Our tour times vary by location, check our calendar or call our reservation line for the most current information.

We do ask that you arrive 20 minutes before your trip starts. Please be prompt so as to not hold up the trip.

Hudson River Recreation
Phone: 914-682-5135
Email: info@kayakhudson.com

 

There are directions to all of our locations listed on this page, please scroll down and be certain you are heading to the right place! In addition, many of the launches can be tricky to find, prior to leaving home be sure to have a good idea about where you are going.

Sleepy Hollow, Kingsland Point Park, Sleepy Hollow, NY
Croton Point Park, Croton Point Avenue, Croton On Hudson NY
The Tarrytown Lakes, Neperan Road, Tarrytown, NY
The Croton River, Echo Canoe and Kayak Launch, Croton On Hudson, NY

How to get to Sleepy Hollow- Kingsland Point Park
Sleepy Hollow, NY
Accessible by Metro North Railroad- Philipse Manor Station (Hudson Line); 5-minute walk.
*Parking fees apply


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When you enter the park you will pass a parking booth (parking fees apply). You will soon see a large tan colored building on your left side. This is the Kathryn W. Davis Riverwalk Center.

From the North (Northern Westchester, Putnam)
Head south on Route 9 into Sleepy Hollow. At the intersection opposite the Old Dutch Church, make a right (towards the Hudson River) onto Pierson Avenue. This becomes Bellwood Avenue, continue to Palmer Avenue and turn left onto Palmer Avenue. Kingsland Point Park will be at the end of Palmer Avenue. Make a left into Kingsland Point Park.

From the South (NYC and Southern Westchester)
Head sorth on Major Deegan Expressway or Saw Mill River Parkway to the New York State Thruway (North) to Exit 9 (Tarrytown - last exit before bridge).  At end of exit ramp, go left at the light.  Continue to the next traffic light and make a right onto Route 9 north to Sleepy Hollow.  Make a left (towards the Hudson River) onto Pierson Avenue, This becomes Bellwood Avenue, continue to Palmer Avenue and turn left onto Palmer Avenue. Kingsland Point Park will be at the end of Palmer Avenue. Make a left into Kingsland Point Park.

From the East (Connecticut, Portchester, Rye and points East)
Route 287 West to the New York State Thruway North. After the highway merges go to exit 9, the last exit before the bridge. At the end of the exit ramp, take a left at the light. Continue to the next traffic light and make a right onto Route 9 north to Sleepy Hollow.  Make a left (towards the Hudson River) onto Pierson Avenue. This becomes Bellwood Avenue, continue to Palmer Avenue and turn left onto Palmer Avenue. Kingsland Point Park will be at the end of Palmer Avenue. Make a left into Kingsland Point Park.

From the West (Rockland County and points west)
Go over the Tappan Zee Bridge and get off the first exit after the toll.  At end of ramp, (traffic light) make a right onto Route 9 north to Sleepy Hollow.  Make a left (towards the Hudson River) onto Pierson Avenue. This becomes Bellwood Avenue, continue to Palmer Avenue and turn left onto Palmer Avenue. Kingsland Point Park will be at the end of Palmer Avenue. Make a left into Kingsland Point Park.

By Train:
Metro North Hudson Line to the Philipse Manor Station, exit the station and walk south along Riverside Drive, make a right to cross over the tracks, then a left to enter Kingsland Point Park. Continue along the driveway, passing a parking booth. You will soon see a large tan colored building on your left side. This is the Kathryn W. Davis Riverwalk Center.

 

How to get to Croton Point Park
Croton Point Avenue, Croton On Hudson NY
*Parking fees apply


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When you enter the park past the gatehouse you will see a beach to your right. We are located at the Bathhouse to the Left of the Swimmer’s beach.

From the North:
New York State Thruway [1—87] (South) over Tappan Zee Bridge to Exit  (Tarrytown). Proceed North on Route 9 for approximately 10 miles and exit at Croton Point Avenue, turn left at end of ramp; turn left at light; Park entrance straight ahead.
From the South [Yonkers and points South]
New York State Thruway [North] to Exit 9, (Tarrytown). Proceed North on Route 9 for approximately 10 miles and exit at Croton Point Avenue turn left at end of ramp; turn left at light; Park entrance straight
ahead.

From the East [Port Chester and points East]
Merritt Parkway (South) or New England Thruway (South) to 1-287 [West to the New York State Thruway [North] to Exit 9 (Tarrytown). Proceed North on Route 9 for approximately 10 miles and exit at Croton Point Avenue, turn left at end of ramp; turn left at light; Park entrance straight ahead.

From the West [Rockland County and points West]
New York State Thruway to Exit 9 (Tarrytown). Proceed North on Route 9 for approximately 10 miles and exit at Croton Point Avenue, turn left at end of ramp; turn left at light; Park entrance straight ahead

By Train:
Metro North Hudson Line to Croton Harmon Station; exit the station into the parking lot, make a left out of the parking lot, make a left into Croton Point Park (over the railroad tracks). Approximately 20 minutes walk.

 

How to get to The Tarrytown Lakes
Neperan Road, Tarrytown, NY


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From - Saw Mill Parkway South - take Exit 23 (Eastview) and make a right. Park and Ride Parking lot is ¼ block on your right (park there). Walk across the street and toward the old pumphouse (the old stone pumphouse is across from Park and Ride). Walk to the left of the stone pumphouse, past a steel gate and up a path that leads to the lake. We are about 50 yards up path.

From - Saw Mill Parkway North - take Exit 23 (Eastview) and make left under parkway. Park and Ride Parking lot is ¼ block on your right (park there). Walk across the street and toward the old pumphouse (the old stone pumphouse is across from Park and Ride). Walk to the left of the stone pumphouse, past a steel gate and up a path that leads to the lake. We are about 50 yards up path.

 

How to get to The Croton River - Echo Canoe and Kayak Launch
Veterans Plaza, Croton On Hudson, NY


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When you enter train station parking lot, drive to the end of lot and park on your right.  Launch will be on your left.

From the North:
New York State Thruway [1-87] (South) over Tappan Zee Bridge to Exit (Tarrytown). Proceed North on Route 9 for approximately 10 miles and exit on Croton Point Avenue, turn left at end of ramp; turn left at light; Turn left into Train Station parking lot and follow to the end. 

From the South: [Yonkers and points South]
New York State Thruway [North] to Exit 9, (Tarrytown). Proceed North on Route 9 for approximately 10 miles and exit at Croton Point Avenue turn left at end of ramp; turn left at light.

From the East [Port Chester and points East]
Merritt Parkway (South) or New England Thruway (South) to 1-287 [West to the New York State Thruway North] to Exit 9 (Tarrytown). Proceed North on Route 9 for approximately 10 miles and exit at Croton Point Avenue, turn left at end of ramp; turn left at light; Park entrance straight ahead.  Turn left into Train Station parking lot and follow to the end.

From the West [Rockland County and points West]
 New York State Thruway to Exit 9 (Tarrytown). Proceed North on Route 9 for approximately 10 miles and exit at Croton Point Avenue, turn left at end of ramp; turn left at light; Turn left into Train Station parking lot and follow to the end.

By Train:
Metro North Hudson Line to Croton Harmon Station; exit the station into the parking lot, make a Right while in parking lot and follow to the end.  Launch is located on the left side at the end of the parking lot.