Franny Reese State Park

Franny Reese State Park

41.702111, -73.956912

Steep, wooded slopes above the Hudson River, with a connection to Walkway Over the Hudson Historic State Park.

250 acres of ridgeline and steep, wooded slopes just south of the Mid-Hudson Bridge overlook the Hudson River and the city of Poughkeepsie. This open space was preserved by Scenic Hudson in 2003 and transferred to New York State parks department in 2006. A trail connects it to the Walkway Over the Hudson Historic State Park.


Park Acreage:

253.00 acres



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Contact Information

Web Link:

Scenic Hudson


(845) 473-4440



Dogs in park:

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Trip Reports

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December 10, 2012
Bus Route to psrk.
  Limited weekday bus service from Kingston to Highland on (9W) is available via Route G . Also bus service from New Paltz to Highland is available via Route H.Ulster County Area Transit, (888) 827-8228. Ulster County Area Transit also offers bus service from the Metro-North station in Poughkeepsie to Highland to New Paltz and Rosendale via their Ulster-Poughkeepsie Link.
January 12, 2010
Featured Hike
"Over the River and Into the Woods" by Georgette Weir features a hike in this park. See the January/February 2010 issue of the Trail Walker, page 12.
Phil McLewin
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