Hunter Highlands is a townhouse community adjacent to Hunter One. You can ski directly to the base lodge or access beginner trails. Two and 1/2 hours from NYC by car, bus or private shuttle with drop off at the base lodge. This is a quiet, kid-friendly area free of traffic and crowds. The perfect getaway for building a snowman, sledding, skiing, tubing, hiking or chilling.
Directions from NYC: Take NY State Thruway to Exit 20 Saugerties. Turn left at the first light and follow the directions to Hunter (32A). It is about 30 minutes from the Thruway, up a windy and sometimes narrow road. Turn left into the entrance to the Hunter Ski area from Main St. and turn left again at the Swiss flagpole, onto County Rd 83. Take the first right up a road marked Hunter Highlands (about 700 ft.).