Getting Here

Getting Here

Your travel options – we make it easy!

By Personal Vehicle

From the North (Albany):

Get on I-787 S from Pine St and Broadway – 5 min (1.0 mi).
Follow I-87 S to NY-9D S in Fishkill. Take exit 11 from I-84 E – 1 h 21 min (90.0 mi).
Continue on NY-9D S. Drive to W Main St in Beacon.

From the South (NYC):

Get on NY-495 W/Lincoln Tunnel from West St, 11th Ave and 12th Ave – 23 min (4.1 mi).
Take NJ-495 W, I-95 N, I-80 Express W, Garden State Pkwy, … and I-84 E to NY-9D S in Fishkill. Take exit 11 from I-84 E – 1 h 11 min (68.6 mi).
Continue on NY-9D S. Drive to W Main St in Beacon.

Beacon MTA Train Station:

1 Ferry Plz
Beacon, NY 12508
Meter parking is on the left

If driving please allow enough time for traffic you never know what you can come across on the roads.  Parking will be at the Beacon Train Station.  When arriving at the station go to the first stop sign turn right into the middle parking lot and park there if possible.  If parking during the week you must pay.  Please bring all your gear to the bus area, please remember the shuttle run with the train schedule which is on the hour.

By Train

Take the East Hudson Line to the Beacon Train Station (80 min)

While on the train, make sure you get ready for your hike, or better yet be ready before you get on the train. Such as your shoes, backpack, water, bug spray, whatever you are going to take on your hike with you.  We will take the remainder of your gear to your site.

Shuttle Directions

Our last pickup at the Train Station is 5:00pm.

There is no one in the office on the weekends or evenings.

If you miss your train or your arrival time please call right away.

Bring your gear to the bus area (South Entrance). Look for a short GREEN bus. Please be prompt so that we can offer the same timely service to all campers.

How do I Get to an Access Point?

We are a hike in / hike out camping resort. There is no overnight parking at any of the trailhead access points.

For Access Point 1, 2 and 3 – The easiest way to access the campground is to take the Metro North Hudson Line to the Beacon train station. If arriving by car, you can park at the Beacon train station free on weekends.

While you enjoy your hike in, we will take your gear to your campsite. Please, limit gear to one duffle bag or backpack and one sleeping bag per person and one cooler per site.


Access Points

Access Point 1

Access Point 1 is the Red Overlook trail head. This trail starts at the end of Sunnyside Road in Beacon Hills. This is the easiest entry if you are just hiking over to visit the campground or checking in late in the day.

Hiking time is about 30 minutes.

Access Point 2

Access Point 2 is at the end of Pocket Road off the top of East Main Street in Beacon. Start here for a late morning or early afternoon hike to the campground. On this hike there are nice views and the trail travels a nice stream.

Hiking time is about 2 ½ hours.

Access Point 3

Access Point 3 is the Old Incline Trail. This is a nice early morning hike which has a lot of nice views. From this trailhead there are a couple of different trails to reach the campground. Do not attempt this hike without a trail map.

Hiking time is about 3 to 5 hours.