Parks & Gardens

Parks & Gardens in the Hudson Valley

Bring your bike, lace up your boots, grab the bridle for an adventure outdoors in upstate New York. Make the most of the Hudson River Valley landscape. Outdoor recreation in Dutchess County includes biking, hiking, horseback riding, golf, kayaking, parasailing, archery and skeet shooting.

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Victor C. Waryas Park
9 acres of greenspace at the foot of Main Street, Poughkeepsie, along the Hudson River. Three part whale sculpture with contributed mosaic tiles. Picnic tables, outdoor grills, pavillion. Children's playground,... Read More
Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
The Walkway is 1.25 miles long and 212 feet high, and connects Highland and Poughkeepsie. It's the longest, elevated pedestrian bridge in the world, providing magnificent birds' eye views of the... Read More
Wassaic State MUA
Multiple Use Area - 488 /- Acres | Correspondence address and phone number: Stony Kill Farm - NYSDEC Bureau of Public Lands, Rt. 9D, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590, 845-831-8780... Read More
Wethersfield Estate and Gardens
Epitome of a country gentleman's, Chauncey D. Stillman (1907-1989), estate of the late 20th century.  Features a Carriage House Museum with 22 restored horse drawn carriages; a Main Residence... Read More
Wilcox Memorial Park
Camping, 27 sites, including 10 RV trailer sites with water and electric hookup, lake swimming, boat rentals, children's play area, flush toilets, hot showers, picnic tables, shelters/pavilions. Cross-country... Read More
Winnakee Nature Preserve and Educational Arboretum
102-acre forested park with extensive carriage and hiking trails. New Educational Arboretum, with a guided walk through the woodland where FDR was mentored in forest management. Access free Arboretum app-based... Read More

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