Every Kid Outdoors Welcomes 4th Graders
Through August 31, 2020, All Federal land and waters.
The Every Kid Outdoors 4th Grade Pass is free for U.S. 4th grade students or home-schooled students age 10 who exchange an Every Kid Outdoors paper voucher for the plastic pass at participating agency sites. The pass or voucher covers entrance fees and standard amenity day use fees at participating agency sites. This pass is valid for 12 months beginning in September of the year that the student begins 4th grade through August 31st of the next year. The expiration year is imprinted on the back of the pass. 4th grade students must present a valid voucher (paper pass) printed from the Every Kid Outdoors website to be exchanged for the pass.
Public Transportation to the Home of FDR
Dutchess Transit will provide service from the Poughkeepsie train station only to the Home of FDR site, Mondays through Saturdays 8:00 am-8:00 pm every hour. Cost $1.75 per trip. This bus does not run on Sundays or Holidays.
Roosevelt-Vanderbilt Christmas 2019.
Each of our historic homes will be decorated for the holiday season and open for tours:
Vanderbilt Mansion is open daily for tours at 10:00, 12:00, 2:00, and 3:00 and will be decorated starting November 29th
The Home of FDR is open daily for tours 9:30, 11:00, 1:00 and 3:00 and will be decorated starting December 2nd
Val-Kill is open Thursday through Monday for tours at 1:00 and 3:00 and will be decorated starting December 7th.
The park will offer a fee free day with self-guided tours at Vanderbilt Mansion on Sunday December 8th from 9:00 to 4:00
The park will offer a fee free day with self-guided tours at the Home of FDR on Saturday December 14th from 9:00 to 4:00 and at Val-Kill from 1:00 to 4:00.
Garden Help is Always Needed!
Cannot commit on a regular basis, but have a day here or there to help out?
Beatrix Farrand Garden More information here.
Frederick W. Vanderbilt Gardens More information here.
Roosevelt Home Garden More information here