Black Dirt Farming Region

Rte 6 from Goshen to Pine Island
Pine Island, 10969

One of the largest onion producing areas in North America. Home of Orange County Onions, sweet tasting and world-renowned. 14,000 acres of vegetable farms with numerous farm stands with local produce. The Black Dirt area was formed from a glacial lake over 12,000 years ago. The area was originally called the “Drowned Lands” until it was drained to create the fertile farmland it is today.

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Hawk’s Nest Drive

Route 97
Sparrowbush, 12780
866-511-8372

New York State’s newest Scenic Byway. The unique highway follows the Delaware River, connecting the railroad city of Port Jervis to the bluestone village of Hancock. A snake-like portion in Sparrowbush has been featured in many car ads.

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Mount Peter Hawk Watch

Kane Rd near Route 17A
Warwick, 10990

On top of Mount Peter between Warwick and Greenwood Lake. Spectacular view of mountain rimmed valley. Situated along a major skyway for migrating hawks.

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Newburgh Waterfront

Front Street
Newburgh, 12550

Walkway along the Hudson River with beautiful views. The waterfront houses a variety of restaurants, narrated boat cruises, and marinas. Public parking available.

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Old Storm King Highway

Route 218
Cornwall, 12518

Cornwall to West Point. Circles Storm King Mountain, the birthplace of the ecological movement in the U.S. Beautiful views of the Hudson River.

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Perkins Memorial Tower

Perkins Memorial Drive
Bear Mountain, 10911
845-786-2701, ext 242

Bear Mountain State Park. Panoramic view of Hudson Valley. Exit 19 off Palisades Interstate Parkway. Daylight hours only. Apr-Nov.

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Route 9W Highway


Cornwall, 12518

Cornwall to West Point. Beautiful views of the Hudson River.

Seven Lakes Drive

Tiorati Circle on Route 6
845-786-2701

Through Harriman State Park and south. Access to public lake beaches and parking. Excellent for fall foliage.

Shawangunk Mountains Scenic Byway

Pine Bush, Route 52
845-399-0002

A state-designated 88 mile byway circling the northern Shawangunk Mountains and traveling through the Rondout and Wallkill Valleys.

http://www.mtnscenicbyway.org

Stephen Crane Walking Tour


Port Jervis, 12771
845-856-2375

Self guided tour starting at the Port Jervis Carnegie Library. Tour takes you through city streets to sites visited by Stephen Crane.

Tri-State Overlook


Greenville, 12771

I-84 pull-off at Rte 6. Overlooks the whole Tri-State Valley. Interpretive information.

Tri-State Rock

Laurel Grove Cemetery
Port Jervis, 12771

The point where New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania meet and where the Neversink River joins the Delaware River.

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