Explore Hudson Crossing Park
On a scenic stretch of the Hudson River in Schuylerville just 12 miles east of Saratoga Springs is Hudson Crossing Park, a unique attraction that features both educational and recreational opportunities.
The park contains picnic spots, locations for fishing and birding, a canoe and kayak launch, a play area for kids, and much more. One of the highlights is a nature trail network covering more than two miles and offering beautiful overlooks of the Hudson River and Champlain Canal.
How to Get to Hudson Crossing Park
Hudson Crossing Park is located on County Road 42 in Schuylerville. From Saratoga Springs, travel east on Route 29 (Lake Avenue) for just under 11 miles, then turn left onto US 4N and continue for half a mile. Turn right onto County Road 42 and you'll see a parking area 0.3 miles ahead on your right.
What to Expect
The park is open from dawn till dusk year-round and it's free for all visitors. In addition to the highlights mentioned above, visitors can learn about the Champlain Canal, attend special events hosted by the park throughout the year (like the Cardboard Boat Race pictured above), and even rent the Picnic Pavilion for special occasions.
Hudson Crossing Park, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and exists in part because of its outstanding partnerships with the Town of Northumberland, Town of Greenwich, Town of Saratoga, Village of Schuylerville, New York State Canal Corporation, Saratoga National Historical Park, New York State Museum, and Skidmore College, among others.