Hudson River Islands State Park

Hudson River Islands State Park

Hudson River Islands State Park
Hudson River Islands State Park is located in New York
Location of Hudson River Islands State Park within New York State
Type State park
Location Hudson River
Coxsackie, New York[1]
Nearest city Coxsackie, New York
Coordinates
Operated by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors 7,012 (in 2009)[2]
Open May through October[3]
Website Hudson River Islands State Park

Hudson River Islands State Park is a state park located on the Hudson River in New York. The park is in the Town of Coxsackie in Greene County, New York.

Contents

  • Park description 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Park description

Hudson River Islands State Park comprises the entirety of the island of Stockport Middle Ground and the southern tip of Gay's Point. The park is open from May through October, and is accessible only by boat.[4]

The park offers access for fishing, hiking, and hunting, and includes a day-use area with picnic pavilions and a nature trail. Camping is permitted at several first-come, first-served primitive campsites.[4]

The park is within the boundaries of the Stockport Flats section of the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve,[5][6] part of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. "Hudson River Islands State Park - Getting There". Parks.ny.gov. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  3. ^ NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. "Hudson River Islands State Park - Hours of Operation". Parks.ny.gov. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  4. ^ a b NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. "Hudson River Islands State Park". Parks.ny.gov. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  5. ^ NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. "Stockport Flats". Dec.ny.gov. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. "Stockport Flats Map" (PDF). Dec.ny.gov. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  7. ^ NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. "Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve". Dec.ny.gov. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 

External links

  • New York State Parks: Hudson River Islands State Park