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LAKE MINNEWASKA AND GERTRUDE’S NOSE

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HISTORIC HUGUENOT STREET

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CLIMBING TRAPPS

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GOODNOW FAMILY FARM

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WALLKILL VALLEY RAIL TRAIL

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SHAWANGUNK WINE TRAIL

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DOWNTOWN NEW PALTZ

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AWOSTING FALLS

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DAY TRIP TO NYC

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LAKE MINNEWASKA AND GERTRUDE’S NOSE

Take a short walk into Lake Minnewaska State Park and check out the breathtaking views of the lake. Up for more of a challenge? Trek the 6.7 mile hike up to Gertrude’s Nose for panoramic scenery of New York’s Shawangunk Ridge.

Photo by Stanley Zimny.

HISTORIC HUGUENOT STREET

The 10-acre National Historic Landmark District includes a visitor center, seven historic stone houses, a reconstructed 1717 Huguenot church, a replica Munsee wigwam, exhibit and program spaces, archaeological sites, and a burial ground that dates to the very first settlers.

Photo by Historic Huguenot Street.

CLIMBING TRAPPS

Meet the challenge of Shawangunk Ridge, one of the rock climbing capitals of the world. There are climbing routes of various difficulty levels and tour groups are available from New Paltz. Or take it easy on one of our nature walks.

Photo by resdisant.

GOODNOW FAMILY FARM

A domestic only petting farm with many educational opportunities for kids and adults! Go check out their donkeys, bunnies, goats, sheep, and pigs! They come every Thursday 6pm – 8pm during Peak Season!

WALLKILL VALLEY RAIL TRAIL

The Wallkill Valley Rail Trail is one of the most accessible activities for families visiting the Hudson Valley and it’s absolutely free! Destinations include Shawangunk Ridge views, a high-rise rail bridge over Rosendale, and farms with horses and other livestock. Hike, bike, jog, or horseback ride your way through the beautiful scenery!

SHAWANGUNK WINE TRAIL

Explore the Hudson Valley wine region! The Shawangunk Wine Trail snakes through the mountains of the western Hudson Valley and connects several wineries including Ben Marl Winery, Robibero Family Vineyards, Whitecliff Winery, and Brotherhood Winery – the oldest winery in the US.

DOWNTOWN NEW PALTZ

Where craftspeople, outdoors people, foodies, and artists all combine, downtown New Paltz is a one-of-a-kind destination. With dining ranging from award-winning farm-to-table restaurants to family-friendly breakfast bistros and unique shops in every size and variation, the possibilities are endless!

Photo by Katy Silberger.

AWOSTING FALLS

Located in Lake Minnewaska State Park, just a 15-minute drive from our campground gets you to one of New York’s most stunning waterfalls.

Photo by Roy Saplin.

DAY TRIP TO NYC

Hop the MTA from Poughkeepsie to Grand Central Station and take in the sites! The estimated train ride is 1 ½ hours.

Photo by hjjanisch.

AND MORE!

And to name just a few more… Nyquist-Harcourt Animal Sanctuary, Nearby U-Pick Farms, President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s hometown, Eleanor Roosevelt’s childhood home, the Vanderbilt Mansion, numerous Revolutionary War historical sites, the United States Military Academy at West Point, West Point Museum….for more details ask our friendly staff at the Reservation Station.

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Only 10 more days until opening day! But who’s counting? 😂 ...

Happy #nationalpetday to all of our furry campers! 🐶💕 ...

We love helping families make lasting memories, which is why #nationalsiblingsday is extra special to us. ❤️ Have you booked your family getaway yet?! ...

Need another reason to book your stay at Jellystone Park™ Gardiner this spring? There's plenty of nearby events happening just a few miles away from our Camp-Resort...⁠⁠
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🔸 May 8: Mayfest Essential Farmers & Makers Market⁠⁠
🔸 May 15: Gardiner Cupcake Classic 5K Run⁠⁠
🔸 May 23: Fleet Fleet Poughkeepsie's 4th Annual Great Donut Run⁠⁠
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Click the link in our bio to book your stay and start exploring all that the Hudson Valley has to offer!
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Yippee! 🎉 Jellystone Park™ Gardiner is a finalist in this year's Chronogrammies! Vote for us for Best Campground in the Hudson Valley with the link in our bio. Thank you, campers! 🥰 ...

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Ready to book? Check rates & availability via the link in our bio.⁠
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