Outdoor Adventures

Adventures in the Hudson Valley

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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.

This is a directory of parks and outdoor destinations managed by organizations other than Scenic Hudson. Click the link on each outdoor adventure’s page to check the status of a park before heading out.

Cornish Estate Ruins

Cold Spring (Putnam County) Why we love it Flanking Mount Taurus, these ruins combine impressiveness and accessibility. A short, slightly...

Vassar Farm & Ecological Preserve

For runners with a sense of adventure and sure feet, these trails offer a fun challenge.

Dibbles Quarry

A short, kid-friendly hike leads to fantastic rock creations.

Art Omi

Where else can you ski and enjoy world-class art at the same time?

Wallkill Valley Rail Trail

The 23-mile Ulster County rail trail affords magnificent views of the Shawangunk Ridge, Wallkill River and Rondout Creek.


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.

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