BVI Blog

Celebrating life, nature, adventure and leisure in the Beaverkill Valley.
Did you know this about Brook Trout? Salvelinus fontinalis The brook or speckled trout is New York’s Official State fish. A native of the State, it is the smallest, and to many people, the most attractive trout occurring in the State. It has a dark olive green background with light wavy markings on the back, and tan or red spots on the sides. Its lower fins are striking, with bright white edging separated from the mostly red fin by a black line. Once widespread throughout the state, brook trout were found in remote wilderness settings in the Adirondacks and in
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A September Wedding to Remember Imagine the perfect September day, yellow and golden leaves surround the meadow and border the river. The air is a comfortable temperature, hikers and anglers alike can only dream of this type of autumn day. Good fortune for Kim and Sasha, it is their wedding weekend. Their story began with a meeting at Kim’s sister’s yoga studio, she told Kim “you should meet this cute guy who comes to yoga”. With their mats next to each other, their story began and slowly grew into a love that both families were thrilled by.  A proposal, and a
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Catskill Weddings with Beaverkill Style! To have your wedding at the Beaverkill Valley Inn could be the single best decision you can make, aside from the decision to tie the knot in the first place! If you envision a place outside the city in the Catskills where you, your friends and family have the whole weekend to celebrate, this is the place. The Beaverkill Valley Inn is on the National Historic Register, and is the largest building of this type in the region! There are 19 rooms so your family and friends can stay all weekend, with over 40 acres
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From 19th Century Boarding House to 21st Century Destination on the Beaverkill. Originally named the Bonnie View Inn, The Beaverkill Valley Inn (BVI) was constructed by Mr. and Mrs. J. Rankin Towse in 1895.  It’s architecture is considered a combination of Homestead and American Foursquare styling of Turn of the Century Post-Victorian Domestic Architecture. The Inn is characterized by a wrap- around porch extending the length the building. The living room and the card room retain their original fireplaces constructed with hand cut key stones and mantles of hand carved oak.  The wood trim on the first floor reflects the era
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