This tranquil wooded peninsula on the Rondout Creek is just minutes from downtown Kingston.
ESOPUS, Ulster County (79 acres) Excellent fishing opportunities and breathtaking views abound at this park, preserved by Scenic Hudson and owned by the Town of Esopus. A half-mile of trails parallel Rondout Creek, leading through a wooded peninsula to a spit of land that extends far out into the river. For inquiries about Sleightsburgh Park, contact the Town of Esopus at 845-331-0676.
When to visit
Year-round daily dawn to dusk.
From Route 9W in Esopus, head east on North Broadway, then right on First Ave., left on Everson Street. Park Entrance is on the right.