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Where to go hiking in New York’s Hudson Valley – Trails for Kids & Family

Columbia County

Ancram, Lake Taghkanic State Park

Ancram, Overmountain Conservation Area & Travel StorysGPS Audio Tour

Austerlitz, Beebe Hill State Forest

Austerlitz, Harris Conservation Area

Chatham, Borden’s Pond Conservation Area

Chatham, Ooms Conservation Area

Copake Falls, Taconic State Park’s Copake Falls Area

East Chatham, Hand Hollow Trails & TravelStorysGPS’ Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour Ghent, Mud Creek Environmental Learning Center

Ghent, Siegel-Kline Kill

Hillsdale, Rheinstrom Hill Audubon Sanctuary and Center

Hudson, Greenport Conservation Area

Hudson, High Falls Conservation Area

Kinderhook, Dutch Farming Heritage Trail

Kinderhook, Lindenwald & Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

Valatie, Pachaquack Preserve

Dutchess County

Barrytown, Montgomery Place at Bard College

Beacon, Dennings Point and Klara Sauer Trail

Beacon, Madam Brett Park

Cold Spring, Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve

Clinton Corners, Whitlock Preserve

Dover Plains, Dover Stone Church Preserve

Dover Plains, Nellie Hill Preserve

Dover Plains, Roger Perry Memorial Preserve

Dutchess County, Maybrook Trailway Leg of Hudson Valley Greenway Trail on The Empire State Trail from Pawling to Hopewell Junction

Dutchess County, WRS Dutchess Rail Trail Leg of The Hudson Valley Greenway Trail on The Empire State Trail from Hopewell Junction to Poughkeepsie

Pine Plains, Stissing Mountain Multiple Use Area

East Chatham, Schor Conservation Area

Holmes, Wonder Lake State Park

Hopewell Junction, Doherty Park Nature Trail

Hyde Park, Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site

Hyde Park, Hackett Hill Park Trails

Hyde Park, Hyde Park Trails (HPT)

Hyde Park, Riverfront Park (Hudson Greenway Trail)

Hyde Park, Roosevelt Farm Lane Trail

Hyde Park, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Hyde Park, Winnakee Nature Preserve

LaGrangeville, Stringham Park

LaGrangeville, Tymor Park & Forest

Millbrook, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Trails in Millbrook Seasonal

Millerton, Rudd Pond Area at Taconic State Park

Pawling, Edward R. Murrow Memorial Park

Pawling, Pawling Nature Reserve

Pine Plains, Buttercup Farm Audubon Sanctuary

Pine Plains, Thompson Pond Reserve

Pleasant Valley, Freedom Park

Pleasant Valley, Taconic Hereford Multiple Use Area

Poughkeepsie, Peach Hill Park

Poughkeepsie, Vassar Farm & Ecological Preserve

Poughkeepsie, Walkway Loop Trail

Red Hook, Greig Farm Trails

Red Hook, Poet’s Walk

Red Hook, Tivoli Bays Management Area

Rhinebeck, Clinton Nature Trail

Rhinebeck, Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill

Rhinebeck, Ferncliff Forest

Rhinebeck, Thompson-Mazzarella Park

Rhinebeck, Wilderstein Historic Site

Staatsburg, Mills Norrie State Park

Staatsburg, Ogden Mills & Ruth Livingston Mills State Park

Staatsburg, Staatsburgh State Historic Site

Stanfordville, Wilcox Memorial Park

Stormville, Alamar Unit

Wappingers Falls, Bowdoin Park

Wappingers Falls, Stony Kill Farm

Greene County

Ashland Town Park 1/2 Mile Walking Track

Catskill & Hudson, Hudson River Skywalk

Catskill, Mawignack Preserve

Catskill, RamsHorn-Livingston Sanctuary

Elka Park, Huckleberry Point Trail

Greenville, Rutgers Creek Wildlife Conservancy

Haines Falls, Kaaterskill Wild Forest

Haines Falls, North-South Lake Intensive Use Area

Elka Park, Huckleberry Point Trail

Towns of Hunter and Catskill, Greene County and Town on Saugerties, Kaaterskill Falls

Elka Park, Hudson River Interpretive Trail

Lexington, Airport Road Unit

New Baltimore, Scenic Hudson’s Long View Park

Windham, Black Dome Valley Unit

Hudson Valley | Multi-County

Bronx and Westchester South County Leg of Hudson Valley Greenway Trail on The Empire State Trail from The Bronx to Elmsford

Greene, Sullivan & Delaware Counties, Catskill Park (encompasses many different trails)

Maybrook Trailway Leg of The Hudson Valley Greenway Trail on The Empire State Trail from Brewster (Putnam) to Pawling (Dutchess)

Westchester North County Trail & Putnam Leg of The Hudson Valley Greenway Trail on The Empire State Trail from New Castle to Mahopac

Orange County

Cornwall, Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Cuddebackville, Neversink River Unique Area

Middletown, Highland Lakes State Park

Middletown, Middletown Reservoir Trails

Middletown, Moonbeams Preserve

New Windsor, Kowawese Unique Area at Plum Point

New Windsor, Schunnemunk State Park

Orange County, Heritage Trail

Otisville, Gobbler’s Knob State Forest

Pine Bush, Crawford Town Park | Tessi Chessari Memorial Park | Castle Park Walking Track

Pine Bush, Shawangunk Ridge State Forest

Pine Island, Liberty Loop Trail

Port Jervis, Huckleberry Ridge State Forest

Tuxedo Park, Sterling Forest State Park

Walden, James W. Olley Community Park

Walden/ Wallkill, Walden-Wallkill Rail Trail

Warwick, Fuller Mountain

Warwick, Warwick County Park

Putnam County

Carmel, California Hill State Forest

Carmel, Fahnestock State Park

Carmel, Lake Gleneida Trail

Carmel, Nimham Mountain Multiple Use Area

Carmel, Paul A. Carda Park Nature/ Walking Trails

Carmel, Veteran’s Memorial Park

Cold Spring, Foundry Dock Park

Cold Spring, Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve

Cold Spring, Little Stony Point

Cold Spring, West Point Foundry

Garrison, Castle Rock Unique Area

Garrison, Constitution Marsh Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Garrison, Manitoga / The Russel Wright Design Center

Garrison, Manitou Point Preserve

Kent, Adams Unit

Kent Lakes, Edward Ryan Memorial Park Fitness Trail

Kent Lakes, Huestis Park Hiking Trails

Kent Lakes, Town Hill Park Hiking Trails

Mahopac, Chamber Park Walking Trails

Mahopac, Red Mills Park Walking Paths

Mahopac, Volz Park Walking & Hiking Trails

Patterson, Cranberry Mountain Wildlife Management Area

Patterson, The William Clough Preserve

Patterson Environmental Park

Putnam County, Putnam Trailway Leg of The Hudson Valley Greenway on The Empire State Trail from Mahopac to Brewster

Rockland County

Bear Mountain, Bear Mountain State Park

Blauvelt, Blauvelt State Park

Clarkstown, Hook Mountain State Park

Haverstraw, Bowline Point Park

Haverstraw, Cheescote Park

Haverstraw, Emeline Park

Haverstraw, Greenway Trail

Haverstraw, Haverstraw – Nyack Path

Monsey, Monsey Glen Park

Montrose, George’s Island Park

New City, Kennedy Dells Park

New City, Zebrowski-Morahan Demarest Kill Park

Nyack, Edward Hopper House Museum & Study Center in Nyack

Nyack, Mountainview Nature Park

Piermont, Erie Path

Piermont, Piermont Marsh

Pomona, Samuel G. Fisher Mt. Ivy Environmental Park

Ramapo, Harriman State Park

Sparkill, Tallman Mountain State Park

Spring Valley, Children’s Park Walking & Biking Paths

Upper Grandview, Clausland Mountain Park

Upper Nyack, Nyack Beach State Park

West Haverstraw, Haverstraw Bay Park

West Haverstraw, Peck’s Pond

Sullivan County

Bloomingburg, Wurtsboro Ridge State Forest

Claryville, Frost Valley YMCA

Eldred, Hickok Brook Multiple Use Area

Fallsburg, Fallsburg O & W Rails to Trails

Glen Spey, Circle Park

Grahamsville, Sundown Forest

Liberty, Liberty Rail Trail

Livingston Manor, Mongaup Pond Campground & Day Use Area

Livingston Manor, Balsam Lake Mountain Wild Forest

Mamakating, Bashakill Wildlife Management Area

Mamakating, Mamakating O&W Rail Trail

Mamakating, Roosa Gap State Forest

Monticello, Family Fun Farm

Narrowsburg, Delaware River Regional Trail

Narrowsburg, Mongaup Valley Wildlife Management Area

Narrowsburg, Multi-Generational Park/ The “Flats” Playground Fitness Trail

Narrowsburg, Tusten Mountain Trail

Narrowsburg Walking Trails

Neversink, Big Hollow Unit

Neversink Unique Area in Forestburgh & Thompson

Roscoe, Crystal Lake Wild Forest

Sullivan & Ulster Counties, Willowemoc Wild State Forest

Thompson, Wolf Brook Multiple Use Area

Ulster County

Ashokan High Point Trail

Esopus, Black Creek Preserve

Esopus, Esopus Meadows Preserve

Esopus, Shaupeneak Ridge

High Falls, 5 Lock Walk

Highland, Franny Reese State Park

Highland, Illinois Mountain

Highmount, Belleayre

Kerhonkson, Vernooy Kill State Forest

Kingston, Bluestone Wild Forest

Kingston, Hasbrouck Park

Kingston Leg of The Hudson Valley Greenway Trail on The Empire State Trail

Kingston, Rotary Park at Kingston Point Beach

Marlboro, Cluett Schantz Memorial Park

Marlboro, Marlboro Nature Trail

Napanoch / Ellenville, Witch’s Hole Multiple Use Area / Berme Park Trailhead for Minnewaska State Park’s Old Smiley Carriage Road

New Paltz, Mill Brook Preserve

New Paltz, Nyquist-Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary

New Paltz, River-to-Ridge Trail

Olive, Acorn Hill Unit

Olive, Black Road Unit

Olivebridge, Ashokan Promenade

Rochester Wild Forest – Shandaken Wild Forest Loop

Rosendale, Joppenbergh Mountain

Saugerties, Esopus Bend Nature Preserve | Schroeder Farm

Saugerties, Saugerties Lighthouse

Saugerties, Turkey Point State Forest

Shandaken, Allaben Unit

Shandaken, Birch Creek Unit

Shandaken, Shandaken Wild Forest

Shokan, Ashokan Brook

Sleightsburgh, Sleightsburgh Park

Sullivan & Ulster Counties, Willowemoc Wild State Forest

Sullivan Catskills Dove Trail

Ulster County, Ashokan Rail Trail

Ulster County, Slide Mountain Wilderness

Ulster Park, High Banks Preserve

Ulster County, Hudson Valley Rail Trail Leg of The Hudson Valley Greenway Trail on The Empire State Trail from Lloyd to New Paltz

Ulster County, Wallkill Valley Rail of The Hudson Valley Greenway Trail on The Empire State Trail from New Paltz to S. Kingston

West Hurley, Barry Knight Interpretive Walk

West Park, John Burrough’s Association’s Nature Sanctuary

Woodstock, Beetree Hill Unit

Woodstock, Comeau Lands Trails

Woodstock, Israel Wittman Sanctuary

Woodstock, Sloan Gorge Preserve

Woodstock, Snake Rocks Preserve

Westchester County

Armonk, Betsy Sluder Nature Preserve

Bedford, Mianus River Gorge Preserve

Briarcliff Manor, Hardscrabble Wilderness Area

Briarcliff Manor, Kate Kennard Trail

Briarcliff Manor, Pocantico Park

Briarcliff Manor, Scarborough Park

Bronxville, Francis Bacon Park & Trails

Chappaqua, Whippoorwill Park

Cortlandt, Hudson Highlands Gateway Park

Croton-on-Hudson, Graff Sanctuary

Eastchester, Nature Study Woods & Twin Lakes County Park

Elmsford, East Irvington Nature Preserve

Elmsford, Massaro Park Walking trails

Hartsdale, Hart’s Brook Park & Preserve

Irvington, Taxter Ridge Park Preserve in Irvington

Mohegan Lake, Sylvan Glen Park Preserve & Mohegan Quarry

Mount Kisco, Arthur W. Butler Memorial Sanctuary

Mount Pleasant, Graham Hills Park

North Salem, Ruth Walgreen Franklin Winifred Fels Sanctuary

North Salem, Sal J. Prezioso Mountain Lakes Park

North White Plains, Cranberry Lake Preserve

Ossining, Kitchawan Nature Preserve

Ossining, Sunny Ridge Preserve

Ossining, Teatown Lake Reservation

Ossining, Warburg Park

Peekskill, Blue Mountain Reservation

Pleasantville, Mountain Trail Park

Pleasantville, Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Pound Ridge, Armstrong Preserve 

Pound Ridge, Bye Preserve

Pound Ridge, Carolin’s Grove

Pound Ridge, Clark Preserve

Pound Ridge, Eastwoods Preserve

Pound Ridge, Halle Ravine

Pound Ridge, Richard’s Preserve

Rye, Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary

Rye, Jay Heritage Center

Rye, Marshlands Conservancy

Scarsdale, George Field Park & Walking Path Residents only

Scarsdale, Greenburgh Nature Center Grounds

Scarsdale, Hardwood Park & Library Pond Residents only

Scarsdale, Hyatt Park & Walking Track Residents only

Scarsdale, Red Maple Swamp Residents only

Scarsdale, Weinberg Nature Center Trails

Somers, Angle Fly Unit

Tarrytown, Glenville Woods Park Preserve

Valhalla, Stonegate Park

Valley Cottage, Rockland Lake State Park

Verplanck, Cortlandt Waterfront Park on Verplanck Point

Yorktown Heights, Granite Knolls Park East

Yorktown Heights, Mohansic Trailway

Yorktown Heights, North County Trailway

Yorktown Heights, Turkey Mountain Nature Preserve

Yorktown Heights, Woodlands Legacy Fields Park

Westchester County, Briarcliff Peekskill Trailway (Cortlandt, Ossining, New Castle, Yorktown)

Westchester County, James Ramsey Hunt & Mary Welsh Parker Sanctuary (Bedford & Lewisboro)

Westchester County, Westchester North County Leg of The Hudson Greenway Trail on The Empire State Trail from Elmsford to New Castle

Westchester County, South County Trail (Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Elmsford, Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington, Yonkers), includes parts of other trail systems

Westchester County, Ward Pound Ridge Reservation

White Plains, East Rumbrook Park

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