in the Catskills -
feel bad for skiers in New York City.
you don't get much good powder on the concrete,
there are some great opportunities within a short
distance from the city.
of the closest - Belleayre Mountain, the Catskills
most improved snow park, is off to another standout
park is owned and operated by the State of New York,
Department of Environmental Conservation.
wilderness surrounds you as you glide through the
Forest Preserve - a perfect example of environmentally
friendly land use and conservation.
is hard to believe that this pristine forest is
only a short trip from a major metropolitan area,
but it is.
park is approximately 2.5 hrs from New York City
by car. Just take the NYS Thruway(I-87) to exit
19-Kingston, NY, then Rt. 28 West to Highmount.
An Adirondack Trailways Ski Bus from the Port Authority
is only $61 for the round trip and includes the
lift ticket! For other directions see the park's
a great time to hit the slopes and get that body
in shape! Most of the trails are rated as intermediate,
but there are some beginner areas and the higher
mountain regions offer a few challenges for the
advanced skier. Trails are open from 8:00 AM until
5:00 PM. If you need help there are lessons and
a ski school.
park is family oriented with many children's activities.
Snowboarding is part of the fun. Tubing and cross-country
skiing are available for anyone who isn't interested
in downhill. Snowboarding is allowed. There's even
a skiing team.
weather prediction is promising and the outlook
is ideal for the excellent conditions to continue.
With daily snow blowing and Mother Nature's help,
prospects for a wide open mountain this season are
for Free on Your Birthday
The park offers birthday
specials as well as reduced prices on special
event's days... couple's day, skier's appreciation
day, teacher's day, firefighter's day, union day
and military day are just some of the events to
take advantage of. The park has thought of you if
your birthday doesn't fall during skiing season...
they have alternate dates for off season birthdays!
skiing conditions check: http://www.belleayre.com/winter/conditions.htm
Contact Info for all events information:
Route 28- Belleayre Mountain Rd.
Main Phone: 845-254-5600
degree View from Top of Belleayre in February
- this site also has information on lodging in the
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