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Address: , Croton on Hudson, NY
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Quiet spot to enjoy another view and perspective of the Hudson River. Looking forward to coming back in the Spring to see the Dam at full capacity. Nice 2 mile walk to the top... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Bellmore, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Quiet spot to enjoy another view and perspective of the Hudson River. Looking forward to coming back in the Spring to see the Dam at full capacity. Nice 2 mile walk to the top. Take the path near the playground. You can bring a picnic or bbq there. Only restrooms were portable ones, not great, but ok.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I had a few hours to spare in this area. I didn't want to hang out in a mall all day so I searched for interesting sites. We went in October, and it was drizzling slightly. It was nearly empty and there was no charge for parking. It was amazing to see. Very beautiful. I only wish the folks I... More 

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Maspeth, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

nice one day trip from new york, grab your bbq stuff and enjoy the day.. great view of a dam, from base or with a little walk from the top(very easy walk up).. perfect picture taking spot..

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Croton on Hudson, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

After the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Great Wall of China, the new Croton Dam is the 3rd largest hand-hewn structure in the world. Your mouth will drop when you first drive over the small bridge as you enter Croton Gorge Park. No visitor to Westchester County should miss this amazing structure and water show. You will never stop... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Good view entering the park. and a nice place to sit and have a picnic. But thats it. beyond that the only reason to give it better than avg rating is cause well other parks here are also ... meh.

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Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Just a sight to see I loved the by pass waterfalls It can be seen while sitting in your car we were there after a heavy rainfall so the falls were flowing nicely

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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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