LOCAL RESTAURANTS: 


BUTTERFIELDS CAFE - DEPOSIT, NY
LITTLE ITALY PIZZA - DEPOSIT, NY
KOO KOOSE BAR AND GRILLE - DEPOSIT, NY
HANCOCK HOUSE HOTEL - HANCOCK, NY
LYDIA'S CROSSTOWN TAVERN - STARLIGHT, PA
CIRCLE E DINER - HANCOCK, NY
THE BAKERY - HANCOCK, NY


WITHIN A SHORT DRIVE: 


QUAQUA CREEK STATE PARK - DEPOSIT, NY

APPROX. 15 MINS

Groomed hiking trails, lake for fishing, rental boats, cooking facilities, manicured beach for swimming

http://nysparks.com/parks/27/details.aspx



CHENANGO VALLEY STATE PARK - CHENANGO FORKS, NY

APPROX. 40 MINS

This spacious and historic state park has extensive facilities for cook-outs and family get-togethers, manicured beach area, boat rentals, fishing, extensive trail system for both hiking and mountain biking.

http://nysparks.com/parks/41/details.aspx



CATSKILL FLY FISHING MUSEUM - LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY

APPROX. 30 MINS

Before Americans became fly fishers, the Catskills provided a rich environment of rivers and streams, all brimming with life. This region of southeastern New York State has a gentle beauty in its mountains and valleys that attracts those with a deep love of nature. At the end of the 19th century, the Catskill region became a magnet for pioneering trout anglers: Theodore Gordon, "Uncle Thad" Norris, Edward R. Hewitt, George LaBranche, and a cadre of others who not only fished these rivers, but also made contributions to a distinctive, American style of flyFishing.

www.cffcm.net


 
DELAWARE DELICACIES SMOKEHOUSE - HANCOCK, NY

APPROX. 15 MINS

This unique smokehouse on the banks of the East Branch of the Delaware is a very unique experience with one of the only remaining eel weirs in the US and the smokehouse offers some excellent smoked items like salmon, eel, cheeses, trout, prawns and much more.  Proprietor Ray Turner has been featured on the National Geographic TV Series "Filthy Riches".


 
PADDLE AND PEDAL OUTDOORS - HANCOCK, NY

APPROX. 10 MINS

This rental service offers rentals of canoes, kayaks and mountain bikes and is located on the banks of the West Branch of the Delaware.  

www.paddleandpedaloutdoors.com


 
PENNSYLVANIA STATE GAMELANDS #299

APPROX. 2 MINS

This beautiful chunk of state-owned public land borders the property of West Branch Angler and offers thousands of acres which allow river access to the West Branch of the Delaware river and there are also several nice trials for hiking, several lakes for fishing and picnic facilities.  


CANNONSVILLE RESERVOIR

APPROX. 10 MINS

Cannonsville Reservoir is a 95.7 billion gallon reservoir that feeds the tailwater portion of the West Branch of the Delaware river.  You can access the southern portion of the reservoir, above the town of Deposit, which is about a ten minute drive from West Branch Angler.  To fish or boat on the reservoir you need to sign up on the website below to obtain an free access permit.  

www.nyc.gov/html/dep/html/recreation/access.shtml


SCENIC BYWAY - HANCOCK, NY

APPROX. 10 MINS

Route 97 is designated The Upper Delaware Scenic Byway. It parallels the Delaware River from Port Jervis to Hancock, through a naturally scenic and historic area of southern New York.

www.upperdelaware.com/route97/index.cfm


 ROEBLING BRIDGE - CALLICOON, NY APPROX. 40 MINS

The Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River is the home of the oldest existing wire suspension bridge in the United States — the Delaware Aqueduct, or Roebling Bridge as it is now known. Begun in 1847, it was designed by and built under the supervision of Engineer John A. Roebling, engineer of the Brooklyn Bridge. The Delaware Aqueduct is designated a National Historic Landmark as well as a National Civil Engineering Landmark. The blue stone foundation of another original Roebling bridge can be seen in Hancock today. Linking Hancock to Pennsylvania, the remnants of the foundation are still visible today directly adjacent to the existing PA/NY Bridge in Hancock.


 
THE DISCOVERY CENTER - BINGHAMTON, NY
APPROX. 35 MINS

Shop in the “Littlest” Giant Market, become a pilot and fly a plane. Our life-size fire truck is available to explore along with the full dress uniform of a busy and dedicated fire fighting professional. If you want to share your happy smile, The Discovery Center has an Action News television studio set. Fun for all ages.

www.thediscoverycenter.org


 ROSS PARK ZOO -BINGHAMTON, NY

APPROX. 35 MINS

The 25-acre Ross Park Zoo is adjacent to a 75-acre wooded park. See “Wolf Woods”, tigers, snow leopards, and many other species of animals , birds & reptiles. One of Binghamton’s many Carousels is also ready for boarding! A stone’s throw from The Discovery Center. Both will make for a wonderful day for the whole family!

www.rossparkzoo.com


GOLF COURSES: 

Golden Oaks

Hardwood Hills


CAMPING:

Guestward Ho Campground - Deposit, NY approx. 15 mins

Quaqua Creek State Park  - Deposit, NY approx. 15 mins

Soaring Eagle Campground - Stalker, PA approx. 30 mins