We are hosting our annual Apple Cider Ramble on Sat, September 28th from 1-4pm!


Do you want to enjoy a beautiful fall day picking apples and pressing apple cider?  How about taking a horse drawn wagon ride or listening to live music outside?  If you do, put Saturday, September 28th (raindate Sunday) on your calendar now. The donation is $5.00 per person/$10.00 per family.  For more details, see our Facebook Event page.



Are you looking for volunteer opportunities and enjoy spending time outdoors?  The Friends of Peach Hill are looking for volunteers to help with trail maintenance and line trimming at the park.  We are also looking for individuals who are interested in serving on the board of directors of Friends of Peach Hill.  Please contact us at peachhillpark@gmail.com if you are interested in getting involved!


Thanks everyone for coming out to this year's Peach Hill 5K on June 9th!  Here are the race results.  Congratulations to all who participated!!


Thank you for making 2018 such a successful year at Peach Hill Park.  Click this link to become a "Friend of Peach Hill" or to renew your membership to make 2019 an even better year at the park!

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. 
  • 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

S A V E   T H E   D A T E !

  • Sunday, May 5th: Guided bird walk at Peach Hill Park, 8-10am
  • Sunday, May 12th: Guided Mother's day walk at Peach Hill Park, 2-4pm
  • Sunday, May 19th: Friends of Peach Hill Fundraiser
  • Sunday, June 9th: 3rd Annual Peach Hill 5K walk/run
  • Saturday, September 28th: Apple Cider Ramble


Upcoming 2019 Friends Board Meetings 

First Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. 

March 7th

April 11th

May 2nd

June 6th

July 11th

August 1st

September 5th

October 10th