Olana State Historic Site


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Olana State Historic Site


Location:Off Route 9G, 1 mile south of Rip Van Winkle Bridge.
Facilities:Picnic area, historic house and gardens, educational programs (é), visitor center (é), gift shop, scenic view, hiking trail.
Activities:Guided and self-guided tours, hiking, cross-country skiing.
Special Features:Olana is the fanciful Persian-style home and picturesque landscape created by Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900), one of the most renowned American artists of the Hudson River School. Site encompasses the house, farm, and entire 250-acre estate owned by Church.
Address:5720 Rt 9G
Hudson, NY 12534

Phone:518-828-0135
Fax:518-828-6742
Web: www.nysparks.com/sites/info.asp?siteID=21
Size: 763 acres.

See other parks in New York.