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Copake Falls

  

Copake Falls
http://nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/info.asp?parkID=137
  
    Contact Information 
Route 344, P.O. Box 100 
Copake Falls, NY 12517  
Phone: (518) 329-3993

Hours: 

Park is open year round, sunrise to sunset, weather and conditions

permitting. Campground is open the first Friday in May through the first weekend in December. The winterized Greenwich Cabin area, a short drive to local ski resorts, is open year round.              

Historical Description:                                                                            

"Copake Falls is the oldest State Park in the Taconic Region and Brace Mountain is home to the highest point in Dutchess County. You can also stop at the newly created Iron Works museum to learn about the iron industry at the former site of Copake Iron Works, established in 1845."           

The Site:                                                                                                  

"The extensive campground at Copake Falls has sites to accommodate campers seeking a more rustic experience, as well as those seeking a more "home like" experience. There are 46 tent, 24 tent platform, and

36 trailer sites and three cabin areas. The cabin areas vary in number of cabins, location and size."

Directions:      

Taconic Parkway: 

Exit at Claverack-Hillsdale Exit. Take Route 23 east for 8 miles into Hillsdale. Turn right onto Route 22 south and go 4 miles to Copake Falls. Turn left onto Route 344 east. Park entrance will be ½ mile on the left. 

 

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