Nestled in the heart of the Catskill Mountains, Susan’s Pleasant Pheasant Farm is a true gem of a destination for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts alike. The farm boasts over a mile of pristine riverfront, complete with a small and cozy inn next to a breathtaking waterfall overlooking the serene Lake Wawaka.

The natural beauty of this location is truly awe-inspiring, with daily wildlife sightings that will leave visitors feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. From majestic eagles soaring high above to graceful osprey diving for fish in the river and colorful King Fisher flitting from branch to branch, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Visitors can also take in the sights and sounds of a Heron Rookery and the playful antics of Common Mergansers, Wood Duck, Bass, Trout, Painted Turtles, and more.

Kayaking is available free of charge to overnight guests at Susan’s Pleasant Pheasant Farm for those looking to explore the river on their own. Whether you’re an experienced kayaker or a novice looking for a new adventure, there’s no better way to experience the natural beauty of the Catskill Mountains than by taking to the water and exploring the river. Come and experience the beauty and tranquility of Susan’s Pleasant Pheasant Farm for yourself today!


Hiking trails and a swimmming hole
Historic Mill House
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Private lake front setting
Sweeping water views.
Antiques and art collections
Complimentary bottled water
Wonderful Breakfasts
Kayaks and bicycles during season
K-cups in room coffee maker
Deck by our waterfall