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28 Hudson Valley Parent n June 2016 court, playground, historic site. Open year-round. 845-434-7447. Lake Superior State Park ($/A). 342 Dr. Duggan Rd., Bethel. Swimming on a sandy beach, picnic areas, grills, rowboat and paddle boat rentals, boat launch (electric motors only), fishing, volleyball court and playground (ages 5-12). 845-807-0261 (Sept.-May); 845- 583-7908 (June-August). co.sullivan. Lakeside Licks Ice Cream & Mini Golf ($/A). 288 State Rte. 299, Highland. Ice Cream, food and an 18-hole miniature golf course. 845-691-7080. lakesidelicks. Last Encampment of the Continental Army ($/A). 19 Causeway Rd., Rte. 300, New Windsor. Campground of Washington's continental army. Nature trail with observation tower. Reenact- ments and special events. 845-563-4600. Legoland ($$-$$$$/P,S). 39 Fitzgerald St., Yonkers. World full of color, creativ- ity and entertainment for families with children ages 3 to 10 years old. 15 differ- ent attractions, including a café, factory tour, 4D cinema, rides and more! 866- 243-0770. Liberty Museum and Arts Center ($/A). 46 South Main St., Liberty. Ex- hibits of historical interest, educational activities, art classes, lectures, cultural programs, and programs designed for children. 845-292-2394. libertymuseum. com Locust Grove ($/A). 2683 South Rd. (Rte.9), Poughkeepsie. e Samuel Morse Historic Site, home of the artist and inventor of the telegraph and Morse code. House Open May to Nov. Gardens and trails open daily. 8am-dusk. 845- 454-4500. Long Dock Park ($/A). Long Dock Rd., Beacon. Fish, sunbathe, picnic with vistas of Newburgh Bay and the Hudson Highlands. 845-473-4440. scenichud- Madava Farms, the Home of Crown Maple ($/A). 47 McCourt Rd., Dover Plains. Enjoy maple tours, gourmet culinary experiences, hikes, picnics and more. 845-877-0640. furnishings. 845-634-9629. hudsonriv- James Baird State Park ($/A). 14 Main- tenance Ln., Pleasant Valley. Situated on farmland, James Baird State Park with an 18-hole golf course, wooded hiking trails, sports complex and nature center. 845-452-1489. Juckas Stables ($$$$/S). Rte. 302, Bull- ville. Friendly-farm atmosphere, trails and quality riding lessons. 845-361- 1429. K1 Speed Poughkeepsie ($$$/S). 2001 South Rd., Poughkeepsie. Indoor go kart racing. 845-297-5409. Karpeles Manuscript Library Mu- seum (FREE/A). 94 Broadway, New- burgh. World's largest private holding of important original manuscripts and documents. 845-569-4997. rain. org/~karpeles Kenneth L. Wilson Park ($$$/A). 859 Wittenberg Rd., Mt. Tremper. Boating, fishing, hiking, biking, camping and inner-tubing on the river. 845-679-7020. Kingston's Farmers Market ($-$$/A). 303 Wall St., Kingston. A number of vendors offering fresh fruits, vegetables, meat and fish in summer on Wall St., every Sat. May-Nov.; and winter at Old Dutch Church, 272 Wall St. every other Sat., Dec-April. 845-853-8512. kingston- Knox's Headquarters State Historic Site ($/A). 94 Forge Hill Rd., Vails Gate. Extensive grounds for walking tours of home of Revolutionary War General Knox. Open April-Sept. 845-561-5498. Kowawese Unique Area at Plum Point (FREE/A). Rte. 9W, New Windsor. Park on banks of Hudson River for picnick- ing, hiking and fishing. 845-615-3830. Krieger Park (FREE/A). Greenfield Rd., Woodridge. Baseball field, basketball 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 HV PLACES (Continued from Page 27) Manitoga/ e Russel Wright Center ($$$/A). 584 Rte. 9D, Garrison. Former home and estate of Russel Wright. Tours Friday through Monday, May to Oct. 845-424-3812. Manza Family Farm ($-$$/A). 730 Rte 211 E, Montgomery. U-pick pumpkins and hayrides; Fall Festival and a Christ- mas on the Farm event. 845-692-4364. Meadowbrook Farm ($/A). 29 Old Myers Corners Rd., Wappingers Falls. U-pick apples, cider, fresh fruits and vegetables and baked goods. 845-297- 3002. Mid-Hudson Children Museum ($/P). 75 N. Water St., Poughkeepsie. MHCM is a fun and creative learning environ- ment that sparks curiosity, discovery, and exploration. 845-471-0589. mhcm. org Mills Norrie State Park ($-$$$$/A). 9 Old Post Rd., Staatsburg. A serene wooded area with glimpses of the river provides an ideal location. e park's marina, as well as its camping sites, is hiking trails. 845-889-4646. nysparks. com Minisink Battleground Park ($/A). 49 Zane Grey Way, Barryville. Site of the only Revolutionary War battle fought in the Upper Delaware River valley. Open May to Oct. 845-807-0261. Minnewaska State Park Preserve ($- $$/A). 5281 Rte. 44-55, Kerhonkson. Mountain biking, hiking, picnicking, cross- country skiing, swimming and kids programs on the Shawangunk Mountain Ridge. 845-255-0752. nys- Mohonk Preserve ($$/A). 3197 State Rte. 55, Gardiner. 100 miles of trails and carriage roads for hikers, cyclists, cross country skiers and nature lovers. 845- 255-0919. Motorcyclepedia Museum ($-$$/A). 250 Lake St., Newburgh. Over 450 motorcycles from 1897 to Present. Rare vintage bikes and more! Open 10-5, Friday-Sunday. 845-569-9065. motorcy- Mount Gulian Historic Site ($/A). 145 Sterling St., Beacon. Revolutionary War

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