Directions & Transportation

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (Val-Kill) is located in the town of Hyde Park, NY, approximately 5 miles north of Poughkeepsie along Route 9G, midway between New York City and Albany, about a 1.5 hour drive from either direction. Located on the east bank of the Hudson River, the park is easily reached by either the Taconic State Parkway or Route 9, and the New York State Thruway west of the Hudson River.


Travel to Hyde Park

  • By Car — Hyde Park is easily reached by the Taconic State Parkway and the New York State Thruway from points north and south. The park entrance is located on Route 9G at 54 Valkill Park Road. Detailed directions are on our Driving Directions page.
  • By Train — Amtrak and Metro North Rail Railroad make stops at the Poughkeepsie station. Taxi service is available at the station.
  • By Air — Air travel to Albany International Airport or Stewart International Airport are the most convenient airports servicing the area.
  • By Bus — Bus service is limited. Dutchess County Public Transit operates a Poughkeepsie to Tivoli Route (C Route) with limited schedule.

Last updated: August 16, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538


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