We are located in the center of four counties. Columbia, Dutchess, Greene and Ulster Counties offer adventures for all. History, Art, Antiques, Nature ... You choose! Endless ways to spend your days and return to the perfect scene at night ... a Brook n Wood campfire!

  • Outdoor Activities / Nature Park

    Bash Bish Falls near Brook n Wood Campground Bash Bish Falls
    The waters of Bash Bish Falls begin at a spring in Mount Washington and after the falls, Bash Bish Brook continues on a gentler course through New York State until joining the Hudson River and flows through Copake. The waterfall is at the mouth of a gorge formed during the last ice age. At the rear of the gorge, opposite the waterfall, is a 194 feet (59 m) sheer rock wall.
    Catamount Adventure near Brook n Wood Campground Catamount Adventure Park
    Catamount Adventure Park is an exciting aerial forest adventure that provides a variety of courses that are fun for all ability levels. After participants are fitted with harnesses, they are led through a safety and park usage demonstration, fitted with gloves and are then free to navigate their chosen treetop courses.

    With twelve courses of varying difficulties (think ski trails; yellow, green, blue, black and double black), you are challenged to cross bridges, climb ladders, obstacles and zip lines. The park is built to meet the standards of the Association of Challenge Course Technology (ACCT).
    Harlem Valley Rail Trail near Brook n Wood Campground Harlem Valley Rail Trail
    The Harlem Valley Rail Trail, two sections totaling 15 paved miles through stunning rural Dutchess and Columbia County landscapes. Since the mid-1980’s, the Harlem Valley Rail Trail Association has dreamed of a 46-mile rail trail in the Harlem Valley and Taconic Hills of eastern New York. The first segment of the trail opened in 1996.

    Since then, the trail has grown in 1997, 2000, and 2005. Another 13 miles of abandoned rail bed are in different development stages, and most of another 18 miles have been acquired to take the Trail north into the Village of Chatham.
    Hudson Cruises near Brook n Wood Campground Hudson Cruises
    Hudson Cruises Inc, featured in USA Today′s Travel Tips is based 2 hours north of NYC in Hudson NY, one of the premier Arts and Cultural centers outside of NYC. They operate from May-October and offer cruise and charter services and also dockside events 7 days a week. Just a short distance from NY, Boston, and Montreal. Visitors from near and far can experience and see what the Hudson Valley has to offer. They feature charter services out of Hudson, Poughkeepsie, Rhinecliff and Kingston, NY along with other Hudson Valley locations.
    Hudson River Cruises near Brook n Wood Campground Hudson River Cruises
    For over thirty years, Hudson River excursions with Hudson River Cruises has provided passengers a first hand view of the historic shoreline from the decks of the Rip Van Winkle. From their location in the heart of the Hudson River Valley in Kingston NY, Hudson River cruises provide a unique opportunity to explore this scenic shoreline.
    Lake Taghkanic State Park near Brook n Wood Campground Lake Taghkanic State Park
    Lake Taghkanic State Park, nestled next to Lake Taghkanic in the rolling hills and lush forests of Columbia County, offers a wonderful variety of recreational activities.
    Lebanon Valley Dragway near Brook n Wood Campground Lebanon Valley Dragway
    Lebanon Valley Speedway is a High-Banked Oval Dirt Track that hosts weekly championship auto racing. They are conveniently located on US Route 20 between Albany, NY and Pittsfield, MA - Just 15 minutes either way.
    Lebanon Valley Speedway near Brook n Wood Campground Lebanon Valley Speedway
    Lebanon Valley Speedway is a High-Banked Oval Dirt Track that hosts weekly championship auto racing. They are conveniently located on US Route 20 between Albany, NY and Pittsfield, MA - Just 15 minutes either way.
    SplashDown Beach near Brook n Wood Campground SplashDown Beach
    SplashDown Beach Water Park in the Hudson Valley, Fishkill, NY features water rides for all ages. Visit the Bob the Builder Splash Works and NEW Dizzy′s Water Whirler!
    Stissing Fire Tower near Brook n Wood Campground Stissing Fire Tower
    The Stissing Fire Tower stands on one acre of ground, both of which are owned by Friends of Stissing Landmarks (FOSL), a not-for-profit organization created to save and preserve the tower for public enjoyment.

    The shortest and easiest point of access is from Lake Road in Pine Plains, just down from the Thompson Pond Preserve entrance on the bend of the road. The ascent to the tower begins by crossing approximately 100 yards of Nature Conservancy property, after which the trails cross private property all the way to the tower.
    Taconic State Park near Brook n Wood Campground Taconic State Park
    The Taconic State Park is located along 16 miles of the Taconic Mountain Range, sharing a border with Massachusetts and Connecticut. Two developed areas, Copake Falls and Rudd Pond, offer an extensive trail system with terrain that varies from easy to challenging, offering spectacular views.
    Walkway of the Hudson near Brook n Wood Campground Walkway of the Hudson
    Walkway Over the Hudson works to support and improve Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park by building new amenities and features that help this grand attraction realize its full potential. Throughout the year, the Walkway organization implements programming and events designed to enlighten and bring enjoyment to the park’s expected 750,000 annual visitors.
    Zoom Flume Water Park near Brook n Wood Campground Zoom Flume Water Park
    Nestled in the scenic northern Catskill Mountains, Zoom Flume Water Park offers safe water fun, excitement and relaxation for all ages in a beautiful natural setting. Located just over two hours north of New York City and just one hour south of Albany, Zoom Flume is the perfect location: close enough for a great day trip and far enough for an unforgettable vacation.
  • Golf

    Catskill Golf Club near Brook n Wood Campground Catskill Golf Club
    The Catskill Golf Club, located on Brooks Lane in Catskill, New York, is now open to the public for the first time since 1928. They are under new management in 2014, and the facility will also have a newly renovated clubhouse. Enjoy one of the Hudson Valley’s top 18 hole golf courses for the first time!
    Copake Country Club near Brook n Wood Campground Copake Country Club
    Copake Country Club’s stunningly designed 18-hole Golf Course is enveloped by the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, the shores of Copake Lake, and the unequalled vistas of Columbia County in upstate New York. A brilliant dining experience awaits you at The Greens—a restaurant and bar serving club fare and finely prepared American cuisine. Whether or not a round of golf is your bag, or sitting near an outdoor fireplace at sunset with a cocktail in hand is your idea of heaven, you are encouraged to kick off your shoes and indulge in the pleasures of the season.
    Dismore Golf Course near Brook n Wood Campground Dismore Golf Course
    This scenic 18-hole course offers a panoramic view of the beautiful Hudson River and majestic Catskill Mountains from the Ogden Mills & Ruth Livingston Mills State Park. It is the third oldest golf course in the country. Built as a private 9-hole course in the 1890s, it was an amenity to the estates of the Dinsmore, Hoyt and Mills families. The land was donated by Helen Hull. The original course, which is now the south nine, was expanded to 18 holes in 1962.
    Red Hook Golf Club near Brook n Wood Campground Red Hook Golf Club
    Red Hook Golf Club, is a semi-private Club located in the beautiful Mid-Hudson Valley in Red Hook, NY – near historic Rhinebeck, NY – and easily accessible from the Taconic State Parkway and Rt. 9. Founded in 1931 as a 9-hole course and in the mid-90′s they expanded the course to 18 holes and constructed a new Pro Shop/Locker Room facilities.
    Rip Van Winkle Country Club near Brook n Wood Campground Rip Van Winkle Country Club
    The Rip′s 9 unique golf holes are the perfect place for beginners to start their journey of learning the game of golf, as well as offering a challenge to low handicaps or experienced golfers. Rolling fairways allow for easy walking and spectacular views. Motorized carts are available. The Rip is open to the public 7 days a week.
    Windhan Country Club near Brook n Wood Campground Windhan Country Club
    Windham Country Club is an 18-hole public golf course located in the scenic Northern Catskills of New York State. Designed in 1928 by Len Raynor, the course was remodeled in 1964. The course is scenic and challenging. Conditions are excellent, and the professional staff under our PGA pro, Brian Lowe, is friendly and knowledgeable.

    Windham Country Club offers everything for the golfer: a five-acre driving range, putting green, lockers, bag storage and a Pro Shop that is award-winning.
  • Historic

    Clermont SHS near Brook n Wood Campground Clermont SHS
    The Friends of Clermont is a private, nonprofit corporation founded in 1977 to support and supplement the museum, education and historic preservation at Clermont. The Friends of Clermont encourages volunteerism and raises financial support through membership dues, museum store revenue, grants and contributions. For more than 30 years the Friends have effectively collaborated with the State in protecting, enhancing, and promoting this special place.
    FASNY near Brook n Wood Campground FASNY
    The FASNY Museum of Firefighting wants Museum visitors to explore, discover and learn. They want Museum visitors to be both enlightened and entertained by their visit to the FASNY Museum of Firefighting.

    Whether you are a firefighter on a pilgrimage to the Museum for the first time, a family looking for a fascinating daytrip or a student of history whose interest has been piqued by the fire service, they strive to engage you by presenting the subject of firefighting as history, as culture, as a service to humanity, as a preventative practice and as ever-changing art and technology.
    FD Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum near Brook n Wood Campground FD Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
    The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum is America’s first presidential library -- and the only one used by a sitting president. It was conceived and built under President Roosevelt’s direction and opened to the public in 1941.

    The Library’s mission is to foster research and education on the life and times of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, and their continuing impact on contemporary life. Our work is carried out by four major areas: Archives, Museum, Education and Public Programs.
    Hudson Athens Lighthouse near Brook n Wood Campground Hudson Athens Lighthouse
    Since its opening, the Hudson-Athens Lighthouse has been operated and maintained by the United States Coast Guard. However, in 1967, then Governor, Nelson A. Rockefeller, established the Hudson River Valley Commission to explore possible uses for the Hudson River Lighthouses. The Commission recommended that the Coast Guard deed over or lease the facilities to public or not-for-profit groups. These groups would then rehabilitate, maintain and operate the facilities for public benefit.
    Locust Grove Estate near Brook n Wood Campground Locust Grove Estate
    Overlooking the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie New York, the 200-acre Locust Grove Estate includes an Italianate villa designed in 1851 for artist and inventor Samuel F. B. Morse by architect A. J. Davis. Today the estate, with miles of carriage roads, landscaped grounds, historic gardens and Hudson River views, is an independent not-for-profit museum and nature preserve established by Annette Innis Young, whose inherited collections of art and antiques are exhibited in the mansion’s 25 rooms.
    Martin Van Buren Home and Park near Brook n Wood Campground Martin Van Buren Home and Park
    “...plain republicans of the north and planters of the south.”
    Politics before the Civil War was a whirlwind of opposing interest groups. Martin Van Buren was able to unite those groups becoming president in 1837. As frustration and violence over the extension of slavery grew in the 1840′s, Van Buren ran for the presidency twice more from this house. He hoped to unite sectional interests but failed; ultimately so did the union.
    Montgomery Place near Brook n Wood Campground Montgomery Place
    The scenic views, majestic old trees, and formal gardens of Montgomery Place make it an ideal, tranquil spot for enjoying nature and landscape.

    Montgomery Place, a serene reflection of nearly 200 years of continuous family stewardship, is best known as a landscape influenced by the great Andrew Jackson Downing and an architectural landmark designed by Alexander Jackson Davis. But the totality of the estate - house, gardens, arboretum, woodlands, orchards, hamlet, and natural features - makes it a unique American treasure.
    Olana near Brook n Wood Campground Olana
    The state-of-the-art Education Center is home to public programs that promote The Olana Partnership mission: “To inspire the public by preserving and interpreting Olana, Frederic Church’s artistic masterpiece.” Ongoing programs, classes for all ages, workshops, lectures, special events, meetings, children’s summer programs, performances and exhibitions all take place in this amazing space whose large glass windows overlook the Olana landscape. They offer “drop-in” programs as well as formal programming to encourage new visitors as well as the community to come back to Olana again and again. Programs are mostly free and are offered to students pre-school to adult, ranging from landscape painting for beginners to an advanced lecture on landscape architecture in a contemporary world.
    Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome near Brook n Wood Campground Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome
    Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum and Airshows were established in 1993 as 501 (c) (3) non-profit organizations in order to continue Cole Palen’s legacy and ensure the long-term protection and survival of his collection. The Aerodrome’s mission is to obtain, restore, maintain and display Pioneer, World War I and Lindbergh era aircraft, vehicles, related equipment, documents, memorabilia and artifacts of historical significance while seeking to educate the public regarding the historical significance of its collection and the scientific and technological advancements that it represents.
    Thomas Cole National Historic Site near Brook n Wood Campground Thomas Cole National Historic Site
    In the early nineteenth century, many in this country were searching for a style of art that they could call their own - something uniquely American. Painter, poet, and essayist Thomas Cole (1801-1848) responded to this quest by creating pristine landscape paintings unlike any yet seen. His vision of wild and untouched scenery with majestic mountains and tangled forests stood in stark contrast to the gentle landscape images that had come before.
    Vanderbilt Mansion near Brook n Wood Campground Vanderbilt Mansion
    Vanderbilt Mansion NHS, in terms of architecture, interiors, mechanical systems, road systems and landscape, is a remarkably complete example of a gilded-age country place, illustrating the political, economic, social, cultural, and demographic changes that occurred as America industrialized in the years after the Civil War.
  • Wineries/Breweries/Distilleries

    Chatham Brewing near Brook n Wood Campground Chatham Brewing
    They were tired of the generic taste of mass-market beers. So they decided to brew their own. At least once a week. Except when they’re on a fishing trip.
    Clinton Vineyards & Winery near Brook n Wood Campground Clinton Vineyards & Winery
    Clinton Vineyards was established in 1976 by Ben Feder, a Bronx-born book designer and artist who fell in love with New York State’s Mid-Hudson Valley. Inspired by the beautiful wineries and vineyards of the French countryside, where he had spent time as a plein air painter under the GI Bill after World War II, Feder recreated this sublime experience in Dutchess County. He modeled the 100-acre Clinton Vineyards in the tradition of European vineyard estates, and chose to specialize in producing white and sparkling wines, the latter made in the classic French méthode champenoise. The first release, the 1977 Seyval Blanc, garnered strong praise from The New York Times, resulting in an enthusiastic run on all cases.
    Harvest Spirits near Brook n Wood Campground Harvest Spirits
    Golden Harvest Farm has been owned and operated by the Grout family for over fifty years, but Harvest Spirits is only a recent addition. In 2007, founder Derek Grout convinced his father to turn a cold storage room into a distillery so he could start making apple vodka. After amassing start-up capital for the project and purchasing distillation equipment from Germany, Harvest Spirits started selling their Core apple vodka in 2008, which won a best in class New York Spirits award in 2009.
    Hillrock Estate Distillery near Brook n Wood Campground Hillrock Estate Distillery
    Hillrock Estate Distillery’s mission is to produce the finest hand-crafted spirits made with our own grain, floor malted, craft distilled in our copper pot still, aged in fine oak and hand bottled at our estate in the Hudson Valley Highlands. Crowned by a fine 1806 Georgian house built by a successful grain merchant and Revolutionary War Captain and meticulously restored to its original beauty, Hillrock Distillery overlooks our rolling barley fields and the distant Berkshire Mountains. Like their premier spirits, every detail refined, no expense spared, quality steeped in the tradition of 200 years of rich history.
    Hudson-Chatham Winery near Brook n Wood Campground Hudson-Chatham Winery
    Hudson-Chatham Winery features a great selection of Hudson Valley artisan cheeses, and you can enjoy a cheese plate by their candle-lit fireplace. See why they were voted the Capital Region’s Best Local Winery two years in a row.
    Hudson Valley Distillers near Brook n Wood Campground Hudson Valley Distillers
    Spirits Grove Farm was previously used as a nursery and came with a house, retail center, 100 year old barn, a four acre apple orchard, and four greenhouses. The apples will be used to make an apple based vodka and the greenhouses to grow botanicals and flavorings for their gin. Visitors will see every step of the spirits production process, growing grains and fruits, fermenting, distilling, and bottling. The barn is currently being renovated from the ground up to house the distillery and tasting room, with plans to expand the tasting room into the old nursery retail center in the future.

    Their plan is to be open for business in March 2014.
    Millbrook Vineyards and Winery near Brook n Wood Campground Millbrook Vineyards and Winery
    Millbrook Winery & Vineyard has been called “the Hudson Valley’s flagship winery” by The New York Times and “a great place to visit” by The Wall Street Journal. Millbrook Vineyards & Winery is conveniently located in the magnificent Hudson River Valley just 1.5 hours from both New York City and Albany. It is glorious to visit any time of year for a tour and wine tasting.

    Millbrook Winery offers world-class Hudson Valley Wines that have won acclaim from critics and consumers alike. The home grown and bottled Hudson River Region wines compare favorably with top wines from California and France. Millbrook is considered one of the top wineries across the Hudson River Valley and the entire state of New York.
    Sloop Brewing near Brook n Wood Campground Sloop Brewing
    Partnered with Vosburgh Orchards, a working apple orchard in Elizaville, Sloop’s brewery is located in an early 19th century barn set on acres of rolling hills. The farm provides not only a physical space for the brewery, but the opportunity to grow many of the raw ingredients necessary to brew Sloop beers, strengthening the farm-to-table circle and grounding the brewery in the upstate New York community and economy. Grounded in the craft and tradition of brewing but always searching for innovative ways to improve old recipes and create interesting taste experiences, Sloop has found the perfect environment to set their roots and grow into what lies ahead.
    Suarez Family Brewery near Brook n Wood Campground Suarez Family Brewery
    The Suarez Family Brewery is a mom and pop production brewery specializing in ales of mixed fermentation, unfiltered lagers and other crispy little beers. Brewer owned and operated.
    Tousey Winery near Brook n Wood Campground Tousey Winery
    The Tousey Winery′s popular Tasting Room, conveniently nestled in the Blue Roof right on Route 9 in Germantown, is the perfect spot to go in, relax and enjoy their wines in a stylish, intimate, candle lit space. They also sell organic honey, handmade soaps and even local artwork. Behind the tasting room? A brand new wine making facility now stands to ensure they meet their high standards of wine quality.
  • Theatres

    Hi-way Drive-in theatre near Brook n Wood Campground Hi-way Drive-in theatre
    They are open on weekends only before Memorial Day. During the Summer they are open 7 nights until Labor Day. (returns to weekend schedule after Labor Day)
    Hudson Movieplex 8 near Brook n Wood Campground Hudson Movieplex 8
    Welcome to the newly re-opened Hudson Movieplex 8. They are open all week long with many of your favorite currently released features. They are now showing select films in 3-D! An extra $ applies for shows in 3-D.
    Hyde park Drive-in theatre near Brook n Wood Campground Hyde park Drive-in theatre
    Less than a two-hour drive from Manhattan, and situated on 12 acres, with an 82’ wide screen and a capacity for parking 670 cars, Hyde Park Drive-In provides you with a wonderful drive-in experience as it was during the heyday of America’s love affair with Cinema al fresco – when the vast grass field beneath the huge screen was dotted with hundreds of people outside of their cars, on blankets and lawn chairs on a hot summer night.
    Lyceum Cinemas near Brook n Wood Campground Lyceum Cinemas
    The Lyceum Cinemas is located on Route 9 in scenic Red Hook has 7 theatres showing first run movies at discount prices. Also, along with our low price concession stand with the usual snacks and drinks we all know and love with our movies, they also have the Reel Treats Cafe. A delicious variety of snacks you don′t usually see at a theatre. Goodies like pizza, nachos, hot dogs and more!
  • Churches

    Chapel of Nativity of our Lord near Brook n Wood Campground Chapel of Nativity of our Lord
    Holy Trinity Parish consists of three worship sites: Saint Mary’s Church, 429 East Allen Street, Hudson; Resurrection Church, 9 Church Street, Germantown; and Nativity Chapel, County Route 31 and County Route 10, Linlithgo
    St Christopher’s Roman Catholic near Brook n Wood Campground St Christopher’s Roman Catholic
    We invite you to join us this weekend for Worship.
    St John’s Lutheran near Brook n Wood Campground St John’s Lutheran
    We invite you to join us this weekend for Worship and Sunday School.
    United Methodist near Brook n Wood Campground United Methodist
    The people of The United Methodist Church are The United Methodist Church, loving God and neighbor. Clergy and laity are equal partners in leadership, but Christ is the head of the church.

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