Hudson River Islands State Park

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Hudson River Islands State Park
Hudson River Islands State Park is located in New York
Hudson River Islands State Park
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 42°19′08″N 73°46′48″W / 42.319°N 73.78°W / 42.319; -73.78Coordinates: 42°19′08″N 73°46′48″W / 42.319°N 73.78°W / 42.319; -73.78
Area 235 acres (0.95 km2)[2]
Operated by New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Visitors 7,012 (in 2009)[3]
Open May through October[4]
Website Hudson River Islands State Park

Hudson River Islands State Park is a 235-acre (0.95 km2) state park in New York. The park is located on the Hudson River in Greene and Columbia counties.[2]

Park description[edit]

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.[5]

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.[5]

The park is within the boundaries of the Stockport Flats section of the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve,[6][7] part of the National Estuarine Research Reserve System.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hudson River Islands State Park - Getting There". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Section O: Environmental Conservation and Recreation, Table O-9". 2014 New York State Statistical Yearbook (PDF). The Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. 2014. p. 672. Retrieved February 21, 2016. 
  3. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Hudson River Islands State Park - Hours of Operation". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Hudson River Islands State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Stockport Flats". NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Stockport Flats Map" (PDF). NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve". NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. Retrieved August 9, 2015. 

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