The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development

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The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development  

PO Box 504 

Route 28 Arkville, NY 12406 


M-F 9am-5pm

Saturday 12-4pm 

Notes: E-mail:

Phone: (845) 586-2611


Historical Description:                                                                            

"The Catskill Center is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with a regional perspective that promotes the quality of life and environmental integrity in the Catskill region, an area encompassing the Catskill Mountains. Known as "First American Wilderness," the Catskills extend from the Helderberg escarpment overlooking our State Capitol in Albany southwardly along the Catskills escarpment overlooking the mighty Hudson River, to the rolling hills of Sullivan County, westerly to the lands memorialized by James Fenimore Cooper in the Leatherstocking region, and northerly to historic Rensselaerville, New York."


The Site:                                                                                                  

"The Catskill Center stimulates, conducts, and supports integrated actions to protect vital ecosystems and unique landscapes, to enhance economic opportunities for all the region's residents, to preserve cultural and historic assets and to further a regional vision and spirit."



The Catskill Center is located on New York State Route 28 (at the junction with Delaware County Route 38) in the hamlet of Arkville. We are located approximately 40 miles west of Kingston (Thruway Exit #19; 1 hour drive) and 2 miles east of Margaretville. For more detailed directions, call 845-586-2611.