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Copake is located in scenic southeastern Columbia County in the Hudson Valley and is home to Taconic State Park. This quaint, historic town was settled in the mid 1700s by Dutch and German settlers, and has retained its peaceful, rural nature - even though it's just two hours from New York City. The town of Copake contains the hamlets of Copake Falls, West Copake, Craryville and Copake Lake. Taconic State Park in Copake consists of more than 5,000 acres in the rolling hills located along the eleven miles that separates New York from Massachusetts and Connecticut. The park features swimming, fishing for trout, hiking, picnicking and camping. A historic foundry, built in 1845, is also located inside the park, and is a museum that contains all the original implements of the time. Other local attractions near the town of Copake include Bash Bish Falls and Lake Taghkanic, which has camping, two beaches, playgrounds, boat rentals, picnic areas and hiking trails. Winter activities at Taconic State Park and Lake Taghkanic include ice fishing, cross country skiing, snowmobiling and ice-skating. Historic sites near Copake include Martin Van Buren's Lindenwald and the Clermont State Historic Site. The town of Copake also hosts an annual Antique & Bicycle Auction and an annual New Year's Day Americana Auction that features 18th and 19th century furniture, Folk Art, textiles and period accessories.

Surrounding areas: Copake Lake, New York (3.4 mi), Pine Plains, New York (10.7 mi), Millerton, New York (11.1 mi), Austerlitz, New York (14.4 mi), Hudson, New York (15.3 mi), Ghent, New York (15.4 mi), Athens, New York (17.1 mi)

Copake Vacation Rentals




Copake Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Ragamont Inn8 Main StSalisbury, CT11.1 mi.(860) 435-2372
Under Mountain Inn482 Undermountain RdSalisbury, CT11.1 mi.(860) 435-0242
White Hart15 Undermountain RdSalisbury, CT11.1 mi.(860) 435-0030
Inn At Iron Masters229 Main StLakeville, CT11.4 mi.(860) 435-9844
Interlaken Inn74 Interlaken Rd 7Lakeville, CT11.7 mi.(860) 435-6662
Wake Robin Inn106 Sharon RdLakeville, CT12.1 mi.(860) 435-2515
Comfort Inn & Suites249 Stockbridge RdGreat Barrington, MA12.5 mi.(413) 644-3200
Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites415 Stockbridge RdGreat Barrington, MA12.8 mi.(413) 528-1810
Sharon Motor LodgeGay StSharon, CT16.5 mi.(860) 364-0036
The Red Lion Inn30 Main StStockbridge, MA17.0 mi.(413) 298-5545
Catskill Motor LodgeRt 23 BCatskill, NY17.6 mi.(518) 943-5800
Friar Tuck Inn4858 Rt 32Catskill, NY17.6 mi.(518) 678-2271
Shaker Mill Inn2 Oak StWest Stockbridge, MA17.9 mi.(413) 232-4600
Troutbeck40 Spingarn RdAmenia, NY18.1 mi.(914) 372-9681
Willows MotelRt 343Amenia, NY18.1 mi.(845) 373-8090
Williamsville Inn286 Gtbarrington RdWest Stockbridge, MA18.8 mi.(413) 274-6118
Manor HouseMaple AveNorfolk, CT19.7 mi.(860) 542-5690
Carl's Rip Van Winkle Motor Lodge810 Rt 23 BLeeds, NY20.5 mi.(518) 943-3303
Carriage House Motel204 Burt StSaugerties, NY20.5 mi.(845) 246-3104
Super 8 Motel128 Housatonic StLee, MA20.6 mi.(800) 800-8000
Cloverleaf MotelSaugerties, NY20.7 mi.(845) 246-2878
Comfort Inn2790 Rt 32 NSaugerties, NY20.7 mi.(845) 246-1565
Howard Johnson Inn2764 Rt 32Saugerties, NY20.7 mi.(845) 246-9511
Best Western Black Swan Inn Inc435 Laurel StLee, MA20.9 mi.(413) 243-2700
The Village Inn16 Church StLenox, MA21.8 mi.(413) 637-0020
Blue Spruce Inn & Suites3093 Rt 9Valatie, NY21.8 mi.(518) 758-9711
Elsie K. Powell House Inc. Pitt Hall524 Pitt Hall RdOld Chatham, NY22.1 mi.(518) 794-8811
Cornwall Inn & MotelKent RdCornwall Bridge, CT22.3 mi.(203) 672-6884
Cornell Inn203 Main StLenox, MA22.4 mi.(413) 637-0562
Beekman Arms4 ML StRhinebeck, NY22.5 mi.(845) 876-7077
Village Inn Of Rhinebeck6 Rt 9 SRhinebeck, NY22.5 mi.(845) 876-7000
Days Inn194 Pittsfield RdLenox, MA23.7 mi.(413) 637-3560
Hans County Line Motel And RestaurantRt 32aPalenville, NY24.4 mi.(518) 678-3101
Econo Lodge390 Pittsfield RdLenox, MA24.6 mi.(413) 637-4244
Best Western New Baltimore InnRd 1 Box 217aW Coxsackle, NY24.9 mi.(518) 731-8100
Howard Johnson462 Pittsfield RdLenox, MA25.0 mi.(413) 442-4000
Knights Inn474 Pittsfield RdLenox, MA25.0 mi.(413) 443-4468
Lenox Motel525 Pittsfield Lenox RdLenox, MA25.0 mi.(413) 499-0324
Comfort Inn1055 South StPittsfield, MA25.2 mi.(413) 443-4714
Patriot Suites Hotel8 Dan Fox DrPittsfield, MA25.5 mi.(413) 997-3300
 
Bed & Breakfast
Historic Merrell Inn1565 Pleasant StSouth Lee, MA18.1 mi.(413) 243-1794

Copake Weather & Climate

The Catskills climate has variations depending on the elevation. There is a totally different winter in the mountains and the higher plateaus over 1,000 feet. There, the grip of winter is strong and steady, and above freezing temperatures are less common. Average January temperatures are three to four degrees colder at elevations from one to two thousand feet and over seven degrees colder at elevations above two thousand feet. Snowfall is fairly uniform during the month of January in the Catskills. The third week of July is generally the hottest time of the year in the Catskills, and rainfall during the warm months is usually confined to a few days rather than spread throughout the month. September has warm days, cool nights and fog at dawn over the Hudson valley. By October the hills are a kaleidoscope of color, and the first hard freeze is usually at the end of October.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 33°F 11°F 3.17 in. -
February 36°F 12°F 2.39 in. -
March 46°F 21°F 3.37 in. -
April 59°F 31°F 3.64 in. -
May 70°F 42°F 4.34 in. -
June 79°F 52°F 4.23 in. -
July 84°F 57°F 3.93 in. -
August 82°F 55°F 3.72 in. -
September 73°F 47°F 3.85 in. -
October 62°F 35°F 3.76 in. -
November 49°F 27°F 3.08 in. -
December 38°F 17°F 3.34 in. -

Copake Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Barnes Municipal airport (BAF) located about 43 miles east of Copake in Westfield, Massachusetts, the Albany International airport (ALB) located approximately 45 miles northwest of Copake in Albany, New York, the Bradley International airport (BDL) located roughly 46 miles southeast of Copake in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, the Stewart International airport (SWF) located around 50 miles southwest of Copake in Newburgh, New York, and finally the Schenectady County airport (SCH) located about 54 miles northwest of Copake in Schenectady, New York.

Copake Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
JeepersAlbanyNY38.8 mi.
Lake CompounceBristolCT43.4 mi.
Hoffman's PlaylandLathamNY45.2 mi.
Quassy Amusement ParkMiddleburyCT45.9 mi.
Six Flags New EnglandAgawamMA48.1 mi.
JeepersWest NyackNY72.3 mi.
Playland ParkRyeNY78.4 mi.
High Hopes OrchardWestmorelandNH82.1 mi.
Bayville AmusementsBayvilleNY83.0 mi.
Glen Island ParkNew RochelleNY83.8 mi.
Sherman's Amusement ParkCaroga LakeNY86.6 mi.
Sports Plus Entertainment CenterLake GroveNY89.9 mi.
 
Water Parks
Zoom Flume Water ParkDurhamNY37.5 mi.
Splash Down ParkFishkillNY43.6 mi.
Carousel Water & Fun ParkBeach LakePA89.5 mi.
Water Slide WorldLake GeorgeNY91.2 mi.
Splish Splash Water ParkRiverheadNY94.5 mi.
Maple Breeze ParkPawcatuckCT102.1 mi.
Water WizzWesterlyRI102.4 mi.
Yawgoo Valley Ski Area and WaterparkExeterRI110.1 mi.
Alpine Slide at CamelbackTannersvillePA117.0 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Undermountain Golf CourseCopakeNY 
Copake Country ClubCraryvilleNY4.3 mi.
Thomas Carvel Country ClubPine PlainsNY10.7 mi.
Egremont Country ClubGreat BarringtonMA11.3 mi.
Boston Corners Golf ClubMillertonNY11.4 mi.
Hotchkiss School Golf CourseLakevilleCT11.9 mi.
Meadowgreens Golf CourseGhentNY15.4 mi.
Red Hook Golf ClubRed HookNY17.0 mi.
Hamburg Golf CourseHamburgNY17.3 mi.
Catskill Golf ClubCatskillNY17.7 mi.
Silo Ridge Country ClubAmeniaNY18.8 mi.
Greenock Country ClubLeeMA20.1 mi.
Katsbaan Golf ClubSaugertiesNY20.5 mi.
Winding Brook Country ClubValatieNY21.9 mi.
Rip Van Winkle Country ClubPalenvilleNY24.3 mi.
Pine Hills Country ClubManorvilleNY24.6 mi.
Rock Hill Golf & Country ClubManorvilleNY24.6 mi.
Swan Lake Golf ClubManorvilleNY24.6 mi.
Blackhead Mountain Lodge & Country ClubRound TopNY26.0 mi.
Alapaha Golf LinksKingstonNY26.4 mi.
Green Acres Golf CourseKingstonNY26.4 mi.
Dinsmore Golf CourseStaatsburgNY27.0 mi.
Sycamore Country ClubRavenaNY27.4 mi.
General Electric Athletic ClubPittsfieldMA28.3 mi.
James Baird State Park Golf CoursePleasant ValleyNY28.9 mi.
 
Ski Areas
CatamountHillsdaleNY4.9 mi.
Butternut Ski AreaGreat BarringtonMA11.4 mi.
Mohawk MountainCornwallCT21.8 mi.
Otis RidgeOtisMA24.3 mi.
Hunter MountainHunterNY34.9 mi.
Brodie MountainNew AshfordMA37.7 mi.
Ski WindhamWindhamNY38.3 mi.
Big BirchPattersonNY41.4 mi.
Thunder RidgePattersonNY41.4 mi.
WoodburyWoodburyCT43.0 mi.
Belleayre MoutainHighmountNY48.1 mi.
Mount TomHolyokeMA48.4 mi.
Mount SouthingtonSouthingtonCT49.7 mi.
Berkshire EastCharlemontMA49.9 mi.
Ski PlattekillRoxburyNY53.2 mi.
Scotch ValleyStamfordNY58.0 mi.
Holiday MountainMonticelloNY66.4 mi.
Willard MountainGreenwichNY67.7 mi.
Mount SnowBrattleboroVT72.2 mi.
Haystack at Mount SnowBrattleboroVT72.2 mi.
 
State Parks
Taconic State ParkNY4.5 mi. 
Lake Taghkanic State ParkNY7.7 mi. 
Mount Riga State ParkCT8.4 mi. 
Campbell Falls State ParkCT17.8 mi. 
Clermont State ParkNY18.4 mi. 
Haystack Mountain State ParkCT19.7 mi. 
Housatonic Meadows State ParkCT21.0 mi. 
Dennis Hill State ParkCT22.1 mi. 
Bates Memorial State ParkMA23.5 mi. 
Ivy Mountain State ParkCT23.9 mi. 
Macedonia Brook State ParkCT23.9 mi. 
Mohawk State ParkCT24.8 mi. 
Kent Falls State ParkCT24.9 mi. 
John A Minetto State ParkCT26.1 mi. 
Mills Memorial State ParkNY26.1 mi. 
Platt Hill State ParkCT27.4 mi. 
Norrie State ParkNY27.5 mi. 
Above All State ParkCT29.0 mi. 
Burr Pond State ParkCT29.4 mi. 
Catskill State ParkNY29.6 mi. 
 
Museums
Clermont (State Historic Site)ClermontNY14.2 mi.(History)
Norman Rockwell Museum at StockbridgeStockbridgeMA17.0 mi.(Art)
Klyne Esopus Historical Society MuseumUlster ParkNY28.1 mi.(History)
Hancock Shaker VillagePittsfieldMA28.2 mi.(History)
Litchfield History MuseumLitchfieldCT31.3 mi.(History)
Bruderhof MuseumRiftonNY31.3 mi.(History)
Irish American Heritage MuseumAlbanyNY38.8 mi.(History)
Albany Institute of History & ArtAlbanyNY38.8 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
New York State MuseumAlbanyNY38.8 mi.(Science)
University Art MuseumAlbanyNY38.8 mi.(Art)
Gomez Mill HouseMarlboroNY41.1 mi.(History)
Hidden Hills Historical MuseumsChesterfieldMA41.3 mi.(History)
Rensselaer County Historical Society at the Hart-Cluett MansionTroyNY43.2 mi.(History)
Troy's RiverSpark Visitor CenterTroyNY43.2 mi.(History)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art InstituteWilliamstownMA45.1 mi.(Art)
Timexpo MuseumMiddleburyCT45.9 mi.(Technology)
Mattatuck MuseumWaterburyCT46.1 mi.(History)
Railroad Museum of New EnglandWaterburyCT46.1 mi.(Technology)
Wistariahurst MuseumHolyokeMA48.4 mi.(History)
Smith College Museum of ArtNorthamptonMA48.9 mi.(Art)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Trevor ZooMillbrookNY23.7 mi.
Beardsley Zoological GardensBridgeportCT67.7 mi.
Bergen County Zoological ParkParamusNJ85.0 mi.
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservation ParkBronxNY88.7 mi.
Queens Wildlife CenterFlushingNY94.0 mi.
Mystic AquariumMysticCT97.1 mi.
Central Park Wildlife CenterNew YorkNY99.4 mi.
New York AquariumBrooklynNY102.9 mi.
Prospect Park Wildlife CenterBrooklynNY102.9 mi.
Utica ZooUticaNY109.5 mi.
Staten Island ZooStaten IslandNY111.3 mi.
Roger Williams Park ZooProvidenceRI111.7 mi.


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