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Just good

The view is inferior to many in the Catskills. But there is one thing that sets this apart from... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Northampton, Pennsylvania
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hard to find

This lookout is not marked or if it is, we missed the sign. We were lucky and found this very small... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
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  • Average30%
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  • Terrible0%
3 Sep 2018
“Just good”
30 Jun 2018
“family dinner”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The view is inferior to many in the Catskills. But there is one thing that sets this apart from all those other views. That is ANYBODY can visit. I know of no other good in the Catskills view that you can get to with no...More

2  Thank Pennsypete
Reviewed 1 July 2018

terrible experience! Food sub par, poorly prepared. the Owner feels its his DUTY to come to your table and talk and overstay his welcome, alcohol on his breath to boot. I do NOT recommend this place at all!

Thank johnpan2018
Reviewed 15 January 2018

i pass this every other week & I'm always amazed at the view. my favorite time is sunrise & watching the view come alive w/ the purple mountain sky!!!

Thank danacN301ZK
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This lookout is not marked or if it is, we missed the sign. We were lucky and found this very small area and it was a clear day. Our phones helped us guess what we were looking at. There are no signs but it's a...More

Thank kstevens_kelly
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

It's basically a parking lot, yes the view is extensive when the weather cooperates, but the addition of perhaps some signage explaining what you are actually looking at might help. A few benches and a picnic table wouldn't hurt. Otherwise it remains simply a parking...More

Thank 837jenl
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Followed the route stated in TripAdvisor but ended up stopping in a parking area beside a restaurant with nothing close to an attraction. Was wondering if we have to patronise the restaurant to get to a better view but decided to just give it a...More

Thank ongwl82016
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Lookout Restaurant is great View of the 45 states. We had lunch and did not hike. Easy way to see if all

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 5 June 2016

beautiful view of five states.the colors in the fall are amazing and the trees in the spring look lovely with flowers blooming.a must stop for us when we visit the northern catskill region.

Thank maryfemia
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Lots of parking space at the lookout on route 23 in East Windham. You see Catskill and Helderberg Mountains in New York, Connecticut Mountains, Mount Washington in New Hampshire, The Green Mountains in Vermont, and Berkshires in Massachusetts from this lofty perch. Go a little...More

1  Thank claudeinalbany
Reviewed 9 September 2015

It is what it is....a great spot to see, on a clear day, 5 states from the prospective of our 1500 foot altitude.

1  Thank HowardC1
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