The Joseph L. Popp

Butterfly Conservatory

Welcome! The Joseph L. Popp, Jr. Butterfly Conservatory is a 3,000 sq. ft. indoor tropical garden located in historic Oneonta, NY. We exhibit various species of tropical birds and reptiles year-round, and butterflies* during the warmer months of spring, summer and fall.

Our aim is to introduce our visitors both to the wonderment and to the spectacular biodiversity of the natural world. Our exhibit includes invertebrates, fish, reptiles, and various species of beautiful tropical birds among others. It is a fantastic family activity and learning experience for all ages!


5802 NY 7

Oneonta, NY

607 435-1147

tel: 607-783-2203


Copes Corners


COPES CORNERS PARK offers recreation and family camping along the scenic Butternut Creek in Otsego County, New York.

For recreation the park offers fishing, kayak and canoe launching into the Butternut Creek, horseshoe courts, open fields and lots of mature shade trees.  Their three rental pavilions are often used for family reunions, picnics and parties.

620 NY-51
Gilbertsville, NY 13776

tel: 607-783-2203


Mill Street Stables


Mill Street Stables  is a privately owned facility located in historic Gilbertsville, offering English riding lessons and training with concentrations in the disciplines of Dressage, Eventing, Hunter Equitation and Jumpers. Quality of care and attention to detail are the core of what makes Mill Street Stables unique. The safe and professional atmosphere enables horses and riders the opportunity to learn and achieve their goals.

28 Mill Street
Gilbertsville, NY 13776

tel: 607-783-2227


Gilbert Lake State Park

Gilbert Lake State Park’s lake and three ponds lie in wooded, hilly terrain in the foothills of the Catskills. In addition to cabins and campsites, the park has more than 12 miles of interconnecting trails for hikers, skiers, snowmobilers and snowshoers. Playgrounds and a disc golf course, as well as swimming, boat rentals, boating (car top/hard bottom boats) and fishing are also featured.

Gilbert Lake is also home to the New York State Civilian Conservation Corps Museum.

18 CCC Road
Laurens, NY 13796

tel: 607-432-2114


Stagecoach Run Art Festival

Route 14 is a beautiful, meandering country road famous for its spectacular views and glorious nature. You really don’t need another excuse to go there. However, on the weekend of July 1st and 2nd a perfect excuse is what you get. An excuse called The Stagecoach Run Art Festival. An excuse that consists of more than 50 artists, showing their work in 16 venues on and around Route 14 with Treadwell as its principle art hub.

This year is the 22nd time that the Stagecoach Run Art Festival gets organized. And it is not surprising that this beautiful Art Festival in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains has survived so many years. There are many artists living in the region and likewise there are many art lovers. The Stagecoach Art Festival brings them together once a year for the pleasure and enjoyment of all

Treadwell, NY


Cooperstown, NY

Cooperstown, baseball’s home, your escape. Baseball Hall of Fame, Farmer’s Museum, Brewery Ommegang, Fly Creek Cider Mill, Otsego Lake, and a plethora of dining options including the Otesaga.

Cooperstown, NY


Elizabeth Nields’ Clay Workshop

Elizabeth Nields has been conducting Clay Workshops at her studio in Otego, New York since 1974, including a month long intensive workshop every August. She has led workshops through Arts in Education Program, Fenner Studio Art School and Smithy-Pioneer Gallery.

429 Chicken Farm Road, Otego, NY  13825

tel: 607-783-2476


Leatherstocking Railway


Ride into history and beautiful scenery. Built in 1869, visitors can experience what was once the primary form of transportation throughout the country – rail travel. Special train rides throughout the year, including…

Easter Bunny Expresses, Train Robberies, Cooperstown Blues Express, Ice Cream Social
Special, Beer & Wine Tasting Train, Brooks BBQ Dinner Trains, Rail-fan Day, Dinosaur
Express, Fall Foliage Trains, Pumpkin Patch Special, Santa Express Trains, and Christmas
Lights Trains.

See their website for the schedule.

136 E Main St
Milford, NY 13807

tel: 607-432-2429