The wooded patch of land in Catskill Park is a forest reserve with roughly 40 mi (64 km) of hiking trails. Willowemoc Wild Forest is a favorite camping destination in New York, reachable within about two hours’ drive from New York City via Palisades Interstate Parkway. The forest offers visitors opportunities to fish, camp, and go horseback riding - backcountry activities that prove refreshing to urban dwellers. You may consider meditating in front of the majestic Awosting Falls if that helps you unwind. Winter sports such as skiing and snowmobiling are available too. If you want to spend your white Christmas in a rustic environment, you may very well stay in unique circular houses called yurts. Here are the best yurts near Willowemoc Wild Forest, New York.
A two-level yurt is not something you come across often. Well, this yurt rental in Hudson Valley will change that. You have extra floor space to sleep and entertain 6 guests, with a lot area that’s big enough at 700 sq ft (65 sq m). You also have an extensive outdoor space, as the house sits on a 27-ac (11-ha) farm with donkeys, chickens, bunnies, dogs, and horses - animals that you can interact with. Isn’t it refreshing living the country lifestyle, including grooming horses? You have a fully equipped kitchen, a private toilet and bath, and a spacious living room. An outdoor tub is available, too, for anyone fond of al fresco bathing under the stars. If you can’t get enough of stargazing, there’s a skylight accessible from the upper floor.
Cozy, Private Yurt on 27 acre Horse FarmAccord, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe shower is pretty weak and can use some lovecouldn't turn on exhaust fan because it was covered with vinesthe outdoor picnic table with the grill just takes adventure up a notchit was a great opportunity to camp out with the comforts of bedroom bathroom and kitchenthe kitchen was big and fully stocked which was nicethe bathroom was stocked with clean towelsit was clean super cozy and surprisingly spaciousyurt was clean tub a bit small but good hot waterwe had a wonderful stay everything was clean and arranged well and there was plenty of kitchen supplies available
Host:the staff was very friendlyhost is helpful and welcomingtim was a great host kind and accommodatingsuper friendly and welcoming host and his awesome dogst is a very generous and accessible host who made us feel welcome but also gave us privacyRead more reviewsgreat place & great location would definitely go backgreat location for discovering the hudson valleyclose to home yet a perfect escapenice and close to minnewaska state park and new paltzt's place is a lovely spot for 2 night summer stay
This 20-ft (6-m) yurt is within the compound of Arts On Site Residency and Retreat Center (AOS R&R) at the Shawangunk Mountains. The center is ideal for artists, or aspiring artists, who need a quiet space for inspiration or concentration. The yurt sleeps six and has access to a shared kitchen and bathroom. In these communal spaces, you can socialize and share stories with others. If you want to raise your energy level, consider hiking in Minnewaska Skate Park, where the mountain and lake trails are scenic. You can also consider executing yoga poses in the magnificent Awosting Falls - that’s only if you wish to.
20' Yurt in the Shawangunk MountainsKerhonkson, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsincredible location excellent atmosphere really nice showering/bathroom facility a place where creativity and connection with nature can flowmagical surroundings convenient to nature comfy beds and most of all super nice peoplecommunal kitchen and bath houses clean and organized and very much complete with all the cooking utensilsbeautiful land to hike around and comfortable lodgingsthe kitchen and bathroom in the common space were great kyle was welcoming and his dogs were amazingthe bathhouse is also clean and the shower was greatvery peaceful quiet and cleanthe bathrooms are very spacious and cleanfrom the size and cleanliness of the yurts to the amazing art in the bathroomsvery clean common spaces nice yurt close by
Host:the hosts are very nice and accommodatingbeautiful space friendly and kind hostkyle was very helpful and kindsuper nice space and friendly hostswe had the best time the hosts are incredibly kind and welcoming and the property is gorgeousRead more reviewsgreat location in the forest and near amazing hikeskyle’s place is unique and speciala fun and interesting place to stay when you are visiting new paltza beautiful place to come & check out with friends & familybeautiful place just a few hours outside new york city
This yurt-style farmhouse fits four people comfortably with two twin beds available. It features a kitchenette, a seating area, and a private ensuite bathroom with a bathtub - all styled elegantly. You can view the vast organic farm from your private deck while you sip coffee. Consider stargazing at night, too. The yurt lies near the Shawangunk Ridge, where you can spend productive hours hiking and burning calories.
Fern - Kos Retreats @ Frogs Hollow FarmGardiner, New York, United States
Top guest reviewsthe breakfast baskets were delicious toothe bed was unbelievably comfortable and the view of the mountains was incrediblemodern and clean bathroom comfortable beds decent amount of space for our family of fourmy mom is gluten/dairy free and they were great in accommodating that with a yummy hand delivered breakfastbreakfast was icing on the cake she was so generous to cater to our dairy free needseverything was very clean and lots of attention put into detailsthe bathroom was very nice and cleanquiet clean a slice of paradiseit was immaculately clean very well designed and so cozywonderful hosts very clean and peaceful
Host:mia was the perfect hostthank you to our hostsmia is a great hostmia was an amazing hostmia was a lovely hostRead more reviewsclose to several wineries amazing hiking cute restaurants for takeoutits location was perfect for our planned hikesit’s a very close drive to a lot of cool local spotsit was very close and easy to get to minnewaska state parkgreat place to get away and relax
Do you want a nice getaway place for the weekend? This 450-sq ft (42-sq m) yurt for 2 offers privacy in a tranquil setting - a vast organic farm, to be exact. It has a queen bed, an ensuite bathroom with a tub, a kitchenette, a lounge, and a workspace. Enjoy quiet conversations before turning in at night on your private patio. Best of all, you can reach the property that’s about 15 minutes from New Paltz, New York, and explore mountain trails in Shawangunk Ridge in only a few minutes.
Bluebell - Kos Retreats @ Frogs Hollow FarmGardiner, New York, United States
Top guest reviewswe stayed for 2 nights and enjoyed the place their breakfast and amazing sunsets with a firepitwe are 5 months pregnant and this place gave us a more than comfortable outdoor experience) the yurt is thoughtfully appointed with excellent a/c coffee maker + milk comfy bed and a roomy tubvery nice bathroom as welleverything was very clean and comfortablewelcoming well-appointed and very cleangreat experience very clean lovely scenery thoughtful and delicious breakfastloved the yurt it was very clean and much more modern and comfortable than we expectedthe place is spacious and amazingly clean the whole setup in the yurt is warm and fuzzy
Host:mia was a wonderful hostmia and john were perfect hoststhe hosts are kind and very thoughtfulmia and john are amazing hosts on top of everythinggracious hosts beautiful surroundingsRead more reviewsthe location is great too a quick 10 min drive to the near by mohonk preservegreat location-close to a lot of great hikingthe location is beautiful overlooking a field and the mountains in the distanceperfect location for easy drives to area activitiesthe yurt is located within 15 minutes of some pretty amazing hikes and walking trails
This rental property sits in the heart of a 27-ac (11-ha) horse field, away from the city noise. You can come around the barns and view the different horse breeds. The yurt accommodates eight, perfect for a holiday with friends and family. You have 700 sq ft (65 sq m) of cheerfully decorated interior space all to yourselves. You have a full kitchen with an oven, a private bath, a lounge, and a dining area. Outside, you have a barbecue facility, a fire pit, camp chairs, and even an outdoor tub. The house is behind a hill and is near a stream, appropriate for walking or jogging in the morning.
Yurt in very private spot on 27 acre Horse Farm w/ hot tub
Top guest reviewsed's cabin and both were comfortablefull bathroom with great pressure hot and cold water private bedroom with beautiful comfortable queen size bedwe had breakfast in the farm house the next day and it was beautiful and deliciousthe yurt was clean and clearly well maintained
Host:thank you tom you are a fantastic hostthey were extremely hospitable and the yurt was cozy warm and inspiringbeautiful grounds friendly farm animals abound private and ingenious set up within the yurt itselfgreat job by angelica the caretakertim and beth are awesome super helpful friendly and have a great farmRead more reviewswonderful place to spend a nice quiet new years
Take a breather in homey yurts
New York City life can overwhelm you. You need nature to destress and recharge your energy. Drive up to the scenic Willowemoc Wild Forest and stay comfortably at unique circular houses, fondly called yurts. We’ve picked the best yurts near Willowemoc Wild Forest, New York, to ensure you have the cooking and bathing essentials you need while you’re in a country setting. After all, we know that a home design affects mental clarity.
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