Plan Your Visit

Get lost on purpose in this beautiful, historic and soulful area in the heart of the Hudson Valley.

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Things to Do

Choose from thrilling outdoor adventures, relaxing spa retreats, fruitful shopping excursions, or eclectic arts and culture activities.

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Enjoy happenings as diverse as the mountains, valleys, streams and rivers that dot our 250,000-acre landscape.

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Where to Stay

Posh hotels, retro-inspired inns, tricked-out cabins and cozy B&Bs are just some of the lodging options.

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Places to Eat & Drink

Find an abundance of fine restaurants, acclaimed chefs, hand-crafted beer and wine, and award-winning spirits.

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Couple enjoying the view at Sam's Point in Minnewaska State Preserve

Photo by Steve Aaron

Take in the Views

Fall foliage abounds at Minnewaska State Park and Sam’s Point Preserve.

Please note the following trail closures are in place until further notice: Smiley Carriage Road (from Ellenville to Lake Awosting), Stony Kill Carriage Road, High Point Carriage Road, Berry Picker Footpath, Lower Mine Hole Footpath, Mine Hole Footpath, Jenny Lane Footpath (from Lower Awosting Carriage Road to Blueberry Run Footpath).

Parking reservations are required on weekends and holidays. Parking is very limited. Follow the link below to reserve up to two weeks in advance, or call 1-800-456-CAMP. One reservation is allowed for any two-week period.

family at pumpkin patch

Fall for Ulster County

Pick-your-own autumn adventure at our sprawling family farms.

Ariel shot of autumn leaves at Shawangunk Ridge

Photo by Bentley Potter

Wander with Wonder

“Leaf” your worries behind and experience fall at its finest in Ulster County. Go on a leaf peeping escape with the ones you love, or take a solo adventure surrounded by unbelievable scenic beauty.

Harriet Tubman: Journey to Freedom bronze sculpture

A Journey to Freedom

The arrival of Wesley Wofford’s “Harriet Tubman: Journey to Freedom” sculpture kicks off two-month long celebration of activism, role models, heroes, human rights reparations, freedom, resilience, determination, contributions of strong women, and equality throughout Ulster County Nov. 1 – Jan. 2.

Hang Around Our Towns

Quaint shops, local eats, breathtaking views, rich history — find all of this and more in our vibrant communities.

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