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Peebles Island State Park

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Great river views and an easy walk

Peebles Island is an interesting state park in the middle of the Mohawk River. There are no real... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
JeffreyD1683
Hidden Gem in the Midst of Urban Development

I am a member of the volunteer group "Friends of Peebles Island" which helps to preserve and... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Dave_NY55
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Waterford, New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

I am a member of the volunteer group "Friends of Peebles Island" which helps to preserve and promote the park. The island is mostly wooded and has about 3 miles of trails on it. You can hike the perimeter and see lots of deer and...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

easy loop walk with the benefit of an eagle nest across the water. Today I saw one of the pair with 2 fledglings. The second adult flew by along the river, but did not fish or return to the nest while I was watching

Thank chasfpa
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We were there for the I Love My Parks Day. Fantastic views of the area. It truly is a hidden gem in the area. Highly recommend it for family and dog friendly.

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Great walking trails to explore this island. It is smack in the middle of the city with access through neighborhoods to find this lovely oasis.

Thank graybarn41
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This trail has it all - woods, water, and wildlife. My husband, my nine year old son and I really enjoyed this hike. I liked how there were some inclines etc so not just a flat path. Trails were well marked and maintained. Gorgeous scenery...More

Thank Karin S
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This park is an island at the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers. It is a nice island with short hikes. Pleasant place to spend the afternoon! I will definitely go back.

Thank linkro
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I live nearby in Waterford, and this is located a short walk from the Waterford boat basin. Just stroll across the old RR bridge and you are in a lovely park with nature trails and vistas. View the Cohoes Falls and lower falls from a...More

Thank Matthew Q
Reviewed 23 October 2017

we had never been here and wasn't sure what was here, so basically checked out the areas along the water, taking the bridge from the Cohoes Side over to Waterford. next time we will come back to hike more and possibly take the dig. Really...More

Thank bluesmama11
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Plenty of nearby parking, Then a walk onto the island, Surely you will see deer! Anytime time of day. A few paths lead you around the island, Nice high view of the river. Bring your cameras and friends! I saw a few picnic tables on...More

Thank Stephen B
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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
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Response from Marcia1009 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed on a leash.
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Response from Autumntraveller7 | Reviewed this property |
The whole path takes about an hour. Very easy walk.
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