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Address: Pleasant Valley, NY

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Nice Weekday Facility

The Jimmy is easily accessed by the Mother Road (Taconic State Pkwy). Be aware that the exit back north is closed for awhile so there will be some detour to do so. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Westchester County, New York
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Westchester County, New York
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90 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Jimmy is easily accessed by the Mother Road (Taconic State Pkwy). Be aware that the exit back north is closed for awhile so there will be some detour to do so. There are picnic benches in many places including several fields, covered facilities and other locations. We use these often and most times have the place to ourselves during... More 

Thank Fudbutter
Walton, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My kids have enjoyed the playground at this park. It is old school with a nice set of swings, a good climbing apparatus and several slides. Nothing to fancy but plenty of room to run and play with no crowd when we have visited. I look forward to going again in the future.

Thank Gregory P
New York, NY
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The park is a great escape from the hassle of NYC and provides you with a great escape to picnic and just enjoy the beauty of nature. I am not aware of any other services available since we go there for our picnic.

Thank 6830self
Poughkeepsie, New York
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We used to have our company picnics here and it was great. Lots of trails and picnic tables. It's too bad that the pool has been closed, as there is not any close by.

Thank Elizabeth1123
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241 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

I was here for a college graduation cookout this time....You have to take your garbage out with you...Some parts of the park are very beautiful..I don't think you can bring alcoholic beverages to the park unless you are at one of the pavilions and you have a permit for alcohol...(I think)..The pavilion rental prices are very reasonable..Toilets at the pavilions... More 

Thank Jeropero
1 review
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Free entry to the park. Upper area has Pavillions where you can rent for the day including shelter with grills, picnic tables and restrooms and running water. Lower area has a playground for kids and sprinkler, grills, basketball courts and baseball field. Has a 18 hole golf course with Clubhouse including public restaurant. Has a pool but has been abandoned... More 

Thank Roberto Z
Hopewell Junction, New York
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

A beautiful park for the whole family. Swim,Bike, Hike,Jog, Picnic. Sports and so much more. The park is clean and very well maintained.

Thank Roy B
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

I know the course got hammered this year with a bad winter but... 17 out of 18 greens were in absolutely horrible shape. Alot of bare spots. My ball did not roll on these greens, it bounced and jumped from pothole to pothole. The topper is you still have to pay full price. Boo NYS parks department

2 Thank Sal F
Lagrange, NY
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330 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

Decent state park for a hike. Also a golf course, driving range and restaurant but I have personally never used.

Thank cerveza930
Hudson, New York
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

I'm trying to visit all of the state parks in Ulster/Duchess/Columbia counties this year, so yesterday James Baird got checked off the list. Signage was negligible- none leading up to the park, and none once we got inside telling us where the hiking trails were. I didn't see any information kiosks, no trail maps to take. Did I miss something?... More 

Thank Christy M

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