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Address: Croton on Hudson, NY

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Beautiful even in Winter

Nice and quiet spot to admire the ice formations under the majestic old dam/bridge. You can also take a short walk and appreciate them from the top.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Nice and quiet spot to admire the ice formations under the majestic old dam/bridge. You can also take a short walk and appreciate them from the top.

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This is a truly lovely spot to be with a camera, a friend, your dog, your children, a good book, some solitude. The only problem is that some fisherman leave their wire and garbage behind. Some people throw garbage around out of ignorance and poor upbringing but most of the visitors are respectful and a visit there is a nice... More 

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is an amazing destination right in the Croton neighborhood. It's like Shangra La...ride up a woody path and voila -- the most amazing sight you will ever see. It should be the 8th world wonder! The adjoining picnic area and playground are added bonuses, but go just for the majestic sight of the rushing dam.

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Croton-on Hudson, New York, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Magical place, in any season! I always take out of town guests to see it, and everyone is always so amazed by the size and beauty.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I used to come here all the time with my parents when I was little! Perfect place to go with the family or a spouse on a nice day

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Get outside and explore this amazing dam. You can walk the gravel trail that leads up to the dam and get an up close view looking down into the splash. The road on top is closed allowing you to take in all the scenery of the dam and huge Croton Reservoir. This is a great walk in all seasons but... More 

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Avalon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The dam is enormous and very impressive as it was built long ago. My GPS guided us to the south end of the dam, but one can figure out how to drive around to the north where the view is also great. The park and stream are beautiful and easy to access.

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Ashford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

I grew up in New York and never knew this sight was in my backyard. Beautiful dam near a lovely park. Nice walking paths. Bring the dogs!

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Plenty of parking. Neat & clean park Enjoy walking the Aqueduct trail. BBQ pits available. When the water is flowing it is very cool.

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Dagsboro, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Who would have thought that a dam providing a reservoir for New York City could be a super tourist attraction. Located at a park, this is billed as the third largest, hand made, structure in the WORLD behind the Pyramids of Egypt and the Great Wall of China! You have to see this to believe it! As we drove the... More 

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