Winter & Fall

Belleayre Mountain Ski Center

Skiers staying at our lodge receive a voucher for discounted lift tickets at Belleayre Mountain!!!

Only five minutes away (1 mile) from Belleayre Mountain Ski Center and less than 100 miles from NYC, Belleayre Lodge is ideal for a weekend ski getaway. Belleayre Mountain is a family-friendly snow park with many ski school programs, 60 trails of mixed levels, cross country ski trails, snow tubing, and snow making! Our guests receive a voucher for discounted lift tickets at Belleayre Ski Center.

Plattekill Mountain &
Hunter Mountain

For a change of pace try snow tubing at Plattekill Mountain or Hunter Mountain. Both offer great skiing and Hunter Mountain offers cross country skiing as well. Some of our guests who stay the week enjoy the comprehensive services of Belleayre Mountain Ski Center. However, some guests travel and experience snow fun PlattekillHunter, and Windham, too. All of which are within a 45-minute drive. Weekdays tend to have shorter lift lines.

Visit Jimmy's Belleayre Ski Shop where our guests receive great discounts on ski equipment and apparel.

Horseback Riding

There is much Catskills wilderness to explore and horseback riding is a leisurely way to take in the landscape. Lessons and trail-riding is available in nearby Olivebridge at the Ashokan Riding Club. Reservations recommended.

Zipline Tour

Seeking a thrill? See the beauty of the Catskills from a bird's eye view - yes, even in winter!  Hunter Mountain has zipline canopy tours, for the beginner or advanced, complete with a rope jungle gym and repelling walls. Reservations recommended.

Snow Shoeing

It's never too cold or snowy to hike! Strap on some snow shoes and cover some ground. See Catskill Mountain trails in their winter beauty. Hiking trails lead right from Belleayre Lodge and countless trails are a short drive away.

Don't have your own snow shoes? Rent them in Phoenicia at Store House Outfitters.

Fall Foliage

Experience the warm and vibrant colors of Autumn on nature's tapestry of trees here in the Catskills. Take a drive along scenic Route 28 or ask us for a suggested road trip to enjoy during your stay.

Farmers' Markets

Take the family over to Kelder's Farm for vegetable and fruit picking, mini-golf, petting zoo. The farm is approximately 35 miles away, and offers a wide range of seasonal special events.

Round Barn Market - Pakatakan's very cool farmers' market. About 30 minutes drive from our lodge.

Railway Tours

Take a scenic railroad ride through the mountains on the Catskill Mountain Railroad and Delaware-Ulster Railroad. During winter months be sure to catch a ride on one of their Holiday Train trips.

Canoe/Kayaking

Nearest to Belleayre Lodge, the Pepacton Reservoir is one of the few NYC reservoirs that accommodate recreational boating from sunrise to sunset starting the Friday of Memorial Day weekend and ends Columbus Day. Non-motorized boats, kayaks (at least 9' in length), canoes, and rowboats (at least 11'5" in length) are allowed. Boats must be steam cleaned and have a cleaning certificate.

Outfitters for canoes and kayaks can get you set up with all you need for a day of fun on the Pepacton Reservoir or even the Delaware River. Try contacting:

Al's Sports Store, Downsville, (607) 363-7740, www.alssportstore.com
Pepacton Bait and Tackle, Arkville, (845) 750-5061
Catskill Outback Adventures, Big Indian, (845) 254-9888

If canoeing or kayaking with your own boat, read up on the rules and regulations.