Trip Report: Taconic State Park

Trail Life Troop 113

IMGP7176My sons and I visited Taconic State Park in New York on Friday, September 12th thru Saturday, September 13th.  This campground had been recommended to us by a friend and we had never been to this part of New York State.  Taconic State Park…”is located along 16 miles of the Taconic Mountain Range, sharing a border with Massachusetts and Connecticut.” (http://nysparks.com/parks/83/details.aspx)  This “tri-state” area is home to ridges and farm-land valleys with forested streams, waterfalls and lots of friendly folks.

The park is divided into two distinctive areas:  Copake Falls Area (to the North) and Rudd Pond Area (to the South).  We camped at the Copake Falls Area (roughly a two hour drive from Bergen County, NJ)

This park area offers 45 tent sites, 25 tent platforms, 36 trailer sites and three cabin areas for a total of 106 campsites and 18 cabins.  The cabins…

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