Summer Areas to Visit: Stone Ridge and Highs Falls located in Ulster County

Posted by Edwin Maldonado on Friday, July 1st, 2011 at 3:35pm.

Summer Areas to Visit:

Stone Ridge and Highs Falls located in Ulster County

Ulster County

Stone Ridge and High Falls are hamlets of the Town of Marbletown. Located in the central portion of Ulster County and the northern edge of the Shawangunk Mountains. They are rich in architectural hertitage, beautiful rural country roads and highways with mountain and scenic views, miles of farmland and meadows, creeks and streams, century old to modern day homes.

Some of the most breathtaking and highest sold homes in Ulster County are are located in the Stone Ridge and High Falls Area. You can find these homes on the main and back roads of Ashokan, Atwood and Buck Road, along County Route 2, on Hurley Mountain, Lapla and Leggett Road, along Route 209,  Peak, Stillwater and Tongore Road.

With summer arriving you can stop by the local farmstands, such as, Davenport Farms, Market Farming in the Hudson Valley since 1869 specializing in local fruits and vegetables, Sheeley's Farm Stand for Organic grown produce and Stone Ridge Orchard where can pick your own apples (September - November), raspberries, pumpkins, cherries, organic vegetables and fruit (June - November).

If you are looking for summer recreational fun, you can enjoy the Marbletown O&W Rail Trail where the Marbletown portion runs from the Hurley town line south to the Rochester town line through the Town of Marbletown for approximately nine miles, and is designated as a linear park for the town. Or, spend the day at the  Marbletown Town Park located in Stone Ridge offering swimming lessons, playground and picnic area with a pavilion, and you can play basketball, volleyball and horseshoes. If you like to golf,  try the Stone Dock Golf Course where you can enjoy breathtaking scenery on this competitive course. Lastly, you can walk the  Five Locks Walk a National historic landmark where you can walk along the towpath of the Delaware and Hudson Canal from Locks 16 to 20.

Marbletown is part of the Rondout Valley Central School district, and is home to Ulster County Community College, a state-of-the-art campus and a two-year SUNY college. Marbletown is mostly made up of weekend and year round residents. Take a drive up, just two hours from New York City and see why visitors are staying and making these areas their home. 

Whether looking for a new home, a second home, weekender, country retreat..... start your search for Ulster County Real Estate here!

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