The Fahnestock Winter Park is located in Fahnestock State Park, about 8 miles east of Cold Spring. The park straddles the border between Dutchess & Putnam counties. The park offers 15 km of machine groomed, tracked and mapped trails for beginning and expierenced skiers and snowshoers. There is a warming room with tables and a snack bar, where hot chocolate, chili, sandwiches, cookies, brownies, etc are available. Equipment rentals are available (the early start is to maximize the choice of rental equipment), but there are no lessons. This is your chance to try out skiing or snowshoeing without buying equipment. For more information, including a trail map, go to
The trail map gives the level of difficulty of the trails.
Please post a comment saying whether you want to ski, to snowshoe, or some of each.
What to bring: water, snacks, sense of adventure
- Trail ticket: $9 (62 and older $8)
- Eqpt rental skiing: $16
- Eqpt rental snowshoes: $15
Cancellation info: If I need to cancel I'll send email the night before.
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