On July 26, Scenic Hudson and partners spearheading creation of the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail unveiled its first amenity—a gateway and wayfinding sign. Located in Scenic Hudson’s Long Dock Park, the sign has been designed to facilitate navigation along the future seven-mile-long trail and highlight additional destinations for users to explore along its route.
Will help visitors navigate along future off-road route linking Beacon, Cold Spring
BEACON (Dutchess County)—Partners spearheading creation of the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail gathered at Scenic Hudson’s Long Dock Park today to unveil the first sign in a comprehensive branding and wayfinding system for the project, which will provide a safe, off-road recreational route between Beacon and Cold Spring, in Putnam County.
Jay Burgess, Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, 845 473 4440, Ext. 222
Kathy Hamel, Outreach and Public Policy Manager, Hudson Highlands Land Trust, 845 424 3358, Ext. 4
Conserved land supports operations of iconic, family-owned farm
Following three-day closure, park will return to limited access and by end of July will reopen with enhanced access
RED HOOK (Dutchess County)—Summer construction at Scenic Hudson’s popular Poets’ Walk Park will soon be entering its final stages. The park has been open to the public throughout the project thus far, but upcoming work near the entrance gate and driveway will require the park to close for three days—Tuesday, July 12; Wednesday, July 13; and Thursday, July 14.
In this commentary—featured on www.midhudsonnews.com in early July of 2016—Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan invites listeners to celebrate our nation's independence (and its rich history) by taking a free guided tour of our West Point Foundry Preserve in Cold Spring, Putnam County.