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Address: Croton on Hudson, NY

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great place to visit..

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
Jaroslaw G
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Maspeth, New York
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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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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Address: Address: Croton on Hudson, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Westchester County  >  Croton on Hudson

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