Active Pursuits - Summer

Apple Picking, etc.: Sharing the bounty of Nature’s mountain abundance happens throughout the summer and fall – strawberries, vegetables, blueberries, apples, peaches and on and on to pumpkins, squashes, etc. Farm stands as well as farm fields are available.

 

Biking Rentals: Trail blazing information available for many different levels as well as renting bikes and equipment. Call Windham Mountain Outfitters at the intersection of Rte 296 and South Street for details (518) 734-4700.

Bird Watching: Keep on the lookout for more than 50 species of birds throughout the year. The Bataviakill Creek, which runs throughout the length of Windham, also is home to numerous wildlife including birds, beavers, woodchucks, and deer.

Creek Walking: Bring an old pair of sneakers, good balance and not minding getting wet for this old-fashioned Catskill Mountain activity. The water level differs throughout the summer and you might even be able to creek walk up to the next town. You have the opportunity to be apart of Nature first-hand.

 

Fishing: Greene County has the waters and the fish just waiting for you, Call (607) 652-7366 for information on obtaining a fishing license and perhaps even hints on good places to fish. There is calm-water lake fishing, sparkling-trout creek fishing or bass fishing in the Hudson River. Windham connects with it all.

Fitness Center:
Fitness Concepts (518) 734-4266 in neighboring Hensonville is a state-of-the-art fitness center with personal training and classes available.
Power Image Fitness Center. (518) 589-6961 or www.powerimagehealth.com at nearby Tannersville.

Golfing: Greene County is home to 10 PGA-approved golf courses. Windham Country Club (518) 734-9910 and Christman’s Windham House (518) 734-4230 are two fine examples, one at each end of Windham. Check out all the courses through the GreeneCounty Golf Association.


Hiking and Verdant Mountain Walks: Enjoy views and vistas of the surrounding Mountain Range, the Hudson River, Kaaterskill Falls, and historic sites from short walks or all-day hikes. Maps are available from the Inn’s proprietor.

Horseback Riding: Mountain rides available at near-by Tanglewood Ranch (518) 622-9531 and from Windham Equine (518) 734-3592 at Christman’s Windham House.

 

Swimming: Enjoy the Bataviakill Creek wading pools and falls just east of Prattsville on Rte 23.

Spa: (518) 734-9617. Behind the Post Office on Main Street, The Windham Spa offers many services such as massage, facials, hot stones, and more.

Windham Mountain: (800) 754-9463, Paintball, bungee jumping, and rock climbing are available as well as special events like International Bike Races.

Yoga Studio: The Mountain Breeze Yoga Studio offers yoga classes at several levels, and more in nearby Ashland. Call Heidi for further details (518) 299-3145.

 

Tubing: (845) 688-5553. Town Tinker rent tubes for a five-mile stretch of river that winds through the beautiful mountains and greenery of the Catskills.

Water Park: (518) 239-4559 or (800) 888-3586. Zoom Flume is Catskill’s largest water park. Waterslides and attractions offer full day of fun. Open June through Labor Day.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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