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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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Join us during one of our Under the Sea weeks for tons of splashing fun! 🐚 This is the perfect opportunity for some fun in the sun with family...⁠⁠
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We only have 2 cabins left for this weekend (June 25-27), and one Hillside Premium Loft Cabin for 1 night this weekend (June 26-27). Hurry, these cabins will go FAST!⁠⁠
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If you're looking to stay with us during the week, we have limited availability for June 27-28, June 29 - July 2, June 30 - July 2, and July 1-2.⁠⁠
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Click the link in our bio to book an Under the Sea getaway today! 🌊
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4th of July weekend is only 2 WEEKS AWAY! 🇺🇸 Campsites are sold out, but we still have a handful of cabins available!⁠⁠
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We have limited availability for June 30 - July 5, July 1-5, July 1-7, or July 2-7. Click the link in our bio to book now!⁠⁠
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Happy Father's Day to all of the dads out there! ❤️ ...

We're jumping for joy because water attraction time slots have been lifted! 🙌✨⁠⁠
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During your stay, you'll be able to swim, splash, and relax the day away at the pools, Water Zone, and lazy river! There is no need to sign up for time slots.⁠⁠
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Thank you campers for your patience! We look forward to welcoming you all. 🐻
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Celebrate 4th of July at Jellystone Park™! 🎆 From a huge firework show on Saturday, to a special golf cart parade on Sunday, you'll have tons of patriotic fun during your stay. ❤️⁠⁠
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Campsites are sold out, but we still have some cabins available! Book for June 30 - July 5, July 1-5, or July 2-7 for the best vacation ever. Link in bio!
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Did someone say road trip? Don't miss our newest blog post - 8 Road Trip Essentials - to make your next adventure the #bestvacationever! Link in bio! ...

Still planning your family getaway? Summer availability is running out quick, so we recommend you book your stay before it's too late! ☀️⁠⁠
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Plus, if you stay 4, 5, or 7 nights anytime during peak season (June 25 - September 5), you can enjoy up to 25% OFF your reservation! In addition, attractions, activities, and themed events will be going on daily during your stay. 🙌⁠⁠
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Click the link in bio to view our deals and book your stay!
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Are you booked before June 25th or after September 5th? Be sure to take advantage of our awesome deals that will help you save BIG on your family vacation! 💰⁠⁠
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Add a Thursday or Sunday night to your stay and enjoy $25 campsites or 50% off cabins on the 3rd night with our Extend the Fun deal.⁠⁠
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Or, if you book 3 nights, you can get the 4th night FREE with our 4-Night Bonus deal. ⁠⁠
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Click the link in our bio to get the promo codes!
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Summer has started, which means it's time for our annual Best Vacation Ever Photo Contest!⁠⁠
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From now through Labor Day, snap a photo at the park and tag us on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #bestvacationever.⁠⁠
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After Labor Day, we'll choose our 5 favorite photos and have all of you vote to decide a winner to receive $250 in camp credit towards their next stay PLUS a $100 gift card to @gorumpl. It's time to start snapping! 📸⁠⁠
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For contest details, terms and conditions - click the link in bio.
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It’s officially National Camping Month and we’re so excited to spend it with our amazing campers!⁠

And this is just the beginning! There’s so much we’re looking forward to this summer - check out our latest blog to see the 5 things that we’re most excited about. Link in bio! 💦 🔥 🐻
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Don't forget to join us for our upcoming job fair tomorrow! Working at Jellystone Park™ is perfect for those who are ambitious, love the outdoors, and would like to help families create lasting memories.⁠⁠
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WHEN: Wednesday, June 2⁠⁠
TIME: 1PM - 5PM⁠⁠
WHERE: Main Office/Reservations⁠⁠
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Interested in viewing all of our available positions or would like to apply online? Click the link in our bio!
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Today and every day, we remember our nation's heroes. 🇺🇸 ...

Who else is ready for the long weekend? 👋 We can't wait to welcome all of our campers! ❤️ ...

Join us during one of our Under the Sea weeks for tons of splashing fun! 🐚 This is the perfect opportunity for some fun in the sun with family...⁠⁠
⁠⁠
We only have 2 cabins left for this weekend (June 25-27), and one Hillside Premium Loft Cabin for 1 night this weekend (June 26-27). Hurry, these cabins will go FAST!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
If you're looking to stay with us during the week, we have limited availability for June 27-28, June 29 - July 2, June 30 - July 2, and July 1-2.⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Click the link in our bio to book an Under the Sea getaway today! 🌊
...

4th of July weekend is only 2 WEEKS AWAY! 🇺🇸 Campsites are sold out, but we still have a handful of cabins available!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
We have limited availability for June 30 - July 5, July 1-5, July 1-7, or July 2-7. Click the link in our bio to book now!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
...

Happy Father's Day to all of the dads out there! ❤️ ...

We're jumping for joy because water attraction time slots have been lifted! 🙌✨⁠⁠
⁠⁠
During your stay, you'll be able to swim, splash, and relax the day away at the pools, Water Zone, and lazy river! There is no need to sign up for time slots.⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Thank you campers for your patience! We look forward to welcoming you all. 🐻
...

Celebrate 4th of July at Jellystone Park™! 🎆 From a huge firework show on Saturday, to a special golf cart parade on Sunday, you'll have tons of patriotic fun during your stay. ❤️⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Campsites are sold out, but we still have some cabins available! Book for June 30 - July 5, July 1-5, or July 2-7 for the best vacation ever. Link in bio!
...

Did someone say road trip? Don't miss our newest blog post - 8 Road Trip Essentials - to make your next adventure the #bestvacationever! Link in bio! ...

Still planning your family getaway? Summer availability is running out quick, so we recommend you book your stay before it's too late! ☀️⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Plus, if you stay 4, 5, or 7 nights anytime during peak season (June 25 - September 5), you can enjoy up to 25% OFF your reservation! In addition, attractions, activities, and themed events will be going on daily during your stay. 🙌⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Click the link in bio to view our deals and book your stay!
...

Are you booked before June 25th or after September 5th? Be sure to take advantage of our awesome deals that will help you save BIG on your family vacation! 💰⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Add a Thursday or Sunday night to your stay and enjoy $25 campsites or 50% off cabins on the 3rd night with our Extend the Fun deal.⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Or, if you book 3 nights, you can get the 4th night FREE with our 4-Night Bonus deal. ⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Click the link in our bio to get the promo codes!
...

Summer has started, which means it's time for our annual Best Vacation Ever Photo Contest!⁠⁠
⁠⁠
From now through Labor Day, snap a photo at the park and tag us on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #bestvacationever.⁠⁠
⁠⁠
After Labor Day, we'll choose our 5 favorite photos and have all of you vote to decide a winner to receive $250 in camp credit towards their next stay PLUS a $100 gift card to @gorumpl. It's time to start snapping! 📸⁠⁠
⁠⁠
For contest details, terms and conditions - click the link in bio.
...

It’s officially National Camping Month and we’re so excited to spend it with our amazing campers!⁠

And this is just the beginning! There’s so much we’re looking forward to this summer - check out our latest blog to see the 5 things that we’re most excited about. Link in bio! 💦 🔥 🐻
...

Don't forget to join us for our upcoming job fair tomorrow! Working at Jellystone Park™ is perfect for those who are ambitious, love the outdoors, and would like to help families create lasting memories.⁠⁠
⁠⁠
WHEN: Wednesday, June 2⁠⁠
TIME: 1PM - 5PM⁠⁠
WHERE: Main Office/Reservations⁠⁠
⁠⁠
Interested in viewing all of our available positions or would like to apply online? Click the link in our bio!
...

Today and every day, we remember our nation's heroes. 🇺🇸 ...

Who else is ready for the long weekend? 👋 We can't wait to welcome all of our campers! ❤️ ...