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Explore the Great Outdoors and Make Unforgettable Memories in New Baltimore, NY

Enjoy our beautiful trails, take a walk through the Historic Hamlet, or join the NBC community at one of our cherished events.


NBC Trails

Hannacroix Creek Preserve

Take in the tranquility of New Baltimore by selecting a trail down to the Hudson River or up to the Falls. The HCP is made up of 133 acres and has 4 major trails, the LaVerne Irving, North, Red Loop and Paper Mill trails, and a side spur that drops down along the ridge above the Hannacroix Creek from the LaVerne Irving, re-connecting to the LaVerne Irving as the trail cuts to the south, just above the creek.

Hudson River Interpretive Trail

Enjoy the tranquility of a 40-acre Hudson River estuary and cross the World’s First Recycled Bridge as you make your way to the Hudson River’s shores.

Long View Park

Wander down to the river through a historic farmstead. Scenic Hudson’s Long View Park property is 76 acres, part of the historic Bronk farm from the mid-19th century that was farmed through the mid-20th century.

Historic Hamlet

Visit the New Baltimore Hamlet Historic District to take an unforgettable stroll through a hidden architectural and historic masterpiece. The New Baltimore hamlet is one of the rare, intact examples of a Hudson River hamlet, retaining significant streetscapes, buildings, character, natural resources, and a sense of community stemming from the 1790s to the 1940s. The Hamlet boasts a rich, bustling history, showing off historic architectural styles including Federal, Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne, Colonial, Revival, and Bungalow style residential, ecclesiastical, and civic buildings bounded by hundreds of acres of pristine open space and Hudson River estuaries. Take a self-guided tour or join us on one of our Historic Walking Tours.

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Events

Join us at our annual events like the Taste of History, Wine and Cheese, Barn Party, and more as you connect with friends, neighbors, and guests. Engage at our monthly meetings, offering speakers and programs covering topics ranging from identification of invasive plants, birding, archaeological and geological surveys, historical accounts of the creation of the Hudson River Valley, Hudson River protection, historic restorations of homes and barns, and more. Or enjoy the great outdoors by participating in informative trail and nature walks, Hudson River paddle excursions, trail days, picnics, and Story Walks. We sponsor informative trail and nature walks, clean-up days, Hudson River paddle events, and annual social events such as the Taste of History, Wine and Cheese on the Hudson River, Barn Party at Scenic Hudson’s Long View Park, and tours of historic homes where friends, neighbors, and guests gather.  We support numerous local artists, community project grants for Eagle Scouts, and historic commemorations.  At our monthly meetings, we offer speakers and programs covering an array of topics. The Conservancy also engages in regular trail activities and trail days aimed at preserving and protecting the natural environment by conducting trash clean-up, trail maintenance, and routine surveying.

2019 Taste of History

Taste of History

Join a traveling house party along the Hudson River. Learn the history of the Historic Hamlet, tour three historically maintained homes, and join friends and neighbors for a walk back in history.

Wine & Cheese

Meet the Conservancy’s annual Scholarship winner, join friends and neighbors for a drink and phenomenal food, and enjoy a fun-filled evening along the banks of the beautiful Hudson River.

Barn Party

Take in a beautiful landscape, live music, and a family-style cookout at the historic Armstrong Farm at Long View Park. Celebrate the Harvest Moon with friends and neighbors and enjoy the fresh country air.

2023 Calendar of Events

April 15-22: Adopt a Highway Week

April 22: Earth Day Spring Clean-up

May 20: Trail Day

June 17: Taste of History

June 24: Trail Day

July 14: Wine & Cheese at Cornell Park (Tentative)

July 29: Trail Day

August 26: Trail Day

Month of September: Hudson River Ramble

September 16: Barn Event at Long View Park

October 12: A Day in the Life of the Hudson River – School Tour (Tentative)

November 15: 2023 Annual Membership Meeting

December 8: Caroling by the River at Cornell Park

December 13: Annual Holiday Party

Board Meetings: second Thursday of each month* starting at 6:30. Members welcome to attend.

*No board meetings in July,
August, November, and December.

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