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Scenic Gondola Rides & Hiking at Belleayre Mountain in Highmount, NY

Ride the Catskill Thunder this Summer!

Scenic Gondola Rides Schedule:

July 18  – October 11, 2020

Saturday & Sundays, 10 am to 5 pm

$20/ Seniors & Youth (Ages 7-19) $10/ FREE* Ages 6 & under

With a paid adult & adult must ride with child(ren)

Take the Catskill Thunder Gondola to the summit of Belleayre Mountain for breathtaking views of the Catskill Forest Preserve. Once you’ve reached the top, take a walk along the summit ridge, have a picnic lunch, or just enjoy the peace and quiet. When you’re ready, you can either hike down or ride the gondola. Make sure to bring your camera! You are sure to get some beautiful shots of the mountains and the wildlife.

Event Link

The gondola schedule is subject to change and guests are encouraged to check the website for updates.

Safety Information:

  • Face coverings are required when a six (6) foot distance cannot be maintained among individuals unless they are members.
  • Guests may board the Catskill Thunder Gondola with members of their party or alone.
  • A face covering is required while waiting in line, and from the time of loading, throughout the duration of the ride, and when unloading.


Start your next hiking adventure at Belleayre Mountain! Explore unique trails where you will find something for everyone from challenging uphill climbs to the summit, to family-friendly hikes in our cross-country area. Enjoy picturesque mountain views, learn about the area through our new interpretive signage and experience nature at its best. Hikers can also access additional Catskill region hiking trails from the Belleayre Beach and Belleayre Mountain.  Trails Map


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