Comprising more than 1,000 acres of the Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park and the adjoining Ogden Mills and Ruth Livingston Mills Memorial State Park, the Mills Norrie State Park offers a whole host of exciting and relaxing camping and activities for New Yorkers and visitors of all ages. From walking the numerous trails to staying in one of the many Mills Norrie State Park campsites, there's much to do at this state park that sits directly adjacent to the Hudson River.
In a serene, wooded area and with beautiful glimpses of the Hudson, Mills Norrie State Park campsites are both conveniently located and ideal for camping. Not only are you within walking distance to Hyde Park, Rhinebeck and Poughkeepsie, but the 46 campsites and 10 cabins within the park means that there's something here for everyone. Even recreational vehicles are welcome, though there are no hookup facilities. If you want to get on the river, boat access is available at the Norrie Marina and the Norrie Environmental Center.
Here in Mills Norrie State Park, camping is just one of the activities that you can get into. But beyond the vastness of nature, there's still plenty to see and do. The Staatsburg State History Site's Gift Shop is renowned as an iconic gift shop that is consistently rated in the Top 10 of Duchess County's best gift shops, and it's also the perfect spot to grab mementos for your trip or to pick up a neat historical gift for family and friends.
For those that want to get into the water, Atlantic Kayak Tours offers an assortment of kayaking tours and instructional programs so that you can get the most out of your time on the water. Even if you have limited or no paddling experience, they'll help you get out on the water and feel comfortable and confident doing so.
At the NYC DEC Norrie Point Environmental Education Center, you can increase your understanding and knowledge of nature during your stay at one of the Mills Norrie State Park campsites.