The Hyde Park Trail is a 10-mile system connecting national historic sites, town parks and nature preserves in Hyde Park, New York. The trail connects the national historic sites of Vanderbilt Mansion, Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Eleanor Roosevelt ("Val-Kill"). The Hyde Park Trail is the first designated section of the Hudson River Valley Greenway Trail.
In addition to this primary trail, other nearby loop trails include the Winnakee Nature Preserve, Hackett Hill Park and Pinewoods Park. For maps and other information, visit http://www.hydeparkny.us/Recreation/Trails/.
Future connections include a proposed trail south along the Poughkeepsie waterfront and north to Norrie State Park.
Bicycles are permitted on Roosevelt Farm Lane only (connecting the Home of FDR with Val-Kill) from March through November. For a brochure or trail map, contact:
Hyde Park Recreation Department
Parking and Trail Access
Hyde Park is north of Poughkeepsie, NY, on US Highway 9/Albany Post Road. Follow the signs to the national historic sites.
THIS TRAIL DOES NOT EXIST
Being a guest in this area and coming from the Netherlands I tried to do some bicycling.
Unfortunately I found out that one has to use special trail and above that I discovered that this trail doesn't exist. The people at the Vanderbilt mansion had no ...
Foot travel only
"Your description states that this is a biking and hiking trail so we took our bikes to Riverfront Park in Hyde Park and discovered that there is no biking allowed within Vanderbilt, Roosevelt or Vallkill National Historic Sites, hiking only. According ...
Packed With American History
"When I visited this trail I parked at Riverfront Park on County Route 41, which is midway between the “Vanderbilt Loop” and “Roosevelt Trail” segments of the trail network.
Riverfront Park has ample public parking facilities, a nice covered picnic ...