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Tour Historic Hudson River Towns by App

Launched in June 2020, an app allows users — whether driving in their car or reclining in a backyard hammock — to take a self-guided audio tour of parks, historic sites and other attractions in riverfront communities in Rockland and...

#WildlifeLove: River Otters Play in the Valley Again

Otters aren’t just oceanic creatures — their semi-aquatic mammal cousins, North American river otters, are found all over the continent, including in the Hudson Valley. Recent local sightings, like Riverkeeper’s at the Westerly Marina in Ossining, have made many people...

STSP Community Earth Day Celebration

Welcome! We’re so glad you’re here! We hope you have an afternoon filled with exploration, fun, food, music, and community spirit as we mark the opening of this incredible new park. In partnership with: New York State Parks, Palisades Interstate...

Press Resources

New York State Parks, Palisades Interstate Park Commission (PIPC), and Scenic Hudson have worked together to create a new State Park on more than 500 acres of former industrial property along the Hudson River shoreline in Ulster County. This is...

Vernal Pools: The Valley’s Special Spring Amphibian Habitat

“Fairies” no bigger than a human fingernail, frogs returning to life after a winter suspended in ice, salamanders assembling for an underwater congress. What might sound like a scene invented by Lewis Carroll or Hayao Miyazaki is really just a...