Child friendly. Strolling, sightseeing at a gentle pace. This legendary gem on the Hudson, opposite West Point, is open only 3 weekends per summer.
Expect entrance fee of $10, covering free boat rides, guided walks, or independent exploration. Amenities include shaded picnic groves, public restrooms, a gift shop in the historic Warner House, walking trails, and a hot dog vendor. Departure time is optional.
Here is a link to the Constitution Island website: Constitution Island.
THE SCHEDULING OF EVENTS AT CONSTITUTION ISLAND CAN BE UNCERTAIN, PLEASE CHECK HERE TO MAKE SURE THE ISLAND WILL BE OPEN AS SCHEDULED.
Meeting: Take the 9:43 a.m. Metro North Hudson Line train from Grand Central to Cold Spring, arriving Cold Spring at 11:03 and meet at the parking area south side of train station, for transport to the island. The round trip fare is $28.00.
Here is the Hudson Line weekend schedule: Hudson Line schedule.
(*Alternatively, meet at 10AM at parking lot at North White Plains Train Station for car pooling. Donate $5 to the driver. For this option, you must call leader in advance.)
Leader: Stewart Manville[masked]
Contact hike leader directly if you have questions about the hike.
Free for paid annual Shorewalkers members, $3 for non-members, visit www.shorewalkers.org to join.