Reminder: Parking Reservation System for the Sam’s Point Area of Minnewaska State Park Preserve Opens April 1

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New York State Parks, on with the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, punctual visitors that the reservation strategy for parking astatine the Sam's Point Area of Minnewaska State Park Preserve (Ulster County) opens April 1. Reservations tin beryllium made 2 weeks successful advance opening April 1 online astatine or done the telephone halfway astatine 1-800-456-2267. One preservation is allowed for immoderate two-week period. Reservations are required weekends and holidays from Saturday, April 15 done Sunday, November 12

All play and vacation visitors volition be required to marque reservations. The conveyance entranceway interest is $10.95; determination will beryllium nary preservation interest for Empire Pass holders. Stopping and lasting connected the roadway is prohibited and nary drop-offs oregon pickups volition beryllium allowed successful the Sam's Point Area.

The preservation strategy aims to support the site's fragile ecosystem from the interaction of expanding visitation and to supply an improved visitant acquisition for enjoyment of the unsocial features and earthy quality of the Sam's Point Area, portion reducing impacts connected the surrounding community. Through the implementation of this aviator program, State Parks aims to mitigate these biology concerns and trim the disappointment of motorists antecedently turned distant erstwhile the parkland reached capacity. 

Minnewaska State Park Preserve's main parking areas located astatine 5281 Route 44/55 Kerhonkson, volition stay arsenic first travel archetypal service entree with nary preservation requirement.  

New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees much than 250 idiosyncratic parks, historic sites, recreational trails, and vessel launches, which were visited by a record 79.5 cardinal people. For much accusation connected immoderate of these recreation areas, telephone 518-474-0456 oregon visit, link on Facebook, or travel america on Twitter

The Palisades Interstate Park Commission (PIPC) was formed successful 1900 nether an interstate compact to support the Palisades from demolition by chromatic and gravel quarries operating on the occidental banks of the Lower Hudson River. As the nation's archetypal bi-state concern established to support and conserve earthy lands, the Commission's relation expanded done the years to incorporated the Palisades Region of New York State Parks and the instauration of the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

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