Choose Your Destination

 

The Art Trail identifies twenty sites throughout the Hudson Valley, New York, and three sites located across Massachusetts and New Hampshire that are depicted in 19th-century Hudson River School paintings. Click on each site for maps and directions. Where will you visit first? 

 
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Thomas Cole

Historic SIte

Site #1

Thomas Cole National Historic Site
Catskill
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails

OLANA State
Historic Site

Site #2

Olana State Historic Site
Greenport
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails

Catskill Creek

Site #3

Catskill Creek
From Atelier Restaurant Bar
Difficulty: A, solid pavement, sidewalk

Kaaterskill Clove

Site #4

Kaaterskill Clove
From the Molly Smith Parking Lot, Rte 23A
Difficulty: A, solid pavement, sidewalk

Kaaterskill Falls

Site #5

Kaaterskill Falls
Near Haines Falls
Difficulty: D, steep hills, scrambles possible

North-South Lake

Site #6

North-South Lake
North-South Lake State Campground
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails

Sunset Rock

Site #7

Sunset Rock
North-South Lake State Campground
Difficulty: D, steep hills, scrambles possible

Catskill Mountain House

Site #8

Catskill Mountain House
North-South Lake State Campground
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails

Mount Merino
and the Catskills

Site #9

Mount Merino and the Catskills
From Promenade Hill Park in Hudson
Difficulty: A, solid pavement, sidewalk 

Albany from the
East Side of River

Site #10

Albany
From the East Side of the River in Albany
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails 

 

Hudson River from
Hasbrouck Park

Site #11

Hudson River
From Hasbrouk Park in Kingston
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails

Mohonk Lake

Site #12

Mohonk Lake
Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails

Eagle Cliff near Artist’s Rock

Site #13

Eagle Cliff near Artist's Rock
Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails

Shawangunk Mountains
from Sky Top

Site #14

Shawangunk Mountains from Sky Top
Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails

Hudson River from Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Site #15

Hudson River from Vanderbilt Mansion
National Historic Site, Hyde Park
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails

Hudson River from


Cronton Point Park

Site #16

Hudson River from Croton Point Park
Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson
Difficulty: A, solid pavement, sidewalk

Jasper Cropsey
Home & Studio

Site #17

Jasper Cropsey Home and Studio
Hastings-on-Hudson
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails 

Platte Clove

Site #18

Platte Clove
Difficulty: B, soft ground, sand, carriage trails 

Storm King from
Long Dock Park

Site #19

Storm King From Long Dock Park
Difficulty: A, solid pavement, sidewalk

Hudson River Skywalk

Site #20

Hudson River Skywalk
Difficulty: A, solid pavement, sidewalk


Continue your adventure in Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Crawford Notch

 

Echo Lake at Franconia Notch

The Oxbow

Images: Landscape paintings by 19th-century Hudson River School artists paired with photographs of the same landscapes today.