STAATSBURG — The beautiful park land of Mills Norrie State Park was once the setting of three grand Hudson River-front estates. At 10 a.m. July 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, staff from Staatsburgh State Historic Site will lead “Hidden History in the Woods,” a guided hike through the park, exploring the history of the historic estates that were within what is now Mills Norrie State Park: Staatsburgh (Mills Mansion), The Point (Hoyt House) and Stonehurst. Like so many other estates in the mid-Hudson valley, all three were connected to the powerful Livingston family. There is no charge to attend the hike, but visitors must register in advance. Attendance will be limited to aid in social distancing. Staatsburgh follows all NYS Department of Health guidelines for safety during the COVID 19 pandemic. Unvaccinated visitors should wear a face covering when unable to maintain social distance outdoors. Social distancing will be required of all participants; assisted listening devices are available to make hearing easier. To make reservations, visit Staatsburgh is offering a wide range of outdoor programs this spring and summer, for all ages. All programs are free but require registration. To see a full list of programs and to register, visit


  • Starting Friday, July 2nd, 2021, repeats every day until Friday, July 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am

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