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Address: Croton on Hudson, NY

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Breathtaking

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Croton on Hudson, New York
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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Montgomery, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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71 reviews 71 reviews
3 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
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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Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you're in the area, this engineering marvel is worth a visit! Read the history before you go, cell reception is slow and weak there, so you know the history of the structure. It's impressive! There are two places to view the dam; from the walkway along the top of the dam and from the Croton Gorge Park at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Great Pyramid of Giza, Great Wall of China, Croton Dam. These are the great hand hewn structures of the world. But the last is a bullet train from NYC, just outside of the Village of Croton. There is a public park at the base and a bridge over the top that offers hikers a glorious view of the reservoir on... More 

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