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30 Hudson Valley Parent n June 2014 Wallkill Valley Rail Trail (Free/A). Main & Water St., New Paltz. A 12-mile unpaved path for walking and bicycling. Warwick Drive-in ($/A). 5 Warwick Tpke., Warwick. Park-like, grassy setting. First-run movies, multiple screens. 845-986-4440. Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site ($/A). 84 Liberty St., Newburgh. Washington's headquarters from 1782-1783, during the Revolu- tionary War. Open from Apr. to Oct. 845-562-1195. *Westchester Broadway eatre ($$$$/S,T). 1 Broadway Plaza, Elms- ford. Bring the whole family to enjoy a complete dinner at the theatre and a full-scale Broadway production. 2014 season includes: Mary Poppins (thru July 27) and e Wizard of Oz (July 31-September 21). 914-592-2222. West Point Museum ($/A). 2110 South Post Road, West Point. e oldest and largest public collection of militaria in the Western Hemisphere. Variety of exhibits from the opening of the Fron- tier to present day, and West Point histo- ry. 845-938-3590. Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary ($/A). 35 Van Wagner Rd., Willow. Open weekends only. Visit rescued animals, including cows, pigs, chickens, goats and rabbits. 845-679-5955. Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Birch- wood Acres ($$$$/A). Rte. 52, Wo- odridge. Not just a campground, but a resort. 5 acre lake, 3-story megatower play area. 87 tent sites, and 54 rental units. 845-434-4743. HV PLACES (Continued from Page 28) 22 Hudson Valley Parent Q June 2013 Clermont State Historic Site ($$/A). 1 Clermont Ave., Germantown. Ancestral estate of Robert R. Livingston, negotiator of the Louisiana Purchase. Free access to gardens, picnicking, and the visitor center. 518-537-4240. Constitution Island ($/A). South Dock, USMA at West Point. Two-hour tour includes a boat ride on the Hudson River and guided tour of Warner House on Constitution Island. 845-446-8676. Apple Pond Farm & Renewable Energy Education Center ($$$$/A). 80 Hahn Rd., Callicoon Center, Sullivan. Educational tours, horse-drawn sleigh, and wagon rides. Admission: $20/family of four. 845-482-4764. Barrett Clay Works ($$$/A). 485 Main St. Poughkeepsie. Pottery exhibits and clay classes for kids and adults. Art studios are also available for rent. 845-471-7507. Basha Kill Wildlife Management Area ($/A). Rte. 209 S, Westbrookville. Two thousand acres of state-owned wetlands, forests, and fields. 845-888-5381. Belleayre Mountain ($$$$/S). Rte. 28, Highmount. Scenic chair lift rides offered in the summer and in the fall there is fishing, hiking, and biking. Also, check out their summer concert series. 845-254-5600. Big Bear Ziplines ($$$$/T). 817 Violet Ave., (Rte. 9G), Hyde Park. Zip through the trees on eight ziplines from 30 to 100 feet high. Tours last three hours and include a hike to the starting area. 1-888-947-2294. Butterfly Botanicals ($/A). 363 Petticoat Ln., Bloomingburg. Butterfly house open to the public, educational programs, and school group tours. 845-733-7713. Catamount Ski Area ($$$$/S). Rte. 23, Hillsdale. Family ski area with snowboard megaplex and moving walkway for beginners. 518-325-3200. Catskill Mountain Railroad ($$/S). Rte. 28, Phoenicia. Enjoy a 6-mile train ride along the scenic Esopus Creek through the Catskill Mountains. 845-688-7400. Chocolate Cheers ($$$$/S). 875 Rte. 28, Kingston. Fully functioning chocolate company behind walls of glass, great for viewing. Guided tours. 845-338-3368 or 888-624-3377. Circleville Town Park ($/A). Creamery Rd. off Rte. 302, Circleville. Swimming, picnicking, and playground. Open May to Sept. 8am-dusk. 845-692-7800. Hudson Valley PLACES TO GO Did you know there is an historic trolley bus in Kingston? Here are some of the best places for families to visit this summer! Great Places... Let's Go! Kid-friendly rating: P - Preschoolers S - School age T - Teens A - All ages Please call ahead to verify times and fees. Dates are subject to change, please call to confirm. $$$ - $10-$20 $$$$ - $20 & up Fees: $ - $5 & under $$ - $5-$10 +93

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