Six Rockland State Parks Receive Funding

A few State Parks in the Hudson Valley will be receiving a facelift to hiking trails and bridges as part of the NY Parks 2020 Plan. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced $1.3 million in funding for 17 projects of which 6 are right here in our own backyard. Clarence Fahnstock – will receive $5,000 to replace worn out School Mountain Road bridges with structures suitable for equestrian use. FDR State Park will also receive $5,000 to improve parking to the pool area trail and install a bridge over Crom Pond Inlet stream. Goosepond Mount will receive $100,000 to improve parking and signage in the undeveloped areas of the park. Hudson Highlands will receive $40,000 to restore popular Washburn trail leading up to Bull Hill in the Preserve. Rockland Lake will see $150,000 to replace 1,300-foot boardwalk trail at the Rockland Lake Nature Center. And finally, Taconic and Palisades Region will get $172,000 for the Backcounty Trails Program. Along with these improvements Connect Kids to Parks received funding to promote parks and historic places in every corner of the state.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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