Ulster County is about 90 minutes north from New York City, an hour south of Albany and about 3.5 hours from both Boston and Philadelphia. The county sits in the heart of the fertile Hudson River Valley with the Hudson River on its eastern edge. Within its 1,161 square miles lies the Catskill Park and Forest Preserve where there are more than ¼ million acres of forever-wild woodlands. At our visitors' center, you'll find guides and brochures as well as a fascinating exhibit about the history of the Kingston waterfront. Our hours are Monday - Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.. May - October, the visitors' center is also open Saturdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.