Peebles Island State Park
Peebles (Peobles) Island
|Location:||At jct. of Mohawk and Hudson rivers, Waterford, New York|
|Area:||250 acres (100 ha)|
|Added to NRHP:||October 2, 1973|
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.
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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