Events at Cottage in the Pines in Sparrow Bush, New York The Cottage in the Pines is surrounded by outdoor and cultural activities. We will be happy to help you plan the perfect getaway, whether you have a weekend, a week, or a month.


Delaware River Rafting—Many outfitters will arrange a river rafting outing for you, from a gentle float to a whitewater experience.  Our favorites are:  Kittatinny Canoes and Silver Canoe.

Neversink River Unique Area—The Neversink River has moderate hikes to a beautiful river, with several gorges and waterfalls, located just a few miles from us.

Fly Fishing in the Neversink—Dry fly fishing was first developed in the US on the Neversink River, just a few miles from us, and we can direct you to guides who will show you why this is still one of the great areas in America.

Delaware Water Gap—We are about a half-hour from this classic 70,000 acre National Park with fishing, floating, and over 100 miles of hiking trails.

High Point State Park—Who knew?  There’s an obelisk at the highest point in New Jersey, and the Appalachian Trail runs through it.  Great hiking, good swimming, very close.

Monticello Motor Club—For a different way to experience the outdoors, you can learn to drive high performance cars on a private closed track about 20 miles from the Cottage in the Pines.


Forestburg Playhouse—our fabulous summer stock theater, less than 15 minutes away.  Weekend cabarets.

Bethel Woods—a world-class arts venue on the site of the original Woodstock music festival.  There is a wonderful museum. Travel is about 30 minutes (but there can be heavy traffic just before major events)

Music at the Dancing Cat Saloon—Most weekends there is great live music and dancing at The Dancing Cat, about 25 minutes from us.

Gillinder Glass—A working glass factory dedicated to maintaining classic techniques of glass blowing, with classes, tours, and a beautiful and unique gift shop of work created by local artisans.

Grey Towers—the beautiful, castle-like home of Gifford Pinchot, the founder of the US Forest service.  The mansion is surrounded by carefully planned gardens and forests.


Great local food is available at the rapidly growing number of great new restaurants in our area.  Some of our favorites are:

Hennings Local—A modern American menu, locally sourced, Hennings Local is famous for their trout.

The Dancing Cat Saloon—Fun and casual, with frequent live music, The Dancing Cat Saloon has their own distillery.

Two Rivers Grille—Always good, Two Rivers Grille is very close.

JJ Delicatessen—A classic European deli in the heart of Port Jervis.

Saturday Morning Farmers Market—Sponsored by Foundry 42, great local food on Saturday mornings.

Cottage in the Pines
1200 Route 42
Sparrow Bush, NY 12780
1(845) 428-9092