Located about an hour from New York City the Highlands region around Greenwood lake boasts the four closest ski resorts to the city. Just 5 miles to the east of the village along Rte. 17A in the heart of Sterling Forest State park is Tuxedo Ridge. Just 2 miles west along Rte. 17A on the slopes of Mt. Peter above the Warwick valley is Mt. Peter Ski Area. Just 15 miles to the west along Rte. 17A and Rte 94 are the Mountain Creek Ski Area and the Hidden Valley Resort in Vernon, NJ. Mountain Creek and Sterling Forest Ski Area also offer snow tubing and both offer a variety of summer activities.
For those with an interest in cross country skiing or snowshoeing, nearby Sterling Forest State Park offers miles of trails for your enjoyment. Ice fishing is is also allowed in the park and on Greenwood Lake when conditions permit. Please contact the park headquarters for more information