Schodack Island State Park


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Schodack Island State Park


Location:Off Route 9J, south of Castleton-on-Hudson.
Facilities:Picnic area (é), boat launch (é), multi-use trails (8 miles), interpretive signs, playfields.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, fishing, bird watching, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating.
Special Features:Nearly seven miles of Hudson River and Schodack Creek shoreline bound the park. A portion of the park is a designated Bird Conservation Area, home to bald eagles, cerulean warblers, and blue herons.
Address:1 Schodack Way
PO Box 7
Schodack Landing, NY 12156

Phone:518-732-0187
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=87
Size: 1,052 acres.

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Recent examples include the opening of 1,052-acre Schodack Island State Park in the Town of Schodack, acquisition of 634 acres to expand Sterling Forest in Orange County, and the protection of 44,650 acres in the Tug Hill Plateau in Lewis County.
One of the most ambitious access projects under the estuary action plan is the development of a boat launch at Schodack Island State Park in Rensselaer County.