Hudson Valley Parks to Receive Nearly $13M For Upgrades
Ten Hudson Valley parks will split nearly $13 million for upgrades as part of a $90 million statewide plan to improve the park system. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the plan will be part of his 2018-19 budget and will benefit 50 parks.
- Bear Mountain State Park - $120,000 - Enhance Applacian Trail at Trailside Museum and Zoo
- Harriman State Park - $3,250,000 - Modernize wastewater treatment
- Harriman State Park - $400,000 - Continue renovation of children's group camps
- Harriman State Park - $130,000 - Rehab Lake Welch Dam
- Minnewaska Park Preserve - $4,000,000 - Continue park transformation initiative
- Rockland Lake State Park - $100,000 - Replace electric transformer
- Fahnestock State Park - $250,000 - Improve water and wastewater system
- Fahnestock State Park - $2,500,000 - Improve Taconic Outdoor Education Center interpretation
- Hudson Highlands State Park - $400,000 - Construct energy and environmental sustainability improvements
- Mills-Norrie State Park - $1,000,000 - Upgrade electrical distribution system
- Taconic Region - $ 250,000 - Regional septic system improvements
- Taconic State Park - $300,000 - Install new septic systems at Ironworkers Cabin Complex
- Walkway Over The Hudson - $75,000 - Continue annual deck repair and maintenance
The projects are part of Gov. Cuomo's NY Parks 2020 plan which as seen around $700 million in improvements statewide.