Activities Near Bethel NY

Explore the Sullivan Catskills and celebrate the bounty of our region.

Things to do Near Bethel NY

"Fly a kite, sun yourself. Cook your own food and breathe unspoiled air."

- An excerpt from the 1969 Woodstock Music & Art Fair advertisement

The history of the Catskills is alive, well, and waiting for you. With countless activities and adventures to explore and experience, there truly is no limit to what the Sullivan Catskills have to offer. Come experience the charming main streets, the delicious food, the fresh air!

As you're planning your visit, please consider supporting the businesses that have made a contribution in support of our efforts to sustain education programs, expand historic preservation efforts, and build initiatives for the next generation of emerging artists. 

Please read below for a list of often-recommended activities for your visit to Bethel Woods in New York.

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Forthright Cyder

Forthright: To be direct and honest, straightforward, and outspoken.

That’s the principle that inspires us. We’re a nano-cydery with big dreams and big ideas. Our specialty is cyser, a hybrid of hard cider and mead (honey-wine). Lucky for us, New York State has some of the best apples and honey in the world. We love bold, delicious flavors and exciting, locally sourced ingredients.

Tasting room is open on summer Saturday’s 12p to 5p. Perfect spot to grab a drink before dinner and a Bethel Woods show!


  • 4052 NY-52 Youngsville, NY 12791
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J & G Law

  • 158 Orange Ave, Walden, NY 12586
  • (845) 778-2121
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Kittatinny provides a premier camping and outdoor adventure experience on the Delaware River and Catskill Mountains. No Equipment? No problem, we also offer cabins with gorgeous river views! No camping trip along the Delaware is complete without a river trip. Choose from kayaking, canoeing or rafting. Or enjoy a lazy river float; Kittatinny is the largest tubing outfitter on the Delaware River! 

  • 3854 State Route 97, Barryville, NY 12719
  • (800) 356-2852
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Shrewd Fox Brewery

Shrewd Fox Brewery is nestled in the countryside of the Catskills in the Village of Eldred, NY on Rte. 55. It is a farm brewery sourcing New York State ingredients along with European grain and hops.  Tapping into the region's natural water source, Shrewd Fox creates an earthy, rustic flavor profile. The brewery also features a year round tap room as well as a seasonal beer garden. 

  • 552 NY State Highway 55, Eldred, NY 12732
  • (845) 557-8255
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Sullivan Catskills

A legendary vacationland. A haven for wellbeing.
Named one of the “50 Best Places to Travel” in 2021 by Travel and Leisure. Just 90 minutes from Manhattan.

  • Visitor Center | 15 Sullivan Avenue Liberty, NY 12754
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The Center for Discovery

The Center for Discovery, Inc. is a not-for-profit nationally known provider of comprehensive healthcare services for 1,200 children and adults with complex conditions, medical frailties, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. The Center offers innovative educational, medical, clinical, residential, nutritional, creative arts, and recreational experiences designed to enrich individuals' lives through personal accomplishment. What happens here, matters everywhere.

  • 31 Kinnebrook Road, Harris, NY 12742
  • 794-1400
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WJFF Radio Catskill

WJFF Radio Catskill is public radio for the Catskills and Northeast Pennsylvania and an NPR Affiliate. We connect listeners through locally focused and globally aware programming in order to inform, entertain, and inspire our communities, and promote understanding among people of diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Listen on-air, online, on your smartphone and smart speaker.

  • 2758 NY-52, Liberty, NY 12754

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