Subscribe RSS Icon | What is RSS

March 30, 2017
Saturday, May 6th. The day is designed to encourage the community to come and enjoy the park through special events that highlight unique aspects of this National Park.

March 17, 2017
Roosevelt-Vanderbilt-Van Buren National Historic Sites Attracted More Than 663,000 Visits in 2016
The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site, The Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Martin Van Buren National Historic Site recorded more than 663,000 visitors in 2016, which coincided with the National Park Service’s Centennial year celebration.

February 01, 2017
National Park Service Fee Free Days in 2017
The National Park Service will be combining some of America’s great scenery and history with great savings.

August 19, 2016
Albany Capital District National Parks Invite Everyone to #FindYourPark for the Centennial
The national parks in upstate New York invite visitors of all ages to join in the celebration of the 100th birthday of the National Park Service. As parks reflect on the August 25, 1916 event that established “America’s Best Idea,” the National Park Service is encouraging everyone to #FindYourPark #EncuentraTuParque for the centennial.

July 22, 2016
National Park Service Entrance Gate Closures
Changes pertaining to motor vehicle access

February 04, 2016
Funding provided through the NPS Centennial Challenge Program
This week, the National Park Service announced $15 million in support of 69 projects in 63 parks, including $ 285,955 at the FDR Home to restore the Roosevelt Home Garden and $ 31,713 at Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill to rehabilitate the historic swimming pool.

September 01, 2015
Every Kid In A Park
New National Program Encourages Families and Classes to Visit National Parks.

August 24, 2015
Find Your Park and Celebrate the 99th Birthday of the National Park Service
Roosevelt and Vanderbilt sites Will Offer Free Admission and a Find Your Garden theme.

March 31, 2015
Join National Find Your Park Movement
The Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites are joining parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at

October 17, 2013
Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites Reopen to Visitors
The National Park Service employees who work at the Home of FDR, Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill and the Vanderbilt Mansion returned to work this morning, following the lapse in Congressional appropriations which kept the parks closed for 16-days.

April 30, 2012
Cottage Conversations
Eleanor Roosevelt accomplished so much in her lifetime that a one -hour tour of her Val-Kill home can only touch the surface. In order to let the public understand her better, the Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites are introducing “Cottage Conversations.”

February 02, 2012
NPS to Build Farm Lane Trailhead and New Intersection at Park Entrance
NPS to Build Farm Lane Trailhead and New Intersection at Park Entrance

July 20, 2011
Hyde Park Drive-in Parcel transferred to the National Park Service
Scenic Hudson has transferred ownership of the parcel containing the Hyde Park Drive-in to the Home of FDR National Historic Site.

Last updated: February 26, 2015

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538


(845) 229-9115

Contact Us