Summer Activities in Catskills NY
A favorite way to pass the time at our serene country retreat is row boating or kayaking on Lake Joseph!
To enhance the resort-like atmosphere, we provide everything you’ll need for a fun afternoon on the water, whether that’s leisurely boating with your loved one or getting some exercise with a kayaking excursion. Our rowboats and kayaks are available for your use in a help yourself manner. There’s no sign-out process or forms to fill out, but paddles and lifejackets are located in the equipment room next to our office, and the boats and kayaks are at the lake. Our friendly staff will be glad to give helpful hints if you’re a first-time rower or kayaker.
Boating and kayaking equipment on-site:
- Four rowboats with oars and floatation cushions
- Four kayaks with paddles and lifejackets
Our boats and kayaks are in Lake Joseph from early spring to late in the fall, until the lake has frozen over. It’s a first-come, first-served activity but with our intimate-sized property, you’ll almost always be able to find a boat or kayak to use.
For boating on Lake Joseph, we recommend bringing some sun protection such as sunscreen and sunglasses to protect your eyes and skin from the glare off the water. We’d also recommend wearing water-resistant clothing and shoes, or at least footwear you don’t mind getting wet. Please also keep a lookout for other guests using boats or kayaks, or our guests’ furry friends that have decided to take a dip in the lake!
For a summer water adventure off the property, many guests enjoy rafting or canoeing down the Delaware River, just about half an hour away from the property. See what other amenities you can enjoy upon your return to the Inn at Lake Joseph.