AROUND Treetopia Campground

We understand you have many choices when it comes to choosing a vacation spot.  What makes Treetopia stands out (​other than our unique and luxury lodging offerings and friendly service, is the LOCATION.  We are located in Catskill New York, in the heart of Hudson Valley.  

 

We are RIGHT OFF of  exit 21 of Interstate 87, minutes to the famed Rip Van Winkle bridge, and a short distance to either Hudson and Saugerties for town hopping.  Hunter and Windham Mountains are only 20 minutes away. 

Below is a curated list of Local To Do's​

 

Adventures

  • New York Zipline Adventures: Ziplines, rope bridges & climbing tower, plus 600-ft.-high line that's the fastest & longest in U.S. 

 

  • Windham Mountain Resort: World class ski resort that offers fine dining and bike park during the off season. 

 

  • Catskills Rail Explorers: 2.5 hour family friendly foot pedalled ride through the Catskill Mountains.  A good workout in a relaxed environment. 

  • Zume Flume Water Park

    • NY’s #1 Family Water Park! Featuring “Typhoon Twister”, Wave Pool, Wild River, Lazy River, and many other water attractions.  $36 adult, $28 child. 

    • 20 Shady Glen Rd., East Durham, NY 12423

    • (518) 239-6271 www.zoomflume.com

    • Distance from Treetopia: 30 minutes

Low-key

  • Hudson River Cruises: Enjoy a clear view of historic Hudson River lighthouses, waterfront mansions and other notable locations on this two-hour sightseeing cruise. 

  • Green Lake (Kayak & Fishing) a calm local lake for kayaking and fishing (free). 

    • Green Lake, 446 Valley Rd, Catskill, NY 12414

    • Distance from Treetopia: 4 minutes

  • Olana State Historic Site is a historic house museum and property in Greenport, New York, near the city of Hudson. The estate was home to Frederic Edwin Church, one of the major figures in the Hudson River School of landscape painting.

    • 5720 NY-9G, Hudson, NY 12534

    • Distance from Treetopia: 12 minutes

  • The Skywalk on Rip Van Winkle Bridge: The Rip Van Winkle Bridge towers 145 feet over the Hudson River and is 5,040 feet long, with a walking path for pedestrians who want to take on the nearly mile-long trek. The Skywalk connects two historical towns: Catskill and Hudson. Free parking available immediately after the toll.  Great photo opps! 

    • Rip Van Winkle Bridge, Catskill NY

    • Distance from Treetopia: 7 mins

 

Farms, Fruits & Eats

  • Story Farm - Local farmstand offering seasonal fruits and vegetables and on weekends they have baked goods. 

    • 4640 NY-32, Catskill, NY 12414

    • Distance from Treetopia: 15 minutes

  • Fix Brothers Pick-Your-Own Fruit Farm: Only opens to the public when there is a harvest.  Please check their website: https://www.fixbrosfruitfarm.com

    • 215 White Birch Rd, Hudson, NY 12534

    • Distance from Treetopia: 15 minutes

 

Hikes 

PLEASE USE OUR RECOMMENDATIONS AS STARTING POINTS AND DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH FOR A SUCCESSFUL HIKE.  

  • RamsHorn-Livingston Sanctuary Trail is a 2 mile loop trail located near Catskill, New York that features a river and is good for all skill levels. This was recommended to us by guests with children.  

    • 109 Dubois Rd, Catskill, NY 12414

    • Distance from Treetopia: 8 minutes

  • Artists Rock and Sunset Rock via Escarpment Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Hunter, New York that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from April until September.

  • **Waterfalls** Kaaterskill Falls from Laurel House Road is a 1.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Haines Falls, New York that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. 

    • Parking for this trailhead is shared with the Mountain Top Historical Society buildings. 

  • **Waterfalls** Escarpment Trail to Kaaterskill Falls is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Tannersville, New York that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. 

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