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Taconic State Park - Copake Falls
Copyright: - New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Taconic State Park - Copake Falls
Description - Taconic State Park is a beautiful wooded park located along the border of Massachusetts and Connecticut. Two developed areas are offered. The Copake Falls Area has an extensive network of multi-use trails, cabins, campsites, play areas, fishing opportunities and more. The park is open year-round with the camping season extended for hunters.

Attractions - The Copake Falls Area offers extensive hiking, biking and nature trails, as well as cross-country ski and snowmobile trails for winter recreation. Pit Pond is part of the recreation area offering a beach and adjacent wading pond. The pond and Bash Bish Brook are favorite places for trout fishing. Copake Falls Area also offers an iron industry museum.

Recreation - The Copake Falls Area offers a swimming beach, fishing, a museum, picnic area, a children's playground, recreation programs, deer hunting, hiking and biking trails that may be used in winter for cross-country skiing, cabins and a campground with both tent and RV sites. Snowmobiling is permitted. The park is open year round, weather and conditions permitting. Camp and cabin season begins in mid-May and runs into the month of December. Deer hunting is allowed in season and camping is extended for hunters.

Climate - The Taconic State Park area has a varied climate with average January temperatures ranging from above 22 degrees down to 18 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit (22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 40 to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt.

Location - Taconic State Park - Copake Falls is located along the Massachusetts state line, east of SR 22 along County Road 344.


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Taconic State Park - Copake Falls, Valley View Road , Copake Falls, NY, 12517, Phone: 518-329-3993

Additional Information:
New York State Parks - The New York Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation offers 152 parks, 35 historic sites and 27 golf courses for all tastes, ages and abilities.
Taconic / Hudson Valley Travel Region - The Taconic / Hudson Valley Travel Region is truly a New York treasurer. The area offers graceful mountains, the beautiful Hudson River, palatial estates, quaint historic villages, magnificent gardens and lush vineyards.

Links:
New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation - Official agency Website

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