Kids & Youth

Every Kid In A Park
Fourth graders nationwide can visit the new Every Kid in a Park website to obtain a pass that provides free access to students and their families to all federally managed lands and waters – including national parks, forests, wildlife refuges and marine sanctuaries. The pass is valid for the 2015-2016 school year and grants free entry for fourth graders and three accompanying adults (or an entire car for drive-in parks) at more than 2,000 federally-managed sites.
Hudson Valley Writers Project

Young Writers Programs

The National Park Service in partnership with the Hudson Valley Writing Project offers unique summer experiences for students each year. For more information about the Hudson Valley Writing Project please visit their website. For more information on past student projects please visit Courageous Writers: Hyde Park.
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The World Heritage in the United States Junior Ranger Program

Explore your National Parks.

(The Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site does not currently have a Junior Ranger program)


Webrangers - This is the National Park Service's on-line Junior Ranger program for kids of all ages. If you love your National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites, this site is for you.

National Park Foundation

Electronic Field Trip - Gives students the opportunity to learn about a particular topic through National Parks they may never get a chance to visit.


Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538


(845) 229-9115

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