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Peebles Island State Park

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Nice place to visit

You can walk across the bridge and view Lock 2. Park has nice walking trails, and you can see boats... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nature and history

If your looking to have a nice 3 to 5 mile walk ina quite wooded area surrounded by water this is... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2019
Cohoes, New York
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Delaware Avenue, Waterford, NY 12188
+1 518-237-8643 ext. 3295
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can walk across the bridge and view Lock 2. Park has nice walking trails, and you can see boats and kayakers in the river. There is a visitor center on the Waterford side near where boats are docked. Check out the Erie Canal map...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank cedarvalley
Reviewed July 30, 2019

If your looking to have a nice 3 to 5 mile walk ina quite wooded area surrounded by water this is the place. Several trails to pick and it is dog friendly. Trails are marked and there are picnic talked. There are cookers and pavilion.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank mikechris2
Reviewed July 2, 2019

Peebles Island State Park is a rare jewel. Wonderful hiking trails through woodland and along the Hudson and Mohawk rivers; offering fine views of the Cohoes falls.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bruce8000
Reviewed June 23, 2019

Hiked completely around the island with some spectacular views of the Mohawk river and falls, Saw bald eagle, heron and deer in the water near a falls. Really special place

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Cliff T
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Peebles Island is a great way to get some exercise and enjoy beautiful river views. Easy 2 mile (approx.) trail that is great for all ages. Picnic tables are scattered around the trail so pack a little lunch and enjoy the scenery!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

Great place to talk a walk beautiful scenery and tons of wild life deer will literally walk right up to you

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 420donaldb
Reviewed February 10, 2019

Wonderful sights, great place to walk the dogs or explore with the kids. Water close by, usually see deer, can see and/or explore the falls depending on rainfall. Many trails. Freee to park on weekend evenings.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sheshe111111
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Peebles Island is a perfect afternoon walk with the dogs in the winter. Great trails options and water views. The small water falls on the east side of the island and the view of Cohoes and Waterford on the west side stand out. Dogs love...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Douglas T
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We saw a dam, rapids, herons, a bald eagle, a cormorant. It was an excellent afternoon. The dogs got their exercise.It was good to be there. At first it seemed crowded, but it wasn't really.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Larry087_12
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Peebles Island is an interesting state park in the middle of the Mohawk River. There are no real amenities here, other than some picnic tables, but a walk of the perimeter trail yields interesting views of the river, and at low water a place where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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June 11, 2017|
Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
For all pavilion rentals, park questions, and concerns about Peebles Island State Park, please call the Saratoga Spa State Park office at 518-584-2000
April 17, 2017|
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Response from Marcia1009 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed on a leash.
September 17, 2015|
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Response from Autumntraveller7 | Reviewed this property |
The whole path takes about an hour. Very easy walk.
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