Ogden Mills & Ruth Livingston Mills State Park

Ogden Mills & Ruth Livingston Mills State Park

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Ogden Mills & Ruth Livingston Mills State Park

New York

(845) 889-4646

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Overview

Ogden Mills and Ruth Livingston Mills Memorial State Park adjoins Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park and together, comprise more than one thousand acres. Mills Memorial State Park is the home of Dinsmore Golf Course and Staatsburgh State Historic Site. The numerous trails that thread through the grounds of both Mills and Norrie State Parks are ideal for walking, jogging, hiking, cycling, cross country skiing, and snow shoeing - treating visitors to fabulous views of the Hudson River which runs directly along the parks' western boundaries. A campground with tent sites, RV sites and adjacent rental cabins is offered. The park is open year round from sunrise to sunset.

Dinsmore Golf Course is one of the oldest public golf courses in the country. This scenic course offers tee times for either 9 or 18 hole rounds of golf. Dinsmore Golf Course is also home to a full service restaurant and office. The office offers golf carts for rental and gift certificates for purchase.

Staatsburgh State Historic Site, an elegant country house located atop a grassy hill overlooking the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains, is the centerpiece of Mills State Park. In the summer months, the grounds of Staatsburgh provide a dramatic backdrop for concerts. Guided tours of the mansion are also available and special programs are offered throughout the year.

Map of Ogden Mills & Ruth Livingston Mills (NY)

Latitude, Longitude: 41.856937, -73.926491

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Activities

  • Bicycling

    The 988-acre parcel is bounded on the west by the Hudson River, so grab your bike and head up to the bluffs for fantastic views overlooking the Hudson River.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is permitted on the Hudson River and a public boat launch is located at the Norrie Marina in Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park.

  • Golfing

    Dinsmore Golf Course is a very scenic 18-hole course (two 9's) offering panoramic views of the Hudson River and majestic Catskill Mountains. It is the second oldest golf course in the country. Yardage is 5,719, par 70. A clubhouse, junior golf program, lounge, practice green, locker rooms, pro shop, restaurant, club rental, power carts, and showers are offered.

  • Hiking

    The numerous trails that thread through the grounds of Mills State Parks are ideal for walking, jogging, and hiking - treating visitors to fabulous views of the Hudson River which runs directly along the parks' western boundaries.

  • Historic Sites

    Staatsburgh State Historic Site, an elegant country house located atop a grassy hill overlooking the Hudson River and the Catskill Mountains, is the centerpiece of Mills State Park. Designed by Stanford White, this elegant beaux-arts estate is open year round. In the summer months, the grounds of Staatsburgh provide a dramatic backdrop for a concert series co-sponsored by Hyde Park Recreation, as well as numerous community businesses. In addition, guided tours of the mansion are available and special programs are offered throughout the year.

  • Winter Sports

    These grounds are open for cross-country skiers in winter, as well as a bridle path, scenic hiking, and snowmobiling trails. There is also a sledding hill on the lawn of the Mills Mansion State Historic Site.

Seasonality/Weather

This area has a varied climate with average January temperatures ranging from 18-22 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit. Precipitation in the region ranges from 40 to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt.

Directions

Driving

Located approximately 4 miles north of Hyde Park in Dutchess County in the town of Staatsburg.

NYS Thruway: Exit 19 (Kingston). Cross over the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge and head east on Route 199. Take Route 199 east to Route 9G south. Take Route 9G to Route 9. Turn right onto Route 9 and continue south through Rhinebeck. Staatsburg is approximately 5 miles south of Rhinebeck, directly off Route 9. Turn right onto Old Post Road and continue into Staatsburg. Entrance for the park is on the right.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(845) 889-4646

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