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Peebles Island State Park

Cohoes, Albany County

coyote, peebles island and deer


Rapids surround this island located at the confluence of the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers, and great views are the reward for those who take advantage of the paths surrounding this rolling and wooded landscape. This state park provides a home and a migration stop for a variety of birds.

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • Trails
  • Lookouts

Recreational Opportunities

  • Visitors Center (mid-May to mid-October)
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing

Accessible Features

International Symbol of Accessibility

This NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation site has some accessible features, including a picnic pavilion. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.


191 acres

Closest Town

Cohoes or Waterford


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Contact Information

Address: Delaware Avenue, PO Box 295, Waterford, NY 12188

Telephone: 518-237-8643

Website: Peebles Island State Park (leaves DEC website)

Photo credits: Ed Lehman