• Mist rises over fields on Martin Van Buren's farm Lindenwald as the Catkill Mountains loom in the distance.

    Martin Van Buren

    National Historic Site New York

Plan Your Visit

campfire program

Visitors enjoy a campfire talk in the north field at Martin Van Buren NHS.

National Park Service

The visitor season runs from mid-May to the end of October at Martin Van Buren NHS. Plan on spending at least and hour-and-a-half. A visit to to President Van Buren's home is a must, but all sorts of opportunities are available. Events, trails and activities such as campfire programs are offered throughout the visitor season. Contact us to find out what's up!

Did You Know?

Silvester signature

That widower Martin Van Buren proposed marriage to the daughter of his former law mentor shortly after he took up residence at Lindenwald, but that Margaret Sylvester turned him down!