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Andy Lee Field
56 Rock City Road, Woodstock
845-679-2113, ext. 14
Accessible, child and group friendly. Monday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-dusk.
Belleayre Beach at Pine Hill Lake
33 Friendship Manor Road, Pine Hill
Lake, swimming, boating, rowing/pedal boats, fishing and hiking. Beach and picnic area, pavilions and snack bar. Rent or bring your own canoe/kayak. Accessible. Child friendly. Free WiFi. Call for groups of 20 or more. Open Memorial Day-Labor Day, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Berean Park
Reservoir Road, Highland
Beach, pavilion, picnic tables, snack bar, playground, tennis and basketball courts. Summer programs. Children’s swimming programs. Accessible. Child, pet and group friendly. Park open May-August.
Trails open year-round, dawn to dusk. Trailhead to Illinois Mountain trails.
Big Indian Park
Route 28, Big Indian
Swings, jungle gym, merry-go-round, baseball, horseshoe pit, two pavilions with barbecue pits that can be reserved for parties. Accessible, child, pet and group friendly.
Black Creek Preserve
Winding Brook Road (off Route 9W), Esopus
845-473-4440 parks/blackcreek
This Scenic Hudson park features 130 acres with 2-mile wooded trail from suspension bridge above Black Creek to the Hudson River. Hiking, fishing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing (ungroomed). Child, group and pet (leashed) friendly. Open year-round, dawn to dusk.
Block Park
Abeel Street, Kingston
Basketball courts, softball field, green space, playground and pavilion available for group/party rental.
Bob Shepard Highland Landing Park
42 River Road, Highland
Hudson River access with fishing, kayaking, picnicking (no fires) and birdwatching. Boat launch and kayak. Events. Accessible. Open year-round, sunrise to sunset.
Cantine Veterans Sports Complex
Washington Avenue Extension, Saugerties
845-246-5890, ext. 309
A 127-acre sports complex featuring many year-round recreational services and amenities, including baseball/ softball fields, soccer fields, fully-enclosed refrigerated ice arena, skate park, playgrounds, pavilions, trails and senior citizens multi-purpose center. Accessible, child and group friendly. Free WiFi.
Cass Landi Mini-Park
Route 213 at Union Center Road, St. Remy
Soccer and lacrosse fields, outdoor ice skating, basketball, tennis and playground. Accessible, child and group friendly.
Cluett Schantz Memorial Park
1801-1805 Route 9W, Milton
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Basketball courts, children’s playground and walking areas. Pavilion, soccer field, baseball fields and bocci court are available by reservation through town clerk. Accessible, child, group and pet (leashed) friendly.
Esopus Meadows Preserve
269 River Road (Ulster County Route 24), Ulster Park
845-473-4440 parks/esopusmead- ows
This 96-acre Scenic Hudson riverfront park features a 2-mile trail, including a “phenology trail” and views of Eso- pus Meadows Lighthouse. Pavilion for groups and educational programs. Fishing, picnicking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing (ungroomed). Accessible areas are parking, trailhead, pavilion and shoreline trail to Lighthouse Park. Child, group and pet (leashed) friendly. Open year-round, dawn to dusk.
Falling Waters Preserve
996 Dominican Lane, Glasco
845-473-4440 parks/fallingwaters
This Scenic Hudson park features 149 acres with 3 miles of trails leading to views of the Hudson River and Catskills, meadows, waterfalls with seating area. Fishing, hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing (ungroomed). Child, group and pet (leashed) friendly. Open year-round, dawn to dusk.
Forsyth Nature Center
157 Lucas Ave., Kingston
845-339-3053 (facility), 845-481- 7336 (programs)
A quaint visitor-friendly facility in a garden setting featuring close contact to animals. Reptile house, birds of prey, domestic and wild birds, small and large mammals and pond. Nature programs and tours available. Open year-round, daily.
Franny Reese State Park
Johnson-Iorio Park (access) Haviland Road, 129 Macks Lane, Highland
845-473-4440 parks/frannyreese
Just south of Walkway Over the Hudson and Mid-Hudson Bridge, it features 251 acres, 2.5-mile trail system on carriage roads, ridgeline, wooded paths leading to overlook and Hudson River views. Park at Johnson-Iorio Park. Child, group and pet (leashed) friendly. Open year-round, dawn to dusk.
Galeville Park
123 Long Lane, Wallkill
Walking trails, sports fields, pavilion, picnic tables and portable toilets. Accessible, pet, child and group friendly. Open year-round.
Garrison Park
Between Central and Park Avenues, Wallkill
Playground, basketball court, picnic tables and gazebo. Accessible, pet, child and group friendly. No bathroom facility.
George Freer Memorial Beach
Canal Street, Port Ewen
Riverfront park with view of the Rondout Lighthouse (1913). Launch for kayaks and carry-ins. Ice boats during cold winter. Swings, jungle gym, merry-go-round and basketball. Accessible. Child friendly. Pavilion with picnic tables available for group/party rentals. Grills available.
George Majestic Memorial Park
Murphy Lane, Gardiner
845-255-9675, ext. 100
Lovely park with playground, softball field, disc golf course, picnic tables, pavilion, nature trails and plenty of park- ing. Accessible, child and group friendly. Open year-round, dawn to dusk.
George Terpening Sr. Memorial Malden Mini Park
215 Riverside Drive, Malden-on-Hudson
845-246-5890, ext. 309
Riverfront, boat launching and dock. Picnic tables and grills. Summer sunset concerts. Limited parking. Accessible, child and group friendly. Open year-round, sunrise to sunset.
Glasco Riverfront Mini Park
232 Hudson St., Glasco
845-246-5890, ext. 310
Boat launching, dock and fishing pier. Separate launch for kayaks and carry-ins. Pavilion with picnic tables and grills. Playground. Summer sunset concerts. Accessible, child and group friendly. Open year-round, sunrise to sunset.
Glenbrook Park
Route 42, Shandaken
Swings and jungle gym, regulation softball/little league field, basketball court and large pavilion with barbeque pit that can be reserved for parties. Free dog park and agility center. Accessible. Child friendly. Bathrooms available May 15-Oct. 15. Park open year-round.
Hasbrouck Park
Delaware Avenue, Kingston
Pavilion and indoor building, ballfield, playground, basketball court, walking trails and open space.
Hasbrouck Park
Corners of Plattekill and Mohonk Avenues, New Paltz
Accessible, child, group and service animal friendly. Open daily, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
High Banks Preserve
132 River Road (Ulster County Route 24), Ulster Park
845-473-4400 parks/highbanks
Scenic Hudson 287-acre preserve containing bluffs offering superb vistas of the Hudson River as well as extensive wetlands, wildflower-filled meadows, hardwood forests and shoreline along Esopus Lake. Hiking, biking, snow- shoeing and picknicking. Gateway and overlook accessible. Open year-round, dawn to dusk.
Hutton Park
Clifton Avenue and Grant Street, Kingston
Pavilion, tennis courts, basketball court, ballfield, handball wall and playground designed for youths 5-12 years old.
Illinois Mountain
1000 Reservoir Road, Highland (accessible from Berean Park)
845-473-4440 parks/illinoismountain
Scenic Hudson and Town of Lloyd park features 507 acres and 5.5 miles of trails through woodlands and great views. Picnicking, hiking, mountain biking, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and dog
walking (leash and clean up). Child and group friendly. Open year-round, dawn to dusk.
James Reiker Memorial Park
First Street, Connelly
Mini-park. Accessible. Child friendly.
Joe Clark Park
Floyd Ackert Road, Ulster Park
Mini-park. Accessible. Child friendly.
John Burroughs’ Slabsides and Nature Sanctuary
261 Floyd Ackert Road, West Park
Retreat of naturalist John Burroughs. Experience his dramatic cliffs, hemlock forest, fern valley, waterfalls and lake. Picnic on his cabin porch, along the water or in the woods. Trails open year-round. Open houses at Slabsides writing cabin. Map, events and hours on website.
Johnson-Iorio Memorial Park
Haviland Road, Highland
Passive park, picnic tables and vistas of the Hudson River. Access to Franny Reese State Park. Accessible, child, pet and group friendly. Open year-round, dawn to dusk.
Kenneth L. Wilson Camp- ground and Day Use Area
859 Wittenberg Road, Mount Tremper
Boat rentals, accessible fishing pier, hiking, accessible nature trail, accessible launching site, horse shoe pits, picnic tables and rental pavilion. Tent and RV sites (no electrical hook up). Open mid-May to Columbus Day, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

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