West Point Foundry Preserve

West Point Foundry Preserve
County: Putnam Co
Open: Year-Round
Price: Free
Dog-friendly: Yes, Dogs must be leashed

West Point Foundry Preserve is an unique area and holds a unique place in history. It manufactured some of America’s first steam engines, locomotives, pipes for New York City’s water system and cannons that helped win the Civil War.

Trails pass remains of foundry buildings and interpretive features that tell the story of the site’s contribution to the Industrial Revolution and the Civil War, as well as the land’s astonishing ecological renewal.

Take a unique audiovisual tour of West Point Foundry Preserve — for optimal enjoyment, bring your headphones to listen when you’re on-site.

Features include:

  • Picnicking
  • Walking
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife watching

Open daily, sunrise to sunset



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