The Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (CIC) is a partnership between the Catskill Center and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC). Since opening in July 2015, the CIC has welcomed tens of thousands of visitors to the Catskill Park and region.
The result of decades of effort to develop a visitor center for the Catskill Park and the greater Catskills, the public-private partnership between the Catskill Center and New York State has allowed the CIC to flourish as the gateway to the region.Read More
This week on Catskill Digest on WIOX Moe and Jeff talk upcoming events in the Catskills.Read More
On Friday, July 21, 2017, we had the opportunity to join with our friends at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, local elected officials and many representatives of Catskill organizations to celebrate the Governor Cuomo's Adventure NY program, which seeks to expand access to healthy, active outdoor recreation; connect people with nature and the outdoors; protect New York's natural resources; and boost local economies.Read More
Recently a 100-foot weather tower was proposed on land adjacent to the Catskill Park's Forest Preserve. The proposed tower is to be east of Clum Hill in the Town of Hunter, on the ridge leading to the Roundtop and Kaaterskill High Peak mountain range, which is part of the Catskill Park’s forever wild, Forest Preserve lands and is classified by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) as Wild Forest. It is not an exaggeration to say that the view of Kaaterskill High Peak and Roundtop is considered one of the most iconic views in the CatskillsRead More