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Beaches

Croton Point Park
Croton Point Ave., Croton-on-Hudson
Tel: (914) 862-5290

Lakeside at Osceola
399 East Main St., Jefferson Valley
Tel: (914) 245-3246

Playland Park
Playland Pkwy., Rye
Tel: (914) 813-7010

 

Boat Launching Ramps

Croton Point Park
Croton Point Ave., Croton-on-Hudson
Tel: (914) 862-5290
Boat and kayak launching.

George’s Island Park
Dutch St., Montrose
Tel: (914)737-7530
Boat launching ramps.

Peekskill Riverfront Green Park
Railroad Ave., Peekskill
Tel: (914) 734-7275
Municipal launch.

Playland Park
Playland Pkwy., Rye
Tel: (914) 813-7010
Boat launching ramps – kayaks only.

Yonkers Municipal Boat Ramp
Kennedy Marina Park, Yonkers
Tel: (914) 377-6450
Municipal launch.

 

Boat and Kayak Rentals

Atlantic Kayak Tours
Annsville Creek Paddlesport Center, Rt. 6 / Rt. 9 Circle, Cortlandt Manor
Tel: (914) 739-2588
Hudson River’s only on-water, full-service canoe and kayak center, with rentals and instruction Apr .- Nov. Seasonal guided tours.

Croton Sailing School
7 Elliot Rd., Croton-on-Hudson
Tel: (800) 859-7245
Private, captained Hudson River charters for 1-6 people aboard 20- to 35-foot vessels. Sailing lessons, sailing club and youth program.

Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park
2957 Crompond Rd., Yorktown Heights
Tel: (914) 245-4434
Seasonal rowboat rentals on lake and pond.

Playland Park
Playland Pkwy., Rye
Tel: (914) 813-7010
Pedal boats and lake cruise. May - Labor Day.

Wampus Pond
Rt. 128, Armonk
Tel: (914) 273-3230
Rowboats available Memorial Day - Labor Day. Weekends and holidays only.

 

Cruising

American Cruise Lines
Tel: (800) 814-6880 Departs from NYC. Seven-night fall foliage tours in Oct. Hudson Valley itinerary stops in historic Sleepy Hollow. Sail from NYC to Albany and back

Hudson Highland Cruises
Tel: (845) 534-7245
On M/V Commander. Three-hour, narrated cruise on 1917 excursion boat, passing through Hudson Highlands from Peekskill to West Point. Last Saturday of each month, May - Oct. Reservations required. Private party cruises.

Hudson Valley Riverboat Tours
Tel: (845) 597-7272
Sail the Hudson River out of Peekskill on a Mississippi-style paddleboat. Sunday brunches, Murder Mystery dinners, July 4 and Celebrate Peekskill Fireworks cruises, and Fall Foliage cruises. Private charters. Reservations required.

New York Sailing School
22 Pelham Rd., New Rochelle
Tel: (914) 235-6052
Sunset sails and overnight adventures fromNew Rochelle to historic seaports. Reservations required.

Prestige Yacht Charters
Tel: (914) 723-4510
Luxury yacht charters for special occasions.

Trinity Cruise Company
Charles Point Marina, 5 John Walsh Blvd., Peekskill
Tel: (914) 589-7773
Cruise the Hudson in a Coast Guard buoy tender. Several daily tours. Seasonal, Wednesday - Sunday.

 

Fishing

Westchester County Parks
Permitted in county-owned streams and lakes, unless “No Fishing” signs are posted. New York State fishing license required, Tel: (914) 995-3086.

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