Wander down to the river through a historic farmstead.

NEW BALTIMORE, Greene County (76 acres) — The first thing that greets you upon entering the park is an old red barn, which attests to the land’s centuries-long incarnation as a farm. Today, a profusion of wildflowers bloom in the former pastures, attracting dragonflies, butterflies and birds — and humans eager for close-up connections with nature and the outstanding vistas of the far-off Berkshire Mountains that inspired the park’s name. The trail gradually descends to the Hudson shoreline, affording superb views up- and downriver. It’s not hard to see why Scenic Hudson protected this land.

The New Baltimore Conservancy created and manages the park.

Free and open year-round, dawn to dusk.


  • Dog walking on leash
  • Hiking
  • Picnicking
  • Wildlife watching
  • X-country skiing & snowshoeing
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Enjoy a drive through three quaint and historic river towns — New Baltimore, Coxsackie and Athens — all of which feature superb architecture and relaxing waterside parks. The 1663 Bronck House Museum in Coxsackie offers a glimpse into the lives of the region’s early European settlers.