tours operates the longest and highest zipline tour in North America at Hunter Mountain! Test your meddle on the Mid-Mountain Tour before you venture onto the summit SkyRider Tour. Click here for more.
Please note that the activities listed below are not operated by Hunter Mountain Resort and are located in the towns nearby the resort. Please call the individual property for operating hours and availability.
Rip Van Winkle Ranch - Snowmobile rentals on mountain trails. Just 5 minutes from Hunter Mountain.
Rte. 23A, Haines Falls | 518.589.6215
Bear Creek Landing - All new snowmobiles available for rent.
Bear Creek Landing- Winter and summer horseback riding.
Bailiwick Ranch/ Catskill Equestrian - Open all year. Horseback riding, scenic trails with mountain trail rides. All day mountain trips, overnight camping trips, pony rides, petting zoo. English and Western riding instructions.
Cross Country Skiing
Mountain Trails Cross Country Ski Center - A family adventure, 35K groomed, track-set, marked and patrolled, winter woodland trails in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. Snackbar, warming hut, cross country ski, snowshoes, and pulk sled rentals. PSIA instruction. Call for conditions, brochure and directions. About 10 minutes from Hunter Mountain.
Arts and Culture
The region is packed with art galleries, including those found in Hunter and the nearby village of Woodstock. Groups can enjoy a variety of music and cultural festivals hosted in the area. Architectural landmarks including covered bridges and historic homes such as Cedar Grove, the home of Hudson River Art School founder Thomas Cole, and Olana, the home of Frederic Church.
Shopping and Antiquing
The area features nearly 50 antique shops and galleries, all within a short drive of the Kaatskill Mountain Club. There are also dozens of local artisans and craftspeople.
Baseball Hall of Fame and Museums
Area museums cover a wide range of interests! Cooperstown, NY and the National Baseball Hall of Fame are 90 minutes from Hunter Mountain. Art museums include the Fennimore Art Museum, with its Native American and American exhibits. Transportation buffs will enjoy several options, including the Empire State Railway Museum and the Hudson River Maritime Museum. And that’s just a small sampling!