On The Water



  • Great Barrington, Massachusetts

    Fishing Guide


    Berkshire Rivers Fly Fishing

    Berkshire Rivers Fly Fishing has built its reputation on safety, fun and fish. Every trip is private and includes all gear needed, so we take the hassle out and put the fun in!

  • Kingston, New York

    Education • Workshops • Dock

    HVH Pick

    Hudson River Maritime Museum

    Sailing & rowing school, wooden boat making workshops, riverfront walking tours and solar boat lighthouse tours are just some of the activities offered at the HRMM. This is an active dock featuring some historically cool vessels. Rotating exhibits at the museum preserves and interprets the maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries, and related industries.

  • Kingston, New York

    Beachy Park • Scenic Views


    Kingston Point Beach

    Beautiful during a summer sunset

  • Ancram, New York

    Swimming • Camping


    Lake Taghkanic

    Lake Taghkanic State Park, nestled next to Lake Taghkanic in the rolling hills and lush forests of Columbia County, offers a wonderful variety of recreational activities. The park has tent and trailer campsites and cabin and cottage camping facilities.

  • Cold Spring, New York

    Scenic Views


    Little Stony Point

    If you’re looking for a great Hudson River view that requires very little effort, this will fit the bill. A short hike to the top of Little Stony Point affords a great wrap-around vista of the Hudson River. You also can take a 1-mile loop trail to the river’s edge and laze on a sandy beach, as well as explore remnants of the area’s mining history, including an old mine shaft burrowed into the point’s rocky face.

  • North Blenheim, New York

    Hiking • Scenic Vistas


    Mine Kill State Park

    Cascading 80 feet through a narrow gorge is the picturesque Mine Kill Falls for which the park is named. A separate parking area, 1/4 miles south of the parks' main entrance, provides access to the overlook viewing platforms, as well as the Long Path hiking trail to the lower falls and beyond.

  • Kerhonkson, New York

    Scenic Views


    Minnewaska Lake

    At 2,000 feet above sea level the Minnewaska Lake is surrounded by rugged and rocky terrain. The park features numerous waterfalls, three crystalline sky lakes, dense hardwood forests, incising sheer cliffs and ledges opening to beautiful views.

  • Kerhonkson, New York

    Hiking • Swimming

    HVH Pick

    Minnewaska State Park

    The Minnewaska State Park is a 22,275-acre preserve situated along the impressive Shawangunk Mountain Ridge in Ulster County, New York and has been a significant tourist attraction for decades. You can hike or bike the park on clearly marked trails to see impressive waterfalls and spectacular views

  • Staatsburg, New York

    Trails • Kayaking • Camp


    Norrie Point

    Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park offers a full menu of exhilarating recreational opportunities and activities for visitors of all ages. Numerous trails thread through the are ideal for walking, jogging, hiking, cycling, cross country skiing, and snow shoeing - treating visitors to fabulous views of the Hudson River which runs directly along the parks' western boundaries.

  • Delhi, New York

    Outdoor Activities


    Rippling Waters Retreat

    What can we say other than, come and enjoy our exclusive 400-acre paradise. This shangi-la has been characterized by some as indescribable, but a secluded getaway with a private, pristine 12-acre lake for fishing, boating, and swimming. Miles of awesome trails to reconnect with the serenity of nature.

  • Saugerties, New York

    Boating • Swimming

    HVH Pick

    Tivoli Sailing Company

    Tivoli Sailing Company provides the opportunity for adults and children to experience sailing on the majestic Hudson River. They offer An Adventure Sailing School for kids and private charters for adults, all with the spirit of fun and adventure.

  • Poughkeepsie, New York

    Scenic • Hot Spot

    Editor's Pick ★★★★★

    Walkway over the Hudson

    A beautiful walkway unfolds high above the Hudson River at the center of Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, with opportunities to explore in every direction. Breathtaking 360-degree unobstructed views of the Hudson River and surrounding scenic valley, the Walkway provides a bird’s eye view of the Hudson River.

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