The Hudson Valley is rich in outdoor experiences, which makes it a great place to live, work and play. Drawing on more than 50 years protecting and preserving this region, we’ve created a directory of some of the unique treasures to be found here.
COVID-19 UPDATE: This is a directory of parks and outdoor destinations managed by organizations other than Scenic Hudson. Many of these destinations remain open, but some have had to close for public safety. Click the link on each outdoor adventure’s page to check the status of a park before heading out.
Shawagunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge
If you’re into birdwatching, grab your binoculars and wing it here.
Red Wing Recreation Area
Enjoy a short walk through the woods to fine seasonal views.
Bash Bish Falls
The tallest waterfall in Massachusetts, just across the NY border.
Elm Ridge Trail System
Mountain bikers rate this some of the finest riding east of the Mississippi.
Orak Mansion Ruins
Explore the remnants of a once-grand estate.
Choose Your Adventure
Push your limits with a challenging hike, rest quietly beside the mighty Hudson River, visit an important historic site, or enjoy a family-friendly outing to a farm or animal sanctuary. The Hudson Valley has something for everyone.