What to do in Taconic State Park - Rudd Pond

Taconic State Park is a beautiful wooded park located along the border of Massachusetts and Connecticut. Two developed areas are offered. The Rudd Pond Area of Taconic State Park features a campground for tents and RVs, a pleasant sandy swimming beach, fishing, boat launch and rentals, a picnic grove and a children's playground. The trail system is available to hikers, bikers and cross-country skiers. Ice skating is a popular wintertime recreation.

The Rudd Pond Area of Taconic State Park is a beautiful woodland park resting on the shores of a large pond. It features a campground for tents and RVs, a pleasant sandy swimming beach, fishing, boat launch and rentals, a picnic grove and a children's playground. The trail system is available to hikers, bikers and cross-country skiers. Ice skating is a popular wintertime recreation.

Recreation
The Rudd Pond Area of Taconic State Park offers a swimming beach, boat launch, boat rental, picnic grove, a children's playground, campground with showers, hiking and biking trails, fishing, deer hunting and ice skating. The park is open for day use year-round, weather and conditions permitting. Deer hunting is allowed in season. The camping season runs from mid-May to Labor Day.

Location
Taconic State Park - Rudd Pond is located along the Conneticut state line, 3 miles north of Millerton east of SR 22 along Road 62.

Climate
The Taconic State Park area has a varied climate with average January temperatures ranging from above 22 degrees down to 18 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit (22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 40 to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt.

Address
RR 2, Box 99
Millerton, NY 12546

Phone: 518-789-3059

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