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26 Hudson Valley Parent n June 2016 Colonial Lanes ($/A). 78 Brookside Ave., Chester. Affordable family fun at a friendly neighborhood bowling center offering 32 lanes, state of the art equip- ment, kid friendly bumpers. 845-469- 3005. Constitution Island (FREE-$/A). South Dock, US Military Academy 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. constitutionis- D & H Canal Museum ($/A). 23 Mo- honk Rd., High Falls. National Historic Site. Walk along original canal locks #16-20 of the D & H Canal. Open May to Oct. 845-687-9311. Delaware River Heritage Trail (FREE/S). 127 W. Main St., Port Jervis. Self-guided tour 5 miles long starting at Fort Decker. 845-265-2501. portjervisny. org DIA: Beacon ($-$$/A). 3 Beekman St., Beacon. Dia Art Foundation's collection from the 1960s to the present as well as special exhibitions, new commissions, and public and education programs. $12 admission fee, children under 12 are free. 845-440-0100. Dolan Orchards ($-$$/A). 1166 Rte. 208, Wallkill. Pick-your-own orchard. Variety of fruits and vegetables. 845- 895-2153. Dressel Farms ($-$$/A). 271 Rte. 208, New Paltz. Seasonal fruits and vegeta- bles at the Roadside stand. Also feature pick your own weekends for apples and strawberries. 845-255-0693. dressel- Dubois Farms ($-$$/A). 209 Perkins- ville Rd., Highland. Pick your own fruit, tomatoes, eggplants and pumpkins. 2 acre corn maze, wagon rides, farm animals and tiny tots village. Open daily, August-October. 845-795-4037. dubois- Duffers Hide-A-way ($$/A). 139 Wind- HV PLACES (Continued from Page 25) 22 Hudson Valley Parent Q June 2013 Clermont State Historic Site ($$/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 sor Hwy. New Windsor. Golf driving range, mini golf and batting cages. 845- 562-8310 Dutchess County Fair (FREE-$$/A). 6550 Spring Brook Ave., Rhinebeck. Livestock and agricultural shows, ex- hibits, horse shows, carnival rides, arts and cras, kids' entertainment. 845-876- 4000. Dutchess Rail Trail (FREE/A). 61 Parker Ave., Hopewell Junction. A 13.4- mile paved trail from the Walkway over the Hudson, to the restored Hopewell Depot at its East Fishkill Trailhead in the hamlet of Hopewell. 845-298-4600. Dykeman Farm Market ($-$$/A). 31 Dykeman Lane, Pawling. Farm fresh vegetables, local fruits and fresh pick sweet corn. Open July to Sept. 845-832- 6068. Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site ($$/A). 54 Valkill Park Rd. (off Rte. 9G), Hyde Park. Guided tours of Val-Kill Cottage, the private retreat of Eleanor Roosevelt. Open May to Oct. 845-229-9115. Empire Cruise Lines ($$$/A). 29 North Water St., Poughkeepsie. Hudson River sightseeing and dinner cruises from May to October. (845) 478-6396. em- Empire State Railway Museum ($- $$/A). Rte. 28, Phoenicia. Display of railroad artifacts and changing exhibits in restored station. Ride the mini train! 845-688-7501. Esopus Bend Nature Preserve ($/A). 10 Shady Ln. (Barclay Heights), Saugerties. 161-acre preserve with guided nature walks, birding field trips, kayak and canoe tours, butterf ly walks and animal tracking. 845-247-0664. esopuscreek- Esopus Meadows Preserve (FREE/A). 257 River Rd., Ulster Park. Trails, fishing, picnic area view of Esopus Meadows Lighthouse. 845-473-4440. F.W. Battenfeld & Son Farm ($$$$/A). 856 Rte. 199, Red Hook. Spend the day in the country, choose and cut a Christ- mas tree. 845-758-8018. christmastreef- Fair Oaks Drive-In ($/A). 365 Bloom- ingburg Rd., Middletown. Family fun at the drive-in movie theatre! Open Spring to Fall. 845-361-5774. fairoaksdrive-in. com Fancher-Davidge Park (FREE/A). 130 Lake Ave., Middletown. Picnicking, swimming, playing fields, fishing and ice skating. 845-346-4180. orangetourism. org Falcon Ridge Equestrian Center ($$$$/S). 138 Browns Rd., Walden. Family friendly environment. Learn grooming, saddling & bridling, shoes & hoof care and of course, horseback rid- ing. 845-778-0250. FASNY Museum of Firefighting ($/A). 117 Harry Howard Ave., Hudson. Visit the museum to explore, discover and learn the history of firefighting. 518- 822-1875. Fishkill Farms ($-$$/A). 9 Fishkill Farm Rd., Hopewell Junction. Pick your own fruit and buy vegetables at the farm market. 845-897-4377. Forestburgh Playhouse ($$$$/S). For- estburgh Rd., Forestburgh. e oldest, continuously operating, professional summer theatre in New York State, bringing the best of Broadway to the Catskills. 845-794-1194. Fort Decker (FREE/S). 127 West Main St., Port Jervis. Revolutionary War site. An 18th century historic house. Open May to Oct. 845-856-2375. Fort Delaware Museum ($/A). 6615 Rte. 97, Narrowsburg. A living histo- ry museum depicting the life of the pioneers setting into the upper Delaware valley in 1754. 845-807-0261 (Septem- ber to April); 845-252-6660 (May-Au- gust) Four Brothers Drive In ($/A). 4957 Rte. 22, Amenia. Concession, dou- ble feature, dogs welcome. $9/person admission. Kids under 5 free. 845-373- 8178. Francis A. Hanofee Park (FREE/A). Sunset Lake Rd., Liberty. Swimming pool, picnic areas, row boat/paddle boat rentals, fishing, playground and more.

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