Visiting Camp? Here are some activities around town!

Here is a list of Activities and Attractions near Camp Echo!

To Route 17: Follow Echo Road to the end and take a left onto Ski Run Road. Follow for a 1⁄2 mile to the blinking red light. Turn right onto Burlingham Road and proceed 3.3 miles. After the overpass make a right turn onto the ramp for Route 17.

Pine Bush (Main Street)

A variety of restaurants and shops can be found just five minutes from Echo in this neighboring town.

Directions: Follow Echo Road to the end and take a left onto Ski Run Road. Follow for a 1⁄2 mile to the blinking red light. Turn left onto Burlingham Road and proceed 3 1⁄2 miles. Turn right onto NY-52 / CR-7 and follow this road into Pine Bush.

Galleria at Crystal Run
One Galleria Drive, Middletown, NY 10940

(845) 692-8883 (Approx. 20 minutes)

1,000,000 square foot shopping mall.

Directions: Route 17 to Exit 120W. At the end of the ramp you will be on Route 211. Follow past the Mobil station and turn right into the Galleria.

The Castle Fun Center
109 Brookside Ave., Rte. 17M, Chester, NY 10918

(845) 469-2116 A family fun center with mini-golf, go-karts, batting cages, arcade, roller skating, laser tag, & rock climbing

Directions: Take Route 17 East to Exit 126. At the light at the end of the exit ramp, make a left. You'll go over Route 17. Go two lights. The second light is on Route 17M. Make a left on to Route 17M. The Castle is one-quarter mile down on the left.

Mohonk Mountain House

(845) 255-1000 General Reference (800) 772-6646 Reservations (Approx. 1 hour)

A beautiful 251 room Victorian Castle. 85 miles of hiking with guided tours, tennis, 9 hole-par 35 Scottish- style golf course, fishing, boating, swimming, croquet and fitness center.

Directions: Route 17 to Exit 121W to Route 84W to Thruway North, one exit to Exit 18. Turn left at traffic light onto Route 299/Main Street through New Paltz. Immediately after crossing bridge turn right. Follow Mohonk signs. After 1⁄4 mile bear left at the fork and follow Mt. Rest Road and Mohonk signs to Gatehouse. (Gatehouse is located 6 miles west of the Thruway exit.)

Lake Minnewaska

(Approx. 35 minutes)

A beautiful preserve in the Shawangunk Range offering picnicking, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, boating and observing nature. Check website for directions and current events.

Woodbury Commons Premium Outlet
498 Red Apple Court, Central Valley, NY

(845) 928-4000 (Approx. 40 minutes) Open 10 am – 9 pm, Sunday 10am – 8 pm

A factory outlet with 220 stores. Restaurants are also available.

Directions: Route 17 to Exit 131. At the end of the ramp take a left. Woodbury Commons entrance is on your right.

Sugar Loaf Village

(Approx. 40 minutes)

A quaint, unique and original craft village consisting of 60 shops with handmade gifts. Many vendors make jewelry, candles, leather goods, woodworking and original artwork. The Barnsider is an excellent restaurant.

Directions: Route 17 to Exit 126. Make two rights onto Route 17M. Take a right at the light at Rowley Lumber onto County Route 13 (Kings Highway) to Sugar Loaf. Located 20 minutes from Woodbury Commons.

Winding Hills Golf Course
1847 State Route 17K, Montgomery, NY (845)469-4663 (Approx. 20 minutes)

18 holes of golf, golf carts, restaurant for a great lunch

Directions: At blinking light stay straight on County Rte 48 and go 3.2 miles. At cross street, turn right onto Route 302 for 2.5 miles. At light (5 way intersection) turn left onto Route 17K and go 4.6 miles. Golf course on your right.

The Emerson Inn and Spa
5340 Route 28, Mount Tremper, NY 12457 (845) 688-7900 (Approx. 1 hour)

A beautiful Bed and Breakfast with a Day Spa offering over 40 spa services including a resistance pool, fitness room and sauna.

Directions: Take a left out of Camp onto Echo Road. At the end take a left onto Roosa Gap Road. Follow for approximately 3 miles and make a right onto Horton Road. Follow Horton Road to the end and make a right. This road will take you into the Village of Wurtsboro. At the traffic light take a right onto Route 209N and proceed to Route 28W. Follow for approximately 20 miles and take a left onto Mt. Pleasant Road. Look for the black and gold sign at the waterfall.


(Approx. 1 hour)

Famous Woodstock – a quaint town, lovely restaurants and galleries. Check Web sites for directions and current events.

Storm King Art Center

A museum celebrating the relationship between sculpture and nature. Check website for directions and hours.