Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center



>>Update of Progress











For information, contact Erik Johanson:  or call:  845-586-2611


The Groundbreaking ceremony was a success! Thanks for coming!

The visitor center building is under construction, but the meadow along Route 28 will be open to the public, with four large sculptures on exhibit, part of the Phoenicia/Shandaken Art Studio Tour.  The CIC Art Park will be open throughout the year.
Also in the plans for 2015:  A covered pavillion, a firetower you can climb, an amphitheater for performances and events, A nature trail with picnic tables, a dog run and a more extensive sculpture park. Come back soon for more information.
Map showing links to other Catskill region tourism information kiosks and visitor centers

Sherret Chase Honored at Catskill Center for Conservation and Development  July 27, 2013

Shandaken Day 2013: Friends of the Catskill Interpretive Center Get The Hamlet Hero Award!  See Photos


Dear member of the Catskill community,

The private/public Partnership led by The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, and The Friends of The Catskill Interpretive Center is making progress in the construction of The Maurice Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center in Mount Tremper, in the town of Shandaken. A Kiosk with 16 panels of information about the Catskills has already been erected at the site, by Route 28.  READ MORE>>>

Some Thoughts  Underpinning the Further Development of

The Maurice Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center


The Catskill Interpretive Center Kiosk wins a 2010 National Award for "Big Ideas, Small Budget" >>>See Photos

 The Friends of.The Catskill Interpretive Center  -   Route 28 Mount Tremper, N.Y.   Email



Sherret S. Chase, Chair . PO Box 193 Shokan, NY 12481 .(845) 657-2392   Email

E.F. (Jim) Infante, Secretary . PO Box 216 Phoenicia, NY 12464  (845) 688-5205    Email