• Stone Cottage at Val-Kill

    Eleanor Roosevelt

    National Historic Site New York

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Eleanor's Walk Trail

Eleanor’s Walk - Podcast Trail Tour

Get to know Eleanor Roosevelt –wife, mother, and grandmother; Hyde Park neighbor, social activist, and “First Lady of the World” – as you hike the paths she walked daily for recreation and quiet contemplation. See the historic buildings that hosted family gatherings as well as powerful dialog among national leaders. Explore the woodland trails that inspired many of Eleanor’s famous “My Day” columns.

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Pond Bridge

Val-Kill

Where Eleanor Walked

Old Beaver Dam

The Ponds Wildlife

A WalkThroughTime

Climb to Top Cottage

Did You Know?

Mrs. Roosevelt's Val-Kill

Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill was once the Roosevelt family retreat. The main building at Val-Kill was originally a furniture factory. Val-Kill is Dutch, for valley stream.