Every Kid in a Park Welcomes 4th Graders
Through August 31, 2019, all National Parks
National Parks and some other federally managed sites in the Hudson Valley invite all fourth graders to visit free as part of the Every Kid in a Park program. Students may go to any NPS site or to www.everykidinapark.gov, complete an activity, and obtain a pass good through August 31, 2019.
Shuttle Bus Service- May - October
NPS bus will provide round trip service from the Poughkeepsie train station to the Home of FDR site, Eleanor's Val-Kill, FDR's Top Cottage and Vanderbilt Mansion on Sundays and Holidays once a day. Cost Free. See shuttle schedule here.
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.
*The Roosevelt Ride Shuttle will not operate on Monday and Tuesday beginning on 5/21 (including any Monday Holidays) until further notice*
Solar System Astronomy at Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites
Saturday, September 22, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm, Henry A. Wallace Visitor and Education Center
Join Roosevelt-Vanderbilt NHS with a Park Ranger and local Astronomer David Lindemann to explore our Solar System's two largest planets: Gas Giants Jupiter with its colorful bands, and Saturn with its amazing rings." View an almost full moon through one of our telescopes and discover some of its many crater's. With a nearly full moon the features and shadows will be more prominent than when the moon is full. Reserve your spot and FREE ticket here.