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Peebles Island State Park

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Nice walk with the dogs

We saw a dam, rapids, herons, a bald eagle, a cormorant. It was an excellent afternoon. The dogs... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Larry087_12
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Auburn, New York
Great river views and an easy walk

Peebles Island is an interesting state park in the middle of the Mohawk River. There are no real... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Delaware Avenue, Waterford, NY 12188
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw a dam, rapids, herons, a bald eagle, a cormorant. It was an excellent afternoon. The dogs got their exercise.It was good to be there. At first it seemed crowded, but it wasn't really.

Thank Larry087_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Peebles Island is an interesting state park in the middle of the Mohawk River. There are no real amenities here, other than some picnic tables, but a walk of the perimeter trail yields interesting views of the river, and at low water a place where...More

3  Thank JeffreyD1683
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I am a member of the volunteer group "Friends of Peebles Island" which helps to preserve and promote the park. The island is mostly wooded and has about 3 miles of trails on it. You can hike the perimeter and see lots of deer and...More

4  Thank Dave_NY55
Reviewed 10 May 2018

easy loop walk with the benefit of an eagle nest across the water. Today I saw one of the pair with 2 fledglings. The second adult flew by along the river, but did not fish or return to the nest while I was watching

Thank chasfpa
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We were there for the I Love My Parks Day. Fantastic views of the area. It truly is a hidden gem in the area. Highly recommend it for family and dog friendly.

Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great walking trails to explore this island. It is smack in the middle of the city with access through neighborhoods to find this lovely oasis.

Thank graybarn41
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

This trail has it all - woods, water, and wildlife. My husband, my nine year old son and I really enjoyed this hike. I liked how there were some inclines etc so not just a flat path. Trails were well marked and maintained. Gorgeous scenery...More

Thank Karin S
Reviewed 27 November 2017

This park is an island at the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers. It is a nice island with short hikes. Pleasant place to spend the afternoon! I will definitely go back.

Thank linkro
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I live nearby in Waterford, and this is located a short walk from the Waterford boat basin. Just stroll across the old RR bridge and you are in a lovely park with nature trails and vistas. View the Cohoes Falls and lower falls from a...More

Thank Matthew Q
Reviewed 24 October 2017

we had never been here and wasn't sure what was here, so basically checked out the areas along the water, taking the bridge from the Cohoes Side over to Waterford. next time we will come back to hike more and possibly take the dig. Really...More

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Response from robcurtross | Reviewed this property |
For all pavilion rentals, park questions, and concerns about Peebles Island State Park, please call the Saratoga Spa State Park office at 518-584-2000
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Response from Marcia1009 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed on a leash.
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Response from Autumntraveller7 | Reviewed this property |
The whole path takes about an hour. Very easy walk.
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