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Driving Directions to Hunter
Hunter Mountain is located just over 2 hours north of New York City in the northern Catskill Mountains of New York State. Whether you are coming from the north or the south, Hunter is a convenient half-hour ride from New York State Thruway exits 20 or 21.

Physical address: 64 Klein Ave, Hunter, NY 12442

Hunter Mountain coordinates for your GPS: N42 12.289 W74 12.598 or Google Maps 

Please obey the posted speed limit signs while on the mountaintop. Local law enforcement agencies strictly enforce the posted speed limits.

For those without transportation, there are several Bus Tour Operators that bring regularly scheduled trips to Hunter, as well as Adirondack Trailways, which offers daily trips from Port Authority, NYC to Hunter.

Directions to Hunter Mountain From:

New York State
  • Albany - Est. Time: 1 Hour 10 Minutes
    • NY Thruway south to Exit 21 (Catskill), turn left after exit and go to Rt. 9W (about 2 miles); take Rt. 9W south to Rt. 23A; take Rt. 23A west to Hunter Mountain.
  • Binghamton - Est. Time: 2½ Hours
    • Interstate 88 east to Oneonta. Pick up Rt. 23 east to Rt. 23A to Hunter.
  • New York City - Est. Time: 2½ Hours
    • NY Thruway (I-87) north to Exit 20 (Saugerties). Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.
  • Long Island - Est. Time: 2½-5 Hours
    • Take the LIE or Rt. 25A to the Cross Island Parkway to the Throgs Neck Bridge. Then take the Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) to the George Washington Bridge. Take the GW Bridge to Route 4 (3rd exit ramp). Continue on Rt. 4 heading northwest to Rt. 17. Take Rt. 17 north to the NY Thruway, north to Exit 20 (Saugerties). Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.
  • Rochester - Est. Time: 5½ Hours
    • NY Thruway east to Albany, then south to Exit 21 (Catskill), turn left after exit and go to Rt. 9W (about 2 miles); take Rt. 9W south to Rt. 23A; take Rt. 23A west to Hunter Mountain.
  • Syracuse & Utica - Est. Time: 3-3½ Hours
    • NY Thruway east to Albany, then south to Exit 21 (Catskill), turn left after exit and go to Rt. 9W (about 2 miles); take Rt. 9W south to Rt. 23A; take Rt. 23A west to Hunter Mountain.
New Jersey
  • Western, Southern & Northern
    • Interstate 287 north to the NY Thruway north to Exit 20 (Saugerties). Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.
  • North Eastern
    • Route 17 north to the NY Thruway north to Exit 20 (Saugerties). Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.
  • Southern New Jersey - Est. Time: 4½ Hours from Atlantic City
    • Garden State Parkway north to Rt. 17 in Paramus, north to the NY Thruway north to Exit 20 (Saugerties). Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.
Connecticut
  • Hartford, CT - Est. Time: 3 Hours
    • Rt. 84 west to the NY Thruway (Newburgh), take Thruway north to Exit 20. Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.
Massachusetts
  • Boston - Est. Time: 3½ Hours
    • Mass Pike west to the end. Follow signs for Albany, pick up NY Thruway south to Exit 21 (Catskill), go west on Rt. 23A.
  • Springfield - Est. Time: 2¼ Hours
    • Mass Pike west to the end. Follow signs for Thruway south, pick up NY Thruway south to Exit 21 (Catskill), go west on Rt. 23A.
Pennsylvania
  • Allentown - Est. Time: 3 Hours
    • Take Interstate 78, east to Interstate 287, north to the NY Thruway, north to Exit 20 (Saugerties). Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.
  • Philadelphia - Est. Time: 4 Hours
    • Take Interstate 76, east Interstate 95, north to Interstate 287, north to the NY Thruway, north to Exit 20 (Saugerties). Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.
  • Pittsburgh - Est. Time: 8½ Hours
    • Pennsylvania Turnpike (70, 76) east to Interstate 78 near Allentown. Take Interstate 78, east to Interstate 287, north to the NY Thruway, north to Exit 20 (Saugerties). Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.
  • Scranton - Est. Time: 3½ Hours
    • Take Rt. 84 east to Newburgh, pick up the NY Thruway north to Exit 20 (Saugerties). Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.
Other
  • Washington, DC - Est. Time: 5½ Hours
    • Take Rt. 95 north to Rt. 287 north to the NY Thruway north to Exit 20 (Saugerties). Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.
  • Baltimore, MD - Est. Time: 5 Hours
    • Take Rt. 95 north to Rt. 287 north to the NY Thruway north to Exit 20 (Saugerties). Take Rt. 32 north to Rt. 32A north to Rt. 23A west.