At 485 feet the summit of Peach Hill is the highest point in the Town of Poughkeepsie.

What is Peach Hill Park?

Peach Hill Park offers walking trails through a former apple orchard, leading to spectacular views in all directions. The 159-acre passive-use and open-space park is jointly managed by the Friends of Peach Hill and the Town of Poughkeepsie Recreation Department. It is located off Salt Point Turnpike in the Town of Poughkeepsie. 

What to see and do on Peach Hill

  • Walk on 3.5 miles of hiking trails. Five different trails explore diverse habitats and ecology, wetlands, traditional agriculture, geology and local history.
  • Enjoy scenic views of the Hudson Valley, the Catskills,
    and the Taconic Hills.
  • Birdwatching.
  • Find some of the hidden geocaches. 
    (www.geocaching.com)
  • Walk your dog.
  • Enjoy the apple blossoms in the spring,
    and pick the apples in the fall.
  • Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter

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This website is supported in part by a grant from Parks & Trails New York, www.ptny.org.

Park Trail Map

Upcoming events

A Special Thank You . . . .

To Mark Pfeifer and the Town Highway Department for the great work on our parking lot!

2016 Friends Board Meeting(s) all on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. at the Poughkeepsie Town Hall

September 15, 2016 & October 13, 2016

Annual Meeting

TBA