Outdoor Attractions


Outdoor Attractions in Hudson Valley brought to you by New York by Rail. Your Amtrak Travel Guide for destinations in NY, VT & Canada.


Mohonk Preserve

Mohonk Preserve, located just 90 miles outside of New York City, is New York's largest nonprofit nature preserve.

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Mohonk Preserve

Windham Mountain Bike Park

Head to Windham Mountain Bike Park for mountain biking lessons and epic trail riding. The bike park offers terrain to meet every level of rider.

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Windham Mountain Bike Park

Walkway Over The Hudson

Walk, bike, or skate the Walkway Over the Hudson, the world's longest elevated pedestrian bridge. The 1.28-mile span connecting Poughkeepsie to Highland is also 212…

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Walkway Over The Hudson

Town Tinker Tube Rentals

No lazy river ride! Float through Esopus Creek’s Class II whitewater with expert guides.

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Town Tinker Tube Rentals

The Little Red Lighthouse

A lighthouse both notable for its history and its appearance in the children's book, The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge.

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The Little Red Lighthouse

SplashDown Beach Water Park

At SplashDown Beach Water Park, the new Arctic Mammoth is one of the biggest raft rides in the northeast, standing nearly six stories tall and…

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SplashDown Beach Water Park

Saugerties Lighthouse

View, visit and stay at the Saugerties Lighthouse for a fun and historical Bed and Breakfast experience on the Hudson River.

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Saugerties Lighthouse

Rondout Lighthouse

Visit the last of three lighthouses at Rondout Creek, the Rondout Lighthouse in Kingston, NY. Tour the structure by boat today.

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Rondout Lighthouse

Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

Enjoy a stay at Rocking Horse Ranch Resort, located just 90 miles from New York City, for all-inclusive family fun during the summer and the…

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Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

Mountain Top Arboretum

Mountain Top Arboretum is dedicated to preserving and bettering nature with its curation of native and exotic trees.

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Mountain Top Arboretum

Bear Mountain State Park

In the mountains overlooking the Hudson River, Bear Mountain State Park features a large play field, shaded picnic groves, lake and river fishing access, a…

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Bear Mountain State Park

Kaaterskill Falls

Hike to Kaaterskill Falls in the Great Northern Catskills for breathtaking views of a two-tier waterfall spanning over 260 feet.

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Kaaterskill Falls

Innisfree Gardens

Japanese architecture and influences are present throughout this 150-acres garden. In fact, this garden is so uniquely beautiful that it is recognized as one of…

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Innisfree Gardens