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Leisure Activities

Cold Spring, NY offers an impressive variety of options for visitors to enjoy. The majestic Hudson River provides an ideal setting for kayaking, where paddlers can explore the serene waters and take in stunning views of the surrounding landscape. For golf enthusiasts, the nearby courses offer a relaxing yet challenging experience amidst beautiful natural settings. During the winter months, skiing opportunities abound in the region's picturesque slopes. Biking trails wind through the charming village and its scenic environs, perfect for cyclists of all levels. Bird watching is a popular activity, with numerous species to be spotted in the area’s diverse habitats. Additionally, Cold Spring's quaint streets are a treasure trove for antiquing and shopping, with unique boutiques and antique shops offering a delightful browsing experience. Whether you're seeking outdoor adventures or a leisurely day of shopping and exploring, Cold Spring has something to captivate every visitor.


Migrating warblers in season

Nesting resident eagles on Constitution Island, resident Cooper's, red-tailed and red-shouldered hawks

Downy, red bellied and pileated woodpeckers, sapsuckers, white-throated and song sparrows, phoebes, titmice, chickadees, great blue herons, egrets, kingfishers, house finches, goldfinches, purple finches and pine siskins

Constitution Marsh

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

Croton Point Nature Center


Bird Watching and Nature Walks
Antiquing and Shopping
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