Links

Shawangunk Cities, Towns and Villages

Official and unofficial community websites. Narrowly focused historical sites are included here as well. Generic town search sites are omitted.

  • Accord
  • Accord-Kerhonkson On-Line Unofficial town site.
  • Ellenville
  • The Village of Ellenville Unofficial town site.
  • The Ellenville, NY, Web Site Unoffical town history with old photos.
  • Kerhonkson
  • Accord-Kerhonkson On-Line Unofficial town site.
  • Kingston
  • Welcome to Kingston, NY Official city site
  • Discover 300 Years of New York History…Kingston National Register of Historic Places
  • Mamakating
  • Town of Mamakating Official site.
  • Marbletown
  • Marbletown, New York Official site.
  • Rondout Valley Business Association
  • Napanoch
  • Napanoch, NY, Web Site Town history with old photos.
  • Newburgh
  • City of Newburgh, NY Official site.
  • New Paltz
  • Town of New Paltz, NY Official site.
  • Village of New Paltz Official site.
  • Experience New Paltz Unofficial site.
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Pine Bush
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Port Jervis
  • Welcome to Port Jervis Official city site.
  • Minisink Valley Historical Society
  • Rochester
  • Town of Rochester, NY Official site.
  • Rosendale
  • Town of Rosendale Official site.
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Williams Lake Walter Williams reminisces.
  • Walden
  • Village of Walden Official site.
  • Wallkill
  • Town of Wallkill Official site.
  • Wawarsing
  • Welcome to Classic Wawarsing Net Magazine with emphasis on local history. December 2005 was last issue posted.
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    Shawangunk Counties

  • Ulster
  • Ulster County Official site.
  • Sullivan
  • Sullivan County Official site.
  • Sullivan County Catskills Visitor’s Association
  • Sullivan County Historical Society 
  • Orange
  • Orange County, NY Official site.
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    Regional Public and Private Parks and Preserves

  • Minnewaska State Park Preserve Official site.
  • Lake Minnewaska Mountain Houses Unofficial site devoted both to the present state park and to Minnewaska’s past as a private resort and preserve.
  • The Palisades Park Conservancy Private organization devoted to protecting and promoting all parks managed by Palisades Interstate Park Commission, including Minnewaska.
  • Mohonk Preserve Official site.
  • Sam’s Point Preserve Nature Conservancy site.
  • High Point State Park Official site.
  • Delaware Water Gap National Park Service site.
  • Mohonk Mountain House Official site.
  • Soyuzivka Heritage Foundation Official site.
  • Shawangunk Mountain Home Page Private site.
  • Rock Hill Ridge (Accord) Private site.
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    Shawangunk Area Libraries and Colleges

  • Cragsmoor Free Library
  • Ellenville Public Library and Museum
  • Elting Library (New Paltz)
  • Stone Ridge Library
  • SUNY New Paltz
  • SUNY Ulster
  • SUNY Sullivan
  • Orange Community College
  • Maps and Mapping

  • UNH Dimond Library Historic USCG maps of New York and New England
  • Town of New Paltz New Paltz maps
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    Area History

    (See also historical sites under individual towns above.)

  • Century House Historical Society Rosendale
  • D&H Canal Historical Society
  • Huguenot Historical Society
  • Minisink Valley Historical Society
  • Neversink Valley Area Museum (D&H Canal Park)
  • New York, Ontario and Western Railway Historical society for defunct railroad.
  • Sullivan County Historical Society
  • Ulster County Poorhouse Project Forgotten children.
  • Physical Environment

  • NY Natural Heritage Program Inventories and database of plant and animal species.
  • Cornell Lab of Ornithology Excellent general birding site.
  • Sullivan County Audubon Society
  • Sam’s Point Clear Sky Clock Answers the astronomer’s question, “Will it be cloudy or clear?”
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    Local Environmental and Advocacy Groups

  • Open Space Institute
  • Scenic Hudson
  • Sierra Club Mid-Hudson Chapter
  • NY Planning Federation
  • Regional Plan Association
  • Shawangunk Ridge Coalition
  • Mohonk Consultations Its mission “is to support the interrelationships of all forms of life on earth.”
  • Save the Ridge
  • Shawangunk Biodiversity Partnership
  • Basha Kill Area Association
  • Stewart Park and Reserve Coalition
  • Yankee Lake Preservation Association 
  • Orange County Land Trust
  • Rondout Esopus Land Conservancy
  • Walkill Valley Land Trust
  • Land Trust Alliance National organization
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    Newspapers, Daily and Weekly

  • Daily Freeman Kingston
  • Times Herald-Record Middletown
  • Poughkeepsie Journal
  • Sulllivan County Democrat Callicoon
  • New Paltz Times/Woodstock Times
  • Shawangunk Journal (formerly Ellenville Journal)
  • The River Reporter Narrowsburg
  • Public Radio Stations

  • WAMC Northeast Public Radio Transmitting from Kingston, Middletown, etc.)
  • WJFF (90.5 FM) Sullivan County NPR affiliate.
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    Recreation

  • New York/New Jersey Trail Conference
  • The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail
  • Gunks.com
  • Gunks Climbers’ Coalition 
  • Rock & Snow New Paltz climbing and outdoor shop.
  • The Bicycle Rack New Paltz shop.
  • The Bicycle Depot New Paltz shop.
  • Skiing at Minnewaska Private site.
  • Minnewaska Distance Swimmers Association Volunteer group.
  • Mountain Wings Ellenville hang gliding shop.
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    Miscellaneous

  • Hudson Valley Voyager Commercial tourism site.
  • Welcome to New York’s Hudson Valley Commercial site.
  • Photographs

  • Patty Lee Parmalee FOS board member
  • Mohonk Images G. Steve Jordan
  • Hardie Truesdale
  • Scenic New York State  A nice amateur album.
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