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Hike at the Catskills Visitor Center / Introduction to Preparing for a Hike


Catskills Visitor Center
5096 State Route 28
Mt. Tremper, NY 12457

42.027970 -74.269758

County: Ulster
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 12, 2021, 10:00AM, 2 hour program from 10am to 12pm


Event Type Walk/Hike Description Come with questions to a demonstration on the basics of preparing for a day hike or an overnight backpacking hike with Catskills Visitor Center staff. A hike of the trails at the Visitor Center is included, just over 1 mile. Learn about outdoor equipment, Catskills ecology, and take a short hike on Visitor Center trails. Preregistration is required and the class is limited to 15 people. Sponsoring Organization Catskill Center for Conservation and Development

Contact Information


Advance registration required.
Registration deadline: Friday, September 3rd Contact phone number: (845) 688-3369 Email address:

Additional Information

Flat hiking terrain with a short uphill section, sneakers with tread or hiking shoes recommended. Part of the program is stationary.
Additional Equipment Required: Participants can bring outdoor gear from home to try it out or to ask questions. Only good shoes and water are highly recommended to bring.

Event Duration (hours): 2
Difficulty: Easy
Not suitable for children under age 12.
Length (miles): 1
Path: Returns to start
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Portion
Additional Wheelchair Info: Stationary portion talking about preparing for a hike, and part of the hike at the Catskills Visitor Center is on an ADA accessible trail.
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