Things to Do in and around Andes & the Catskills Area
|Andes is located on the Western edge of the Catskill Preserve. A peaceful and quiet town full of fine eateries and outdoor activities for those visiting. Hope you enjoy|
|There is plenty to do in and Around Andes. Whether its strolling around town or outdoor adventures. Below we have listed a quick guide to the local and surrounding area.|
|Scenic Drives and Outdoor Activities||Recommended Activities and don't forget Woodstock!|
|Specialty stores and galleries||Balsam Lake Mountain Wild Forest BACK to Wolf Cabin Home Page|
Restaurants and Eateries:
The Andes Hotel and Restaurant
845-676-4408 - 7 days a week, year round for lunch and
dinner and Sunday brunch - Highly Recommended. Andes Hotel has great
food wonderful and atmosphere, The chef will make you feel like you
are dining in NYC Reservation need on weekends. They usually have on
going events live music, art expos, etc.
Great if you want a drink and some fun
and games. You will find a bar with pool tables and plenty of bar
Wednesday - Monday, year round for lunch and dinner - new to Andes with
wonderful Mexican food.
Cassies Kitchen - Thursday - Tuesday, year round for breakfast and lunch. Cassies is home to us we often go there for breakfast, the home style cooking makes you feel real country. Wonderful place to meet the locals and mingle. Try sitting at the counter I’m sure you will make many friends. Cassies is what being in the Catskills is all about. Tremperskill Country Store- 845-676-3244 Nearby and convenient- has fishing supplies and seasonal fruits and vegetables. GREAT homemade Lasagna! Ask Sunny for Wildlife information, he does provide personal Nature guide touring.
|Specialty Stores-Antiques & Galleries||
If you are into
antiquing, great art work or just want to browse check out the following
|Things to do in near by Margaretville:|
|Restaurants:||Cafe on Main Street - 845-586-2343- reservation needed - Continental Cuisine The Hitching Post Inn - 607-588-7078 Summerfield’s - 845-586-1111 Antonio’s - 845-586-3333 - Reservation needed - Italian Cuisine Inn between - 845-586-4265 - Steak and Seafood Binnekill Square Restaurant 845-586-4884 River House - 845-586-1000 - open Thurs - Monday 10am-5pm Flour Patch - 845-586-1919 - open 7am-2pm|
|Specialty Stores||Cheese Barrel - Exotic Deli and Ice-cream Shop E & D Spirits Shop - Liquor Store McIntosh Country Market Auction|
|Things to do in near by Delhi:|
|Restaurants:||Angelos Family Restaurant - 82 Main Street Delhi - 607-746-7171 Cross Road Cafe - 80 Main Street - 607-746-7007 Delhi Diner- 95 Main Street - 607-746-2207 Olde Caledonia- 106 Main Street Quatermoon Cafe- 53 Main Street - 607-746-8886|
|Awesome Restaurant in Near
by Downsville- PLEASE call first to ensure that they
are open! -
Old School House Inn- call in advance open 11:30am - 2:30pm and 5pm - 9pm
|Woodstock - Worth the trip @ 1 hour from the Cabin||
Art and Soul Gallery
Tannery Brook Road
Center for Photography at Woodstock
Woodstock Art Association 845-679-2940 28 Tinker Street Woodstock NY 12498 Live Entertainment Joshua's Cafe 845-679-5533 10 Tinker Street Woodstock NY 12498
|Scenic Drives and Recommended Activities:||Though Andes, then Delhi, Stamford and back!|
Highlights: Cabin Hill road offers some of the best mountain views on your right as you drive towards the center of Andes. If you are interested in Bird Houses, then stop at the Blue Bird House builders' country store. He sells great birdhouses for less then $10. Stop in to say hello, and perhaps purchase these handmade beauties (on rt. 28 towards Delhi after Glen Burnie Road)). If you are lucky, you'll see some nestlings' in bird houses right there on the premises. You can also purchase wood chairs, small benches as well. Another favorite just a few more miles up rt. 28 north approaching Delhi is the DELHI OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER. If you have time, you should walk the trails. Beautifully maintained and awesome wildflowers. Excellent for Bird Watching too! They also have a labyrinth and GREAT Walking Trails
View a video on the Delhi SUNY Park on You Tube Delhi SUNY Park
Butterfly Garden Entrance
View from the Delhi Outdoor Education Center
|You should drive up to the John Burroughs's memorial field! to Learn about John Burroughs's, the famous Naturalist writer, please visit www.johnburroughs.org/|
|Hill top Stables - Bovina, NY - 607-832-4342|
|Windswept Acres - Delhi, NY 607-746-6990|
|Balsam Lake Mountain Wild Forest|
|More information from this division: Division of Lands and Forests Catskill Forest Preserve|
|Location The Balsam Lake Mountain Wild Forest is located 8 miles south of Margaretville (Route 28) and 18 miles north of Livingston Manor (Route 17). It lies mainly within the western Ulster County town of Hardenburgh, with small appendages in the towns of Middletown and Andes in Delaware County.|
trailheads and parking areas provide developed access to the area.
is at the end of Alder Creek Road (County Route 54) in the Town of
Hardenburgh, Ulster County, 18 miles north of Livingston Manor (2.6
miles north of Turnwood).
Balsam Lake Mountain Trailhead is at the eastern end of the Beaverkill Road in the Town of Hardenburgh, 8 miles east of Turnwood
Alder Lake Loop Trail (1.5 miles, red markers) - an easy hike around the lake. Mill Brook Ridge Trail (5.9 miles, yellow markers, 1520-feet elevation gain) - Accessed either from the Alder Lake Loop on the west or the Balsam Lake Mountain Trail on the east, this trail is a challenging route through the heart of the wild forest, providing access to the Beaver Meadow Lean-to (2.25 miles from the Alder Lake Trailhead). Balsam Lake Mountain - The most direct route is from the Balsam Lake Mountain Trailhead on Beaverkill Road. Follow the blue-marked Dry Brook Ridge Trail north 0.9 miles to its junction with the red-marked Balsam Lake Mountain Trail, turn left and follow it northwest .85 miles, passing a lean-to before reaching the summit. Total distance: 1.75 miles (3.5 miles round-trip). Elevation gain: 1,200 feet. The most popular route begins at the Dry Brook Ridge Trailhead on Mill Brook Road. Follow the blue-marked Dry Brook Ridge Trail south 2.25 miles to its junction with the Balsam Lake Mountain Trail, turn right and follow this red-marked trail southwest 0.75 miles to the summit. Total distance: 3.0 miles (6.0 miles round trip). Elevation gain: 1120 feet. The most ambitious route begins at the Alder Lake Trailhead and follows the Alder Lake Loop and Mill Brook Ridge Trails eastward to the summit. Total distance: 6.7 miles (13.4 miles round trip). Elevation gain: 1520 feet.
Only 200 yards
from the parking lot and nearly one-half mile long, Alder Lake offers an
enjoyable opportunity for hand-launched boating. Electric motors are
allowed, but gasoline motors are prohibited.
While there are
no trails designated for bicycles, some of the area's trails are
suitable for bicycles. Please use caution and yield the right-of-way to
pedestrians, regardless of where you bicycle.
Trail Conditions: 845-256-3188, ext. 4182
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