Paddling the Hudson River Valley

Updated 2022-08-14



My favorite Hudson launch points

  • Peekskill
    • Boat launch by train station
    • Kayak floating dock in the park to the north of the train station and playground
    • Annsville Creek
  • Yonkers
    • Yonkers Padding and Rowing Club
      • Accessible via the Bezack Center on Alexander St
    • JFK Marina
      • Charges you in the summer
  • Croton Point
    • If you go after 5pm in the summer, you can get in without paying and park by the beach
  • Croton River
    • Accessible from the very back of the Croton train station parking lot
  • Cold Spring
    • Launch area by the Cold Spring train station
  • Montrose
  • Verplanck
  • Piermont
  • Beacon


  • Seven Lakes Drive in Harriman State Park
    • Lake Sebago
  • FDR State Park
    • Mohansic Lake

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