Hudson Crossing Park

Hudson Crossing - A Bi-County Educational Park project, is centered around the Hudson River and Champlain Canal Lock 5 Island in the Towns of Saratoga and Northumberland. Just one mile north of the Village of Schuylerville, the Park may now be reached by water, on foot via the Old Champlain Canal Towpath, or by auto or bicycle via N.Y.S. Route 4.

When complete, the project will be a heritage necklace of historic sites, markers, monuments, and trails. Focal points include Stark's Knob Scientific Reservation, the Knox Trail Pocket Park, the Champlain Canal Lock 5 Island, the Dix Bridge, and pedestrian and water trails in Washington County. The centerpiece of Hudson Crossing will be the proposed Environmental Education Center and Great Hall to be sited next to the historic Dix Bridge.

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Location

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Latitude: 43.113131 Longitude: -73.577238 Elevation: 101 ft
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Andrew Alberti

What Communities Does This Facility Serve

Village of Schuylerville

Town of Saratoga

Town of Northumberland

Village of Victory

What Are The Stories Told In This Facility

Work in the Park has begun to highlight the unique history, geology, and economic and cultural significance of the upper Hudson River and Champlain Canal. The Park provides new opportunities for recreation and relaxation through a series of trails, play space and boat access. Clear interpretive signs, multi-generational elements, and handicap accessibility are considered high priorities in the Park development.

What Are The “Don’t Miss” Experiences In This Community

Fort Hardy Park

Knox Trail Pocket Park

Stark's Knob

Champlain Canal Lock 5 Park

Champlain Canal Boat Tours

Champlain Canalway Trail

Saratoga Monument

Schuyler House

Marshall House

Season And Hours Open

Daily Dusk till Dawn

Identify And Describe The Management Organization

Hudson Crossing Park Board of Directors meetings are held on the last Wednesday of each month (except for December) at the Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

Hudson Crossing Park is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation

Fees

no

ADA Accessible

no

Tours Are Offered

no

Site is Child-friendly

yes

Site is Pet-friendly

yes

Comments

As of April 2015 it appears all the trails and bridge are now open. Approx 4 mile level walk, with shorter loops possible.

Barbara Price, 4/20/2015

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