The beauty of nature surrounds you.
Sleepy Hollow Lake is one of the most beautiful recreational lakes in New York’s Hudson Valley. Created in 1972 by the damming of Murderers Creek, it’s expansive open waters are made picturesque by a 17-mile shoreline of quiet coves, inlets, and old forest.
The Catskill Mountains
The countryside surrounding the lake is no less beautiful, starting with the excitement, adventure, and majestic views offered by the highest of the nearby Catskill Mountains. Here’s just some of what visitthecatskills.com has to say, “…You’ll find boundless acres of landscapes ripe with opportunities for outdoor adventure, farm-to-table meals straight from the field and onto your plate, and festivals and events that rival any big-city lineup. The Catskills are the ultimate…when you need to let go of all of life’s worries and find that slice of ‘Zen.’ Whether that’s finding your casting rhythm on a stream or river, going on a Catskills hiking adventure, or discovering a new favorite brew… well, that’s entirely up to you.”
Few regions in America offer more spectacular mountain vistas, quaint countryside, or historic sites to enjoy on weekend excursions—just minutes from your home at Sleepy Hollow Lake.
The Sleepy Hollow Lake community also has underground public utilities, which many other lake communities do not have. Underground electric, telephone, high-speed fiber-optic internet, and cable TV lines are not only better protected from the elements, but they also protect the natural setting so important to our quality of life here.
The Hudson Valley
The Hudson Valley region surrounding Sleepy Hollow Lake is a source of natural wonder and charming countryside as well, with miles of quaint country roads, family farms, delightful farm-to-table eateries, picturesque wetlands, and upland forest. National Geographic designated the Hudson Valley as one of the top destinations in the world for its natural wonders, recreation and outdoor activities, and rich history.
Just across the Hudson River in Columbia County stands the magnificent Taconic Mountain Range with its miles of hiking trails, including a section of the world-famous Appalachian Trail that you can hike till your heart’s content. Columbia Country is also home to Catamount Adventure Park, an aerial forest adventure offering 50 zip lines and 170 other treetop elements to enjoy.
The ski communities of Windham and Hunter Mountains offer snow tubing, ice skating, snow shoeing, cross-country skiing, yoga, dining, and entertainment galore! Be sure to stop for dinner at the full-service country Captain’s Inn Point lookout and enjoy the beautiful views of the five states of NY, VT, NH, MA, and CT, all from their relaxing dining room.
Laurel Mann talks about the advantages of the underground utilities at Sleepy Hollow Lake.