Stroll the grounds and formal garden. Located in Pelham Bay Park. Open daily, 8:30 am til dusk.
895 Shore Road, Bronx, NY 10464
Closed due to COVID as of November 2020
GROUNDS ONLY Re-opened December 21, 2020
With 380-acres of rolling lawns, woodlands, and gardens, set against the spectacular backdrop of the Catskill Mountains, The Montgomery Place Campus at Bard College boasts opportunities for learning and exercise as architecture, art, & history converge to delight people of all ages.
26 Gardener Way, River Rd, Red Hook, NY 12571
Plum Point offers gorgeous views of the Hudson River including Bannerman Island and features water-side seating and photo opps with benches and a gazebo. The sandy landing allows for boat launching, fishing, chilling and wading. Explore the hiking trails with your pooch. While no swimming is allowed, locals will tell you to check the times of the tides so that you can walk out towards the center of the river at low tide. (I do not condone this.)
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90 Plum Point Lane
New Windsor, NY 12553
Open daily, dawn til dusk
If you’re looking for a beautiful, easy walk, with educational opportunities, The Riverfront Trail at Vanderbilt Mansion is a great choice. Reward your walk around the 2.5 mile loop and pack a picnic to bring to Bard Rock, a large, flat rock on the water where you can marvel at the history and ecology of the Hudson River. There is an access road that brings you to a small parking lot that is close to Bard Rock however the access is seasonal.
119 Vanderbilt Park Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538