Distance: 2 miles
Skill Level: easy, stroller and little walker friendly
Elevation Gain: 100′
Hike Walk: loop
Trail Condition: paved
Wow Factor: stroller friendly, paved walk that ends in a playground
Note: paid parking seasonally; very busy during summer months when the pool is open
How to get there: From the Taconic, take the exit for Franklin D Roosevelt State Park. Or from the Taconic, take Route 202 East almost 1/2 mile. The entrance is on the right.
Summary: Park in lot 2 to be closest to the playground. Head left out of the parking lot onto the main road, walking against traffic on the left side. Follow the road past lot 1 and the exit to the Taconic. You’ll head down and up a hill, passing a gravel road.
Follow the road left, away from the pool lot and police station. Head down hill, passing lots 6 and 5.
At the fork, veer left and head up the hill and around the corner, passing lots 4 and 3.
Walk back into lot 2 and head to the playground. There are picnic tables and restrooms nearby. Big open fields. Courts near lot 1.
Facilities: restrooms, concessions seasonally
Dogs: on leash