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Area Attractions

Scudder Hill House is close to skiing, parks, lakes, reservoir fishing, golf, and several restaurants. Just across the street from us is Lake Wawaka where you may take a stroll or rent a kayak. Shopping and sightseeing are just minutes away in Roxbury and the town of Margaretville.

Also nearby, only minutes from us, are Plattekill and Belleayre Mountains which offer skiing, snowboarding, and tubing in the winter 

Snow Sports


If you have a snowmobile, major routes are across the street from Scudder Hill House.

Ice Skating

Outdoor rink, weather permitting, in the town of Margaretville (depends on weather conditions)

Ski Plattekill

Nestled in the western part of the Catskills is Plattekill Mountain, only six miles from Scudder Hill House. Family owned and operated, it provides you with a quaint and comfortable ski trip experience whether you’re a first timer or well seasoned. The mountain offers downhill skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, snowshoeing, and mountain biking in the summer. Every March they have snowmobile races. If you don't ski and want the experience of being on top of the mountain, take their chairlift rides in the summer.
469 Plattekill Mountain Road, Roxbury, NY 12474
(607) 326-3500
> www.plattekill.com/winter | > directions from Scudder Hill House

Belleayre Mountain

Owned and operated by the New York State Department of Conservation, Belleayre has been opened to families since 1949. Cross country ski and hike the same trails or downhill ski and snowboard. For summer fun, come to the music festivals and Octoberfest. We are approximately fifteen minutes from the mountain, which is located on Rte 28 in High Mount.
(845) 254-5600
> www.belleayre.com | directions from Scudder Hill House

Hunter Mountain

Offering snow tubing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and downhill skiing, Hunter Mountain is 35-40 minutes away from Scudder Hill House. Also, Kaaterskill Falls is a two-drop waterfall located between the hamlets of Haines Fall and Palenville in the town of Hunter.
> www.huntermtn.com | directions from Scudder Hill House

Windham Mountain

Since 1960, this ski resort has been open and offers their guests the opportunity to go downhill skiing, snowboarding, tubing and skating, as well as night skiing. Windham is only 35-40 minutes away from Scudder Hill House.
33 Clarence D. Lane Road, Windham, NY 12496
(518) 734-4300
> www.windhammountain.com | directions from Scudder Hill House

Mine Kill State Park

Located in the Schoharie Valley in North Bleinheim on Rte 30 north, 25 minutes, you can go snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
161 Mine Kill State Park North Blenheim, NY 12131
(518) 827-6111
> www.nysparks.com | directions from Scudder Hill House

Snow Sports