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Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center

#4 of 14 things to do in Wappingers Falls Features Animals
Route 9D, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
+1 845-831-8780
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Great Place to Bring Kids or Just Walk

This is a real farm that has been preserved by the Stony Kill Foundation. It is owned by New York... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
J K
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Mc Graw
Super place with or without kids

Great place to hike, enjoy the animals or partake of a variety of programs offered throughout the... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2017
Bonnie5901
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Wappingers Falls, New York
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This series of nature trails, habitats and educational programs seeks to educate the public about the environment.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“super place” (2 reviews)
“kids love” (2 reviews)
“animals” (14 reviews)
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Route 9D, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is a real farm that has been preserved by the Stony Kill Foundation. It is owned by New York State, but operated by the not-for-profit Stony Kill Foundation. They have wonderful walking trails through woods and fields. They also have animals (cows, pigs, goats)...More

Thank J K
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Great place to hike, enjoy the animals or partake of a variety of programs offered throughout the year. The animals are fun to watch, especially in the spring with babies being born. Become a member and help support the program as well.

Thank Bonnie5901
Reviewed February 4, 2017

Great place for hiking. Multiple trails in variety of areas. Great for birding. Areas include fields, woodlands, scrub, ponds, small reservoir. Also great to see the animals at the farm- chickens, varieties of cows, sheep, pigs, sometimes turkeys. various activities planned during the year -...More

Thank macska2016
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This place is a neighborhood gem with its animals, ponds, scenery, and trails. I like to walk around the grounds and utilize several of the hiking trails. You can walk across wooden bridges and across meadows as well as through the woods. Use tick repellent...More

Thank bravefilius
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

This coffee shop is two miles from my house but I'm not a regular visitor. I've tried it but it just doesn't suit my taste buds. Obviously somebody likes it. They've been around for a long time. So give it a try and see what...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

I acctualy am a frequenter of this place , I live quite close and love to take a slow walk around the place , they have small trails that are easy for anybody . I love the gardens and to watch the animals the farm...More

1  Thank Carol T
Reviewed July 13, 2015

I try to take my son to this farm at least once a month. The barn is open on Saturday's from 11-1 and visitors get to see sheep, cows, pigs, and chickens. There is no fee, but they do accept donations. There are picnic tables...More

2  Thank dppl1535
Reviewed January 23, 2015

Very relaxing and a fun farm to pet the animals. Everyone should donate to keep it running !!! Nice getaway to be in touch with nature.

Thank Dnelledoll
Reviewed January 9, 2015

Absolutely loved all the animals in the barn which is over 100 years old. There are sheep, cows, chickens and pigs all for visitors to enjoy and learn about. Periodically, there are wonderful programs presented and festivals on the site.

1  Thank Blueedendesigns
Reviewed January 4, 2015

My favorite thing about Stony Kill is to stop and watch the steer in the large pasture by route 9d, whatever the weather. They are enormous creatures and quite interesting. i have friends who bring their children here often for programs, so do check the...More

Thank CSSnowshoer
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