• National Heritage Area

    Hudson River Valley

    National Heritage Area New York

Inspiring Landscapes

Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area stretches from New York City to Albany. The area resources exhibit the roles of freedom and dignity in the valley's history, and the historical and contemporary role of commerce. Revolutionary War stories, famous residences, scenic parks and gardens, and landscape interpretations all contribute to the Hudson Valley's beauty and wealth of resources.

Did You Know?

Albany 300th Anniversary Logo

In 1986, Albany celebrated the 300th anniversary of its charter as a city. One of the more unusual events featured a ski mountain in downtown Albany. State Street was covered in snow to allow both residents and visitors to ski through Albany’ s downtown corridor in a “winter wonderland.”