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Taconic State Park - Rudd Pond
Copyright: - New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Taconic State Park - Rudd Pond
Description - Taconic State Park is a beautiful wooded park located along the border of Massachusetts and Connecticut. Two developed areas are offered. The Rudd Pond Area of Taconic State Park features a campground for tents and RVs, a pleasant sandy swimming beach, fishing, boat launch and rentals, a picnic grove and a children's playground. The trail system is available to hikers, bikers and cross-country skiers. Ice skating is a popular wintertime recreation.

Attractions - The Rudd Pond Area of Taconic State Park is a beautiful woodland park resting on the shores of a large pond. It features a campground for tents and RVs, a pleasant sandy swimming beach, fishing, boat launch and rentals, a picnic grove and a children's playground. The trail system is available to hikers, bikers and cross-country skiers. Ice skating is a popular wintertime recreation.

Recreation - The Rudd Pond Area of Taconic State Park offers a swimming beach, boat launch, boat rental, picnic grove, a children's playground, campground with showers, hiking and biking trails, fishing, deer hunting and ice skating. The park is open for day use year-round, weather and conditions permitting. Deer hunting is allowed in season. The camping season runs from mid-May to Labor Day.

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 - Rudd Pond is located along the Conneticut state line, 3 miles north of Millerton east of SR 22 along Road 62.


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Contact Information:
Taconic State Park - Rudd Pond, RR 2, Box 99 , Millerton, NY, 12546, Phone: 518-789-3059

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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