Peebles Island State Park

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Peebles (Peobles) Island
Location At jct. of Mohawk and Hudson rivers, Waterford, New York
Area 250 acres (100 ha)
Built 1630
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73001265[1]
Added to NRHP October 2, 1973
The Mohawk River from Peebles Island State Park

Peebles Island State Park is a park located in New York State at the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers. With 191 acres (76.4 ha), the park includes hiking and cross-country ski trails, as well as earthworks dating from the Revolutionary War and a Visitors' Center detailing the island's industrial history.

The park offers picnic tables with pavilions, river views, miles of hiking and biking paths, fishing, and cross-country skiing. The park includes the Matton Shipyard on neighboring Van Schaick Island in the city of Cohoes.

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Home of the NYS Parks Division for Historic Preservation, which includes the Bureau of Historic Sites as well as the Field Services Bureau.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

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Coordinates: 42°46′55″N 73°41′10″W / 42.782°N 73.686°W / 42.782; -73.686