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WELCOME TO PUTNAM COUNTY!

Putnam is a great place to live, work, stay and play.

Nestled between the Hudson River and the Connecticut state line, Putnam County offers an abundance of adventures and experiences to suit every lifestyle. From hiking and boating to dining and shopping, Putnam is a small but mighty treasure trove of crystal lakes, beautiful hiking trails, historic sites, art and cultural experiences and quaint restaurants and shops. With five Metro-North stops, we are just an hour away from Manhattan, making day trips hassle-free and a truly easy getaway

For those of us who live here, whether you’re new to our county or have been here for generations, there is always something to discover. Maybe it’s a new venue or an old favorite you just haven’t visited in a while.

Putnam County’s natural beauty sells itself.
Visit us. Your adventure awaits.

Places to Visit

In Putnam County

Hudson Highlands State Park Preserve

A mostly undeveloped preserve of over 8,000 acres with over 70 miles of…

Boscobel House and Gardens
The House that was Saved 19th-century Georgian mansion with gardens,…
Michael Ciaiola Conservation Area

This conservation area consists of over 800 acres and is Putnam…

Fahnestock State Park

Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park is a delight for outdoor…

Putnam County Golf Course

"Where Golf Meets the Scenic Beauty of the Lower Hudson Valley" A…

Manitoga

MANITOGA / The Russel Wright Design Center ensures that the…

Chuang Yen Monastery

The Buddhist Association of the United States ® (BAUS) is a…

Tilly Foster Farm

Since the 19th Century, historic Tilly Foster Farm has served as a…

Fred Dill Wildlife Sanctuary

Fred L. Dill came to Carmel in 1933 after graduating with an Accounting…

West Point Foundry Reserve
Explore one of America’s most important industrial sites at this…
Putnam County Trailway

The old New York Central rail line that ran from the Bronx to northern…

Putnam History Museum

The mission of the Putnam History Museum is to collect, preserve,…

Veterans Memorial Park

Directions From the Taconic Parkway:

take exit Carmel / Cold…

Stonecrop Gardens

At its windswept elevation of 1,100 feet in the Hudson Highlands…

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Please remember that all hiking trails and bike paths in Putnam County are carry in, carry out.
Cold Spring Insider's Guide

Are you new to Cold Spring, Nelsonville, or Garrison, New York? This resource is a combination of a business directory and an adventurer’s guide. Packed with local flavor, it can tell you…

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Tracey Walsh | Director of Tourism

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    Carmel, NY 10512

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Nestled between the Hudson River and the Connecticut state line, Putnam County offers an abundance of adventures and experiences to suit every lifestyle. From hiking and boating to dining and shopping, Putnam is a small but mighty treasure trove of crystal lakes, beautiful hiking trails, historic sites, art and cultural experiences and quaint restaurants and shops. With five Metro-North stops, we are just an hour away from Manhattan, making day trips hassle-free and a truly easy getaway.

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40 Gleneida Avenue
Carmel, New York 10512

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