Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, New York

Mailing Address:
625 Broadway
4th Floor
Albany, NY 12210

(518) 473-3835

Description: Designated by Congress in 1996, The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area is one of the now forty-nine federally-recognized National Heritage Areas throughout the United States. The valley is steeped in history and the area resources exhibit the roles of its freedom and dignity. Scenic parks and gardens, beautiful landscape and famous residences all contribute to the Hudson Valley’s beauty.

What To Do: Sponsored events of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area include:

  • Hudson River Valley Ramble
  • Revolutionary War Reenactments
  • Hudson-Fulton-Champlain Quadricentennial
  • Great Hudson River Paddle
  • Great Hudson Valley Pedal

You can also visit these heritage sites while in the area:

  • Boscobel House and Gardens
  • Donald Kendall Sculpture Garden
  • Empire State Plaza Art Collection
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
  • Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
  • Kykuit, the Rockefeller Estate
  • Lyndhurst
  • Philipsburg Manor Upper Mills
  • And more..

Toilets /Showers: Restrooms are accessible.

Fees: The National Park Service does not charge any fees, but sites associated with Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area may.

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