Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park

Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park
County: Dutchess Co
Open: Year-Round
Price: Free - $8 parking
Dog-friendly: Yes, Dogs must be leashed

Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park is a delight for outdoor enthusiasts. This 14,086-acre park, covering land in Putnam and Dutchess counties.

Features include:

  • Hiking trails
  • Picnic areas
  • Scenic campground (camping fees apply)
  • Boating
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Bird Watching

The park is also home to the Taconic Outdoor Education Center, which provides high-quality environmental programming and Fahnestock Winter Park, which includes 20 kilometers of groomed trails for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing & sledding.

Park is open daily, sunrise to sunset
Winter Park open mid-December – April: Weekdays (10am – 4:30pm); Weekends (9am – 4:30pm)

$8 per car
May – June (weekends)
End June – September (Daily)

Pet Policy: A maximum of two pets are allowed in campsites and day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals).


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