Visit the Hudson River Reserve

Our Reserve sites are open every day, year-round, dawn to dusk. Come ready to explore!

NEW: The New York State Birding Trail now includes Norrie Point, Tivoli Bays, Iona Island, and Piermont Marsh. Click here to learn more.

Check your tides before visiting.

norrie point

The Norrie Point Environmental Center is the Reserve headquarters, housing our research lab and offering interpretive exhibits, classroom space, and educational programs to the public. We offer limited dorm space for visiting researchers. Learn more

Norrie Point Environmental Center
Building closed until further notice.

Normal Hours M-F 8:30AM-4:30PM

Open on weekends for select education programs.

Stockport Flats

Stockport Flats in Columbia County offers hiking along freshwater wetlands to the historic ruins of the Scott ice house at Nutten Hook, and boat access to the Hudson River Islands State Park.

Tivoli Bays

Protecting two miles of shore in Dutchess County, Tivoli Bays allows for extensive hiking and recreation through incredible wetlands which support a rich ecosystem of fish, wildlife, and plant species.

Iona Island

Paddle the waters around this 556-acre bedrock island nestled in the the mountains of Rockland County, bordered by meadows, marshes, shallows, and mudflats.

Piermont Marsh

This thousand-acre site in Rockland County protects two miles of shore, brackish tidal marsh, and shallows. Fish, crab, or watch birds off the mile-long Piermont Pier, or explore the trails in the Tallman Mountain State Park.

allowed uses by site

These uses may have seasonal or other restrictions, or in some cases, require a permit. Please contact us for more information.

Norrie PointStockport FlatsTivoli BaysIona IslandPiermont Marsh
Accessible Amenities
Boat Launch
Hand Launch
Birding & Wildlife
Hunting & Trapping