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The 10 Best Hikes in the Hudson Valley and Catskills

So, I’ll be the first to admit I haven’t hiked every single trail in the Hudson Valley and Catskills (I mean, there’s hundreds), but I have hiked MOST of them, writing about the best. The list below includes hikes from six counties, and all four mountain formations in the region – the Catskills, the Shawangunks,…

Here’s Why the Hudson Valley and Catskills’ Population is Falling

The northern Hudson Valley and Catskills’ population has fallen faster than greater Upstate New York in recent years. Seven counties — Columbia, Greene, Ulster, Delaware, Putnam, Sullivan and Dutchess — saw a loss in population from 2010 to 2017, with Orange, Westchester and Rockland counties seeing an increase, according to an analysis of Census data.…