Sam's Point Area of Minnewaska State Park Preserve

Sam's Point Area of Minnewaska State Park Preserve

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41.670138, -74.361474

At the southernmost promontory of the Shawangunks is Sam's Point, a massive cliff affording hikers broad views to the southeast and southwest.

Sam's Point Preserve

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 mountainscape north of the promontory, formed of thick slabs of...

Park Acreage:

5400.00 acres

Municipality:

Cragsmoor

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Contact Information

Web Link:

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation

Phone:

(845) 647-7989

Fees:

Yes, click on 'Contact Information' for further information

Dogs in park:

Dogs on leash

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July 14, 2009
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2009 Master Plan
Click here to download the revised (in 2009) master plan for Sam's Point Preserve.
Georgette Weir
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