Hyde Park may be a small town, but there is so much to do during a visit to the homes of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. With three national parks and the nation's first presidential library and museum, it will take more than a single day to see everything. To help you have a great experience, we offer the resources on this page. A little trip planning can ensure that your only surprises are happy ones.
Tickets & Tours
How to obtain your free ticket and everything else you need to know about touring Val-Kill Cottage.
Motor Coach Reservations
Visit Recreation.gov for information on fees, and reservations for commercial tour operators.
If you are planning a visit for your school, see our important information on academic fee waivers and reservations.
Directions and transportation services.
Orient yourself before you arrive with our online version of the park map.
Our assessment ratings for outdoor areas and buildings will help you plan your visit to Val-Kill
We Have an App for That!
Our free NPS App offers interactive maps, self-guided activities, and much more to enhance your visit.
Last updated: May 31, 2023