Storm King Mountain State Park, NY
Park Information
Storm King State Park made the headlines in the 1960s and 1970s when it found itself at the center of a legal battle over a power plant that Consolidated Edison wanted to build at the base of Storm King Mountain on the Hudson River. But the park's history is much older; to be precise, it started in 1922, when an 800-acre gift allowed PIPC to begin protecting the scenic value of that Hudson River gorge.

Thanks to subsequent gifts – including several hundred acres donated by Consolidated Edison as part of a 1980 settlement. Today, Storm King is an 1,884-acre park prized by hikers for its pristine beauty.

Open: Dawn to Dusk. There are no toilets and limited parking. For more information, please call 845-786-2701.
Things To Do & See
Storm King offers views of the Hudson Highlands and the Hudson River that reward hikers far beyond the effort required to arrive at a viewpoint. Since the network of trails is small, hikers can minimize retracing their steps, and various loop hikes are possible. For more information, to plan a hike, or to purchase trail maps, visit: The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference.
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