Local Attractions The Catskills are full of character, charm, peaceful quiet, astounding beauty and rich historical significance. It is the perfect place to relax, enjoy the fresh air and take advantage of enriching activities. The Catskill Mountains border the Catskill Park covering over 700,000 acres with endless trails for hiking and biking – including 35 peaks that reach more than 3,500 feet. It is the perfect area for beginners and experts alike. Most trails can be hiked in all season- and are different and more beautiful in all four! Some of the best fishing areas include the Beaverkill, one of the most historic trout rivers in the country, the Neversink and the Willowemoc.