Minnewaska State Park Preserve


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Minnewaska State Park Preserve


Location:Route 44/55 west from New Paltz.
Facilities:Picnic area, food, beach (é), hiking trails, bridle path, bike path, ski trails, recreation programs.
Activities:Hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, swimming, canoeing, hunting (with restrictions), recreation programs.
Special Features:Park is situated on the Shawangunk Mountain ridge that rises more than 2,000 feet above sea level. The terrain is rugged and rocky, and technical rock climbing is permitted.
Address:PO Box 893
New Paltz, NY 12561

Phone:845-256-0579
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=78
Size: 20,104 acres.

See other parks in New York.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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I decided to take it to the next level by learning to identify some new birds (especially warblers) on early morning hikes in nearby Minnewaska State Park Preserve, which has a Bird Conservation Area that is part of the Northern Shawangunk Mountains Important Bird Area.
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The Minnewaska State Park Preserve offers 20 miles of groomed cross-country trails with spectacular views.
In Minnewaska State Park Preserve in Ulster County, the Gunks Off-Road Patrol, or "GORP," is recruiting and training volunteer mountain bikers to assist all trail users, and help minimize conflicts on the shared use of 26 miles of carriage-ways.