In addition to their unmatched natural beauty, the Central Catskills enjoy a rich heritage of local culture, arts and entertainment. Since the nineteenth century, they have provided a rich offering four-season recreational opportunities easily accessible from the metropolitan centers of New York, Philadelphia and Boston.
Rose Mountain Cottages are a ten-minute drive to Belleayre Ski Center and twenty-five minutes to Hunter Mountain, both famed northeast ski centers also offering summer music festivals and programs.
Our property, 62 acres of mountain crossed by a network of old logging roads, borders several thousand acres of state land. Perfect for winter hiking, snowshoeing, etc.
In summer, the mountains, lakes and streams of the area beckon. Hiking opportunities abound. The cabins are only ten minutes from the trailhead for the Panther-Giant Ledge-Slide trails in the high peaks.
Tubing the Esopus for those who enjoy the wet and wild.
Ten-minutes to Phoenicia, a gem of original Catskill life, good food, arts and culture, including the Phoenicia International Festival of the Voice, which brings world-class artists to town every summer. Easy access to Woodstock and the Maverick summer concerts, the Woodstock film festival and other cultural attractions.
We are also happy to share information about the best local swimming holes with guests who know how to keep a secret.
The Catskill Mountain Railroad offers a unique way to enjoy the region any time of year, but their fall foliage tours are not to be missed… Also featuring special winter holiday rides.