Hudson Eagles State Recreation Area

Cuomo Proposes State Park North of Hudson

Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed Tuesday creating a park on the Hudson River’s eastern shore, part of a set of conservation efforts in his 2021 Executive Budget. The park is billed as “New York’s first linear, water-based park” in the governor’s budget briefing. The “Hudson Eagles State Recreation Area” would consist of five boat launches with…

Two Thousand Acres of New Parkland Planned in Hudson Valley

In Brief – Almost 2,000 acres will be added to state parks in the Hudson Valley under a new proposal by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The plan, part of Cuomo’s annual State of the State proposals, would expand parks in Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam and Westchester counties. Minnewaska State Park More than 600 acres will be…

The Cost of Saving a Minnewaska Park Lake Is in

Estimates for repairing the Tillson Lake Dam came back millions of dollars lower than originally predicted, bringing saving the lake significantly closer to reality. The Palisades Interstate Park Commission (PIPC) announced plans in March 2018 to deconstruct the worn dam and de-water the lake, which is part of the Minnewaska State Park Preserve, for safety…