Your Personal Adventure Guide

Outdoor Pursuits (OP), Discovery Land Company’s signature family recreation program, serves as a concierge to residents and is available anytime you want access to the region’s outdoor treasures. Located in the Family Barn, the OP Team will take care of every detail by making any arrangements and providing you with everything you will need – ensuring your family enjoys those adventures with the help of knowledgeable guides. Activities range from overnight camping in a secluded mountain glade, an afternoon hike along a nearby lake with a catered gourmet picnic, dressage lessons, strawberry picking, a guided mountain biking tour and more.

Other activities:

– Hunting
– Live bird, sporting clay and skeet shooting
– Hiking and mountain biking
– Stand-up paddleboarding
– Supervised campouts in teepee bunk rooms
– Lake zip line, rope swing and water slides
– Skiing and snowboarding
– Fly fishing
– Equestrian activities
– Canoeing and Kayaking
– Curling, paddle tennis and archery

Simple Pleasures

The Hudson Valley is one of the most scenic corners of the country, with national forests and state parks, rugged terrain versatile enough for hiking, blading, biking, running and cross-country skiing. Let our guides plan unforgettable outdoor experiences for your family.

Tamarack Preserve

Less than 2 miles from the property, this preserve has offered the best in agrarian and sporting recreation for nearly 80 years. The perfect place to pursue upland birds, trout, bass, ducks, deer, turkey and geese.

Chestnut Ridge Equestrian Center

Established in 1797, Silo Ridge’s 150-acre Olympic-caliber equestrian center includes magnificent wooded trails, fenced paddocks, polo fields, unique show jumping fields and a heated indoor riding ring exclusively for members and their guests.

Lime Rock Park

Members at Silo Ridge Field Club have exclusive access to one of the oldest motor racing courses in the country. Lime Rock is the East Coast base for the Skip Barber Racing School, plays host to 25+ upscale car enthusiast clubs and showcases the best amateur and professional racing.

Fly Fishing on the Housatonic

About 20 minutes from Silo Ridge sits a 10.4-mile Trout Management Area on the Housatonic River annually stocked with brown and rainbow trout. Beyond the Housatonic, there are many easily accessible fishing areas for Brooke Trout and Pike. Our OP Team can also provide bait and a spin-rod to fish the ponds at Silo Ridge full of bass, perch and bluegills.

Skiing and Snowboarding in the Hudson Valley


28 miles from Amenia, Mohawk is Connecticut’s largest ski area, 7 lifts and 25 trails


26 miles from Amenia, Catamount boasts 1,000 feet of vertical descent, 130 skiable acres, 6 lifts, 35 trails, park areas, night skiing and the longest run in the Berkshires!


34 miles from Amenia, Butternut Ski Area has 100 skiable acres, 22 downhill ski trails and 11 lifts.


61 miles from Amenia, Jiminy Peak is the largest ski area within close proximity to Silo Ridge with 170 acres of skiable terrain, 45 trails, 3 terrain parks and 23 night skiing trails.