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History Hidden in the Woods: Guided Trail Hike


Staatsburgh State Historic Site
75 Mills Mansion Drive
Staatsburg, NY 12580

41.856635 -73.929955

County: Dutchess
Region: Mid Hudson


  • September 9, 2023, 10:00AM
  • September 23, 2023, 10:00AM
Detailed Times/Hours Mansion Tours available Thursday-Sunday from 11:00am - 4:00pm


Event Type Walk/Hike Description Have you ever wondered what some of the ruins within Mills-Norrie State Park might be? The beautiful parkland of Mills-Norrie State Park was once the setting of grand Hudson River-front estates. This 90-minute guided hike will lead visitors through the park, exploring the history of three historic estates: from Staatsburgh’s founding as a gentleman’s farm in the 1700s to the development of The Point and Stonehurst estates in the 19th century This program is free. Reservations are required at This program is presented by the Friend of Mills at Staatsburgh, with the generous assistance of The Pomeroy Fund for History. Organization Hosting the Event Staatsburgh State Historic Site Phone Number 845-889-8851


Advance registration required.
Reservations are required at Please call (845) 889-8851 or email with questions.

Additional Information

This hike is approximately 1.5 miles of carriage roads on uneven terrain, requiring study footwear. Please wear comfortable shoes and a hat for sun.
Additional Equipment Required: Please wear comfortable shoes, a hat for sun, and bring water.

Event Duration (hours): 2
Difficulty: Easy
Length (miles): 3
Boots Needed: No

Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? N/A
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