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Riverfront Oasis At Foundry Dock Park

via Get Fit Hudson Valley

At just 0.7 acre, it’s hard to believe this riverfront oasis — a perfect spot to marvel at the Hudson Highlands — was the busy loading dock of the West Point Foundry. Foundry Dock Park visitors can view a simulation of the foundry’s rail line and enjoy wildlife attracted to a variety of native plants. For paddlers, this is a great place to begin excursions into Foundry Cove and Audubon New York’s Constitution Marsh Sanctuary, a haven for waterfowl and migratory birds.

Kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals are available through Hudson River Expeditions, our official paddlesports concessionaire. Both Foundry Dock Park and West Point Foundry Preserve are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A short, universally accessible walking path rings Foundry Dock Park. A connecting trail to West Point Foundry Preserve is accessible from the northbound platform of the nearby train station. The park is also one of our 80+ workout locations for the challenge!

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