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West Point Foundry Preserve

Kemble Aveniue, Cold Spring, NY 12601
+1 845-473-4440
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Nestled in the Heart of Cold Spring

A visit back in time and a great hike all in one. Scenic Hudson has done a great job interpreting... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
B0bPol
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Cold Spring, New York
Nature and history intertwined...

Thoughtfully-produced historical exhibits--just the right amount to make you feel like you can tell... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
GoodNature-Ed
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Cold Spring, New York
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Kemble Aveniue, Cold Spring, NY 12601
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

A visit back in time and a great hike all in one. Scenic Hudson has done a great job interpreting the foundry site and making it accessible to all. Come and enjoy the rustic charm of the past at the banks of the Hudson River.

1  Thank B0bPol
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Thoughtfully-produced historical exhibits--just the right amount to make you feel like you can tell the story after you've visited. Each spot on the trail offers an opportunity to visualize the industrial history. The sycamores, deer, and migrating warblers have taken over, but the human past...More

2  Thank GoodNature-Ed
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I've been seeing the trail from the Metro-North train, so I decided to check it out. My assessment is that this park is more for history lovers than chiefly outdoorsy folks. The Preserve itself isn't very extensive, although the trail along the marsh is great...More

Thank Traveller2010NYC
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Foundry at Cold Spring is a fantastic place to go for a nice walk and to experience some of America's great history. The foundry was simply enormous and you have to walk it a bit to appreciate its size from the remains of the...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We only visited the museum which was very nice. They had the history of the foundry plus am architecture exhibit for mostly local houses of significance. The fee was waived of you registered your email their mobile site, which was a plus. We thought of...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Another historic gem on the Hudson. The foundry preserve was a bustling center of activity making ammunition for West Point, but not much more than a few buildings and foundations remain now as the forest has reclaimed the site. If you are in a hurry...More

Thank jjctraveler
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I had been to Cold Spring before and wanted to do something different this time. I came across the WPFP and was excited to walk the trails—perfect on a crisp autumn day. There is a map available for download (type in "west point foundry preserve...More

2  Thank Vanessa M
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This place was the perfect tonic after two days of traffic congestion throughout the Hudson Valley. It truly is a hidden gem. We planned to visit the Perkins Tower at Bear Mountain first and then head to the foundry preserve. The tower drive was closed...More

Thank schmutaki
Reviewed 10 September 2016

As you follow the trail it will lead you to a waterfall view in the hills. Very beautiful view. There is also several trail and a pit stop.

Thank steven72974
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This was a nice short walk in the woods. Walls of old buildings, and even an old building are still standing where the foundry existed. As you walk through the paths, there glimpses of the old foundations and pieces of the old wall. There are...More

Thank mbabe58
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