GREEN CHIMNEYS SCHOOL/HILLSIDE OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER

Putnam Lake Road, Patterson, Putnam County


This is a canoe and boat access area. It is situated on Putnam Lake Road, across from the Green Chimneys School in Patterson. (Open to public with prior permission. Canoes can be rented by calling ahead.)

Marty Newall, Director

Hillside Outdoor Education Center

Gage Road

Brewster, NY 10509

914 279-2995 ext 315 or 316


Directions:

From Route 22, turn east at Putnam Lake Road traffic light and proceed 2 miles. At the Green Chimneys sign, turn left into parking lot.


There is easy access to a small sandy beach area for canoe launching and takeout.

There is also a footbridge over the river. It heads through wetlands and fields. Trails also proceed alongside the river providing access for fishing from river banks.

Source: The Nature Conservancy 1996