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Blue Mountain Reservation


In addition to biking and hiking trails, a nature study, and two tall peaks that make for challenging hikes, this 1,538-acre park offers the Sportsman Center, the only public recreation area in the county that offers a shooting sports complex. There is also the Blue Mountain Trail Lodge, which sleeps up to 30 people dormitory-style and includes showers, a kitchen and a dining hall.

  • County park pass is not required for admission

  • Parking: $5 with Park Pass, $10 without Park Pass. Weekend only in May and September-October 1; daily 5/27 through Labor Day.

  • Directions: 45 Welcher Avenue, Peekskill, NY  10566

  • Park Hours: Open seven days a week, 8 a.m. to dusk, year-round.

  • Phone: (914) 862-5275; Lodge reservations: (914) 231-4575

  • Biking trails brochure

  • County parks map & guide

Dogs: Must be leashed. No dogs allowed in picnic areas. Dogs are not allowed in the area of the Blue Mountain Sportsman Center.

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