Sam's Point Preserve

Sam's Point Preserve

Shawangunk Mountains Region

41.670138, -74.361474

At the southernmost promontory of the Shawangunks is a massive cliff affording hikers broad views to the southeast and southwest.

The southernmost promontory of the Shawangunks is a massive cliff called Sam's Point, which affords broad views extending from the Hudson Highlands in the southeast to High Point State Park and the Kittatinnies in the southwest.  The name "Sam's Point" has also been used to designate the plateau-like...

Park Acreage:

5400.00 acres



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Contact Information

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New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation


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June 30, 2016
A wildfire burned more than 2,000 acres in Sam's Point in April 2016.  Several trails remain closed for ecological and safety reasons. Use park's Contact Information above for updates and map displaying closed areas.
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Phil McLewin
July 14, 2009
Click here to download the revised (in 2009) master plan for Sam's Point Preserve.
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Georgette Weir
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