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  Catskill Mountains - Encyclopedia.com
Catskill Mountains dissected plateau of the Appalachian Mt. system, SE N.Y., W of the Hudson River.
The haunting Catskills - haven for hikers, hunters and skiers.
Thomas Cole's River in the Catskills as antipastoral.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-CatskillMt.html   (943 words)

 About the Catskill Mountains (Catskills) in New York State - Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Birchwood Acres
Because the Catskills continue southwest into Pennsylvania in an area known as the Poconos, the boundaries of this region are difficult to determine.
The mountainous terrain begins in the East at the Catskill Escarpment, where the land rises from the Hudson Valley and extends to the West until a gradual descent.
While many questions surround the exact location of the Catskills and the reasons for their name, one fact remains certain: this inspiring area is one of New York's greatest treasures.
www.nyjellystone.com /docs/catskill-mountains.htm   (1126 words)

  Chapter 11 - The Catskill Mountains by Irving   (Site not responding. Last check: )
THE CATSKILL MOUNTAINS, BY IRVING.-Their Name.-Description of Them.-The Alleghanies.-Their Extent.-Hudson River.-A Voyage on it.
The Catskill, Katskill, or Cat River Mountains, derived their name in the time of the Dutch Domination, from the catamounts by which they were infested, and which, with the bear and the deer, are still found in some of their most difficult recesses.
The Catskill Mountains, as I have observed, maintain all the internal wildness of the labyrinth of mountains with which they are connected.
www.catskillarchive.com /rockwell/11.htm   (3229 words)

 Catskill Forest Preserve   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Catskill Park is a mountainous region of public and private lands in Ulster, Green, Delaware and Sullivan Counties.
The Catskill Forest Preserve is the state land within the Catskill Park.
The gray sandstone of the area formed some 360-400 million years ago when the Catskill region was a shallow sea filling up with clay and silt washing off the high mountains to the east.
www.catskillpark.com /catskills.html   (373 words)

Their goal is to preserve on film this special place, which has outlasted so many other Catskills institutions, and to tell the story of its history and survival.
We are also seeking home movies and print photography of the Catskills and Bungalow Colony life.
Catskills Films, LLC is seeking home movies and photos.
www.brown.edu /Research/Catskills_Institute   (491 words)

 About the Catskill Region
Encompassing six and a half counties, and over 6,000 square miles of mountains, forests, rivers, and farmland, the Catskills are often referred to as America's First Wilderness because scholars trace the beginnings of the environmental conservation movement to this beautiful area.
The Catskill Park was established by the NYS Legislature in 1904, and encompasses an area of Delaware, Greene, Sullivan and Ulster counties in which state-owned or acquired lands were classified as forever wild
The State of New York continues to acquire land within the Catskill Park to add to its Forest Preserve holdings, with the goal of preserving lands of critical ecological importance to the Catskill Mountain region.
www.catskillcenter.org /region.html   (579 words)

 Catskill Mountains — FactMonster.com
Catskill Mountains, dissected plateau of the Appalachian Mt. system, SE N.Y., W of the Hudson River.
This glaciated region, wooded and rolling, with deep gorges and many waterfalls, is drained by the headstreams of the Delaware River and by Esopus, Schoharie, Rondout, and Catskill creeks.
Catskill Park embraces much of the Catskills, including the region of the Rip Van Winkle legend.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/us/A0810895.html   (154 words)

 Catskill Mountains - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Catskill Mountains, low mountain group in southeastern New York, forming part of the Appalachian Mountains, near the Hudson River.
Oneonta, city in south central New York, in Otsego County, on the Susquehanna River, in the western foothills of the Catskill Mountains.
- group of mountains in the Appalachian system, in southeastern New York, situated along the western bank of the Hudson River.
encarta.msn.com /Catskill_Mountains.html   (159 words)

 Welcome to Catskill Craftsmen   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Catskill Craftsmen is located in Stamford, New York, a small rural village nestled in the northern sections of the Catskill Mountains, at the headwaters of both the Schoharie and Delaware rivers.
Stamford is also known as “The Queen of the Catskills”, a name used by thousands of metropolitan New Yorkers, who, at the turning of the 19th to the 20th century, took the long train ride to spend their summers in the cool mountain air.
Catskill Craftsmen began operations in 1948, and has developed over the years, becoming the nation's leading manufacturer of RTA (ready to assemble) hardwood kitchen islands, carts, and work-centers.
www.catskillcraftsmen.com /about_us   (303 words)

 Catskill Mountains
Catskill takes its name from a large creek which flows through it, and empties into the Hudson at that place, one hundred and eleven miles from New York.
About this portion of the river, the Catskill mountains, which are seen for many miles along the Hudson, assume a majestic and sublime appearance.
As he casts his eye over its glittering towns, its scattered hamlets, its secluded homes, its mountain ranges, church spires, and untrodden forests, it is a picture of life ; an epitome of the human universe; the complete volume of moral philosophy, for which he has sought in vain in all libraries.
www.hhr.highlands.com /catskill.htm   (1075 words)

 Golf Resorts Catskill Mountains   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Catskill Mountains of New York that just happens to have a ski resort and two golf...
Catskill Mountain lodging and dining, featuring L'Auberge des 4 Saisons -- a little bit of France in the Catskills: Fine country dining and comfortable lodging, convenient to ski areas and rivers.
There are water holes, a stream running through the course, mountain and plateau terrains and, of course, spectacular views of the Catskill Mountains...
www.golf-freak.com /OPG/golf-resorts-catskill-mountains.html   (607 words)

 Hunter Mountain - Creating Mountain Memories one smile at a time...
The Greek Revival Inn opened in 1805 and is the oldest continuously operating Inn in the Catskill Mountains.
There are water holes, a stream running through the course, mountain and plateau terrains and spectacular views of the Catskill Mountains.
This club, in the shadows of the historic Catskill Mountains-home of Rip Van Winkle, is a refreshing 9-hole par 36.
www.huntermtn.com /summer_golf.html   (764 words)

 Catskill Real Estate Guide - Your Online Resource to Real Estate in the Catskill Mountains
The Catskills have long since been beautiful, picturesque mountains covered in fragrant evergreens and rolling green hills topped with quaint towns and villages with vast opportunities for hunting, fishing, skiing, hiking, golfing, camping, horseback riding, biking, shopping, dining, and more.
The Catskill Mountains are enriched with meaningful heritage and community oriented museums, galleries, businesses, and services.
The Catskills are located approximately 90 miles away from New York City and are a wonderful place to live and experience the primitive wilderness, with a splash of urban living in particular towns and villages.
www.catskillsrealestateguide.com /index2.html   (326 words)

 Welcome to the Catskill Archive
The June, 2004 issue of "The Conservationist", published by the NY DEC, has an article on the the 100th anniversary of the Catskill Forest Preserve, featuring historic photos from the Catskill Archive and other sources.
The Catskill Mountains And The Region Around by Rev. Charles Rockwell (1867)
At The Gateway of The Catskills (Harper's 1877)
www.catskillarchive.com   (142 words)

 Catskill Mountains — Infoplease.com
Catskill Mountains, dissected plateau of the Appalachian Mt. system, SE N.Y., W of the Hudson River.
The Fall and Rise of CATSKILL FIRE TOWERS.(move to restore the five remaining fire towers in the Catskill Mountains)(Brief Article)...
The haunting Catskills - haven for hikers, hunters and skiers.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/us/A0810895.html   (333 words)

The eastern escarpment of the Catskill Mountains is near the face of the Acadian Mountains as indicated by the more steeply dipping sediments and the braided stream deposits in areas such as Sunset Rock.
In the eastern Catskills, where this picture was taken, fossils of ancient ferns and root systems are the most common fossils.
For many years this was thought to be the highest mountain in the Catskills as it looked the tallest from the Hudson River.
www.angelfire.com /vt/mountaintop/catskillgeo.html   (1137 words)

 Catskill Park   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Catskill Park is a mountainous region of public and private lands in Ulster, Greene, Delaware and Sullivan Counties - the "forest preserve" counties.
The mountains are an indispensable watershed, providing drinking water for local people as well as millions of others in the lower Hudson Valley and New York City.
For Catskills Forest Preserve information contact the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Division of Lands and Forests, 21 South Putt Corners Road, New Paltz, NY, 12561-1696, (845) 256-3000, or for Greene and Delaware Counties, Rte 10, HCR 1, Stamford, NY 12167 (607) 652-7365.
www.dec.state.ny.us /website/dlf/publands/cats   (1456 words)

 Catskill Mountains. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
This glaciated region, wooded and rolling, with deep gorges and many waterfalls, is drained by the headstreams of the Delaware River and by Esopus, Schoharie, Rondout, and Catskill creeks.
Ashokan Reservoir is a source of the New York metropolitan area’s water supply.
Catskill Park embraces much of the Catskills, including the region of the Rip Van Winkle legend.
www.bartleby.com /65/ca/CatskillMt.html   (190 words)

 Brookside Campground - Catskill, New York - The best Catskill Mountains camping!
The Brookside Campground, the finest Catskill RV park, is nestled at the edge of the Catskill Mountains of New York, just outside of Catskill Park.
A serene natural surrounding awaits you with mountain views to the west and babbling trout brooks to the east.
The Catskill Mountains campground is a cozy family owned and operated facility offering the perfect place for your next Greene County camping trip.
www.campingfriend.com /BrooksideCampground   (550 words)

 Catskill Mountains, New York Bed and Breakfast - Catskill Mountains B&B from Pamela Lanier
Fleischmanns, NY (Catskill Mountains, NY) Award wining Victorian in the Catskills, 2 ml to skiing @ Belleayre.
Forestburgh, NY (Catskill Mountains, NY) High in the Catskill Mountains, just two hours from New York City, exists a romantic, 140-year-old country estate on a 250 acre private lake, within thousands of acres of forest and wildlife preserve.
Palenville, NY (Catskill Mountains, NY) Magnificent Victorian guest house located in the heart of the Catskill Mountains - only 2 hours north of NYC.
www.lanierbb.com /catskill-mountains-new-york-bed-breakfast.html   (307 words)

 Online Guide to the Catskill Mountains
The Catskill Center is a non-profit organization working to protect the cultural, historic, and natural resources of the Catskill Mountains.
The Catskill Mountain Club is a new association of outdoors-people who love to hike, camp, fish, hunt, canoe, kayak, bike, climb and otherwise enjoy nature and non-motorized outdoor recreational pursuits in the Catskill Mountains.
Last year the Catskill Guide and the Catskill Archive (the history section), had over 900,000 visitors looking for information on hiking, history, and businesses in the land of Rip Van Winkle.
www.catskillguide.com   (214 words)

 .: Greene County Tourism :.
Specializing in books on the history, art, architecture, folklore and natural science of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson Valley, Black Dome Press' books are a mainstay in the Catskill Mountain Foundation Bookstore in Hunter, as well as sporting goods stores, pharmacies, and specialty shops throughout the county.
The story of the first settlers who came by ox-sled to a lonely, isolated, uninhabited mountain "hollow" of virgin timberland in the winter of 1795, and the generations who followed.
A ninety-year-old lifelong resident of a small Catskill Mountains community reminisces about mountaintop life in the early twentieth century, chronicles the changes wrought by this century, and pieces together the origins of the community from its founding 1n 1818.
www.greenetourism.com /History/categories.cfm?catID=Books   (736 words)

 Luxury Real Estate for the Catskill Mountains
And as you travel through our web site you'll learn about other aspects of the Catskills: our charming communities only a short (two or three hours) drive away from the world’s most important metropolitan area; about the various homes in villages or spacious farms in the surrounding area.
The birds were hopping and twittering among the bushes and an eagle was wheeling aloft and breasting the pure mountain breeze.
There stood the Catskill Mountains, there ran the silvery Hudson at a distance.
www.catskillpremier.com /welcome.html   (498 words)

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