OSR Trail Base Camp
Onteora Scout Reservation - access 460 miles of trails in the Catskills
Camp in one of our campsites or cabins
Hike our 20 miles of trails
or connect to the 460 miles of the Catskill trails
All from Onteora
Including two Fire towers close to camp.
NOTE: TRC Council is updating their website. Many links are not functioning includeing the one to reserve a campsite at OSR. Calling the Council number may not get you connected with someone that can help or that will return your call. If you have no success contacting the office email me and I'll see whay can be done. firstname.lastname@example.org
To reserve a campsite or Health Lodge Call Council at 516-797-7600
The following sites are available off season:
Health Lodge - Overlooking Orchard Lake, the health lodge is fully equipped with: - Heat - Electricity - Running Water - bathrooms - Capacity 24 (listed as Cabin on registration page)
For other sites and shelters call TRC Council (516) 797-7600
Costs - Costs are subject to change. Call council to confirm.
Campsites are $25 per weekend + $4/person
Health Lodge (listed as Cabin on registration page) $300 per weekend
Council House $500 per weekend
James E. West Shelter $50 per weekend
Get the Avenza App - Then get the map
To hike the Onteora trails that connect to the Catskill Trail system we suggest obtaining both of the Avenza maps listed below.
Onteora Scout Reservation and the Red Trails crew maintain 20 miles of trails on 1400 acres for Scouts to explore while earning merit badges and life experiences.
The Onteora Trail System connects with the Willowemock Wildforest and the Catskills Trail System offering endless opportunity to experience New York State's Catskill Preserve.
NYS Catskill Region trails map NYNJ Trail Conference Map ($17.99) - Highly recommended - Includes all trails in the Catskills.
For a list of all NYNJ Trail Conference maps CLICK HERE
Print 8X11 maps of Onterora trails
Get directions to Onteora Scout Reservation