Blauvelt State Park

Blauvelt State Park

Rockland County Region

41.072303, -73.938583

Undeveloped part of the Palisades Interstate Park system with military ruins from World Wars I and II.

The area served as a rifle range for the New York National Guard. Designed to replace a facility at Creedmoor, Long Island, it was abandoned within three years following many complaints about-and equally many attempts to remedy the problems of-bullets landing in Grand View, on the east side of the ridge. The camp was turned over to the Palisades Interstate Park Commission and since then has...

Park Acreage:

590.00 acres

Municipality:

Orangetown

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Contact Information

Web Link:

Blauvelt State Park

Phone:

(845) 359-0544

Fees:

None

Dogs in park:

Dogs on leash

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May 06, 2016
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I hiked this park on April 10, 2016. Very interesting place. The maze of tunnels are amazing and quite fun to explore if you are the adventerous type. I enjoyed wandering around the Camp Bluefields area which was very secluded. I only saw several people on the Long Path, but no one on the other trails.    To see some images of the tunnels go here: https://weekendwanderer2016.wordpress.com/2016/05/06/blauvelt-state-park...
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