3 Outdoor Activities Near Ancram to Try this Weekend

With everyone experiencing a bit of cabin fever over the last several months, many folks are looking for fun and safe outdoor activities to get their family out of the house. Luckily, the Hudson Valley and surrounding areas are full of family friendly outdoor activities all within a short drive. 

Here are some top spots to check out near Ancram this weekend.

Lake Taghkanic State Park

Lake Taghkanic has a bunch of fun outdoor activities for the whole family. The state park offers camping, swimming, kayak and boat rentals, hiking trails, playgrounds, and more. 

Olana State Historic Site

‘Olana’ is the home of renowned American Landscape Artist Frederic Edwin Church. The 250 acre estate overlooks the Hudson River offering stunning views of the entire hudson valley. The home’s grounds are open to the public for free, and tickets for guided tours are available on Saturday and Sunday.

Taconic State Park

Taconic State Park is located along the Taconic Mountain Range, which shares a border with Massachusetts and Connecticut. The State Park offers a vast network of hiking trails that vary in difficulty level and all offer great summit views.