Middletown Reservoir Trails Sunset Hike

In eight years being upstate I had no idea that Middletown Reservoir trails existed. We went on a late sunset hike here and we can’t wait to go back. The parking lot was large so it must get busy in the summer. The area only has about eight and half miles of hiking trails and […]

Exploring Walnut Mountain Park Trails

Exploring Walnut Mountain Park Trails

The sun was shining, the snow looked like it was melting so we went exploring Walnut Mountain Park. It was on the list of places where we haven’t been and we really needed some fresh air. We first stopped at Liberty Farm Plus and got a few rolls and a tub of spicy mayo sauce. […]

First Hiking Adventures in Clarence Fahnestock State Park

First Hiking Adventures in Clarence Fahnestock State Park

When we first met over fourteen years ago, the first place we went hiking was in Clarence Fahnestock state park. We would go as often as we could in spring and summer and even took the family here on their first inflatable boat adventure. Our typical day would be to get there early, have a […]

Hiking the Long Path Section 1

Long Path Trail Section 1

We finally decided it was time to start hiking the Long Path section 1. We were not too sure what to expect but were thrilled to get started. Since the first section of the Long Path starts in NYC, we got up early and drove down. Instead of parking somewhere in the city, we parked […]

Are You in the Catskill 3500 Club?

3500 Catskills Mountain Challange

While we’ve been hiking for 14 years together, we have yet to complete the climbs and join the Catskill 3500 Club. But a ten year old did. We just want to say how proud we are of this young man and we hope he continues to thrive, climb and build a beautiful relationship with nature. […]

Hiking at Spring Glen Buttermilk Falls

Hiking at Spring Glen Buttermilk Falls

Another waterfall that we never went to but have heard about is the Buttermilk Falls in Spring Glen. Yesterday we finally went to find it and were not disappointed! The falls also helped us discover new trails and find the section of the D&H that we can explore. Waterfall Directions A lot of people don’t […]

Hanging Rock Falls in Ellenville, NY

Hanging Rock Falls in Ellenville, NY

There are so many wonderful and hidden waterfalls around us, such as Hanging Rock Falls. We’ve lived here for almost 8 years now and have never heard of or been to this waterfall. Yesterday we finally went and were not disappointed. To get to the falls we drove through Mountaindale and made a left on […]