Outdoor Recreation

In Dutchess, enjoying the outdoors is a way of life. Get back to nature and traverse just a sampling of our over 75 trail systems and nearly 200 parks. Make the most of the Hudson River Valley landscape with a hike, ride, flight, and more. Spend some time here to remember just how good it feels to be out in the open air.

In the Spotlight

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you’ve come to the right place! Dutchess County is the perfect place to drift a fly or cast your bait or lure. Before you go, don’t forget to obtain your fishing license - it’s a New York State requirement for anyone 16-years of age or older. More information on obtaining a fishing license ca...

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