There is so much to do and see in Orange County NY!

Located just 40 miles from Manhattan, Orange County is one of the most attractive areas in the New York metropolitan area. Affordable housing, excellent school systems, a low crime rate, outstanding road, rail and air transportation, lack of congestion, and a wide range of recreational activities offer unique advantages for business and for living.

Basic Information

Our Towns
Our School Districts
Our Libraries
Our Towns

Orange County is home to 3 cities, 20 towns, and 19 villages

Cities
Middletown, Newburgh, Port Jervis

Towns
Blooming Grove, Chester, Cornwall, Crawford, Deerpark, Goshen, Greenville, Hamptonburgh, Highlands, Minisink, Monroe, Montgomery, Mount Hope, New Windsor, Newburgh, Tuxedo, Wallkill, Warwick, Wawayanda, Woodbury

Villages
Chester, Cornwall on Hudson, Florida, Goshen, Greenwood Lake, Harriman, Highland Falls, Kiryas Joel, Maybrook, Monroe, Montgomery, Otisville, South Blooming Grove, Tuxedo Park, Unionville, Walden, Warwick, Washingtonville, Woodbury

Transportation

Commuter Bus Services
Local Bus Services
Trains
Ferry
Commuter Bus Services

Coach USA/Shortline
(800) 631-8405
Bus service to/from New York City to Upstate NY points, colleges, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan, Bergen and Pike Counties, day tours to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and more.
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Monsey Trails
(845) 510-5100 or (718) 972-5578
Email: dispatch@monseytrails.com
Bus service from Monsey and New Square to Brooklyn and Manhattan.
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NJ Transit Bus
(973) 275-5555
Connecting service within New Jersey.
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Local Bus Services

The Main Line
800-631-8405
Under contract with New York State Department of Transportation and Orange County, Coach USA/ ShortLine operates “the Main Line” bus service, which harks back to the former Erie Railroad line, which served the villages along NYS Route 17. This service, which operates between Middletown and Harriman, is available seven days a week.
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Middletown Transit Corporation
845-343-4702
A local bus service (fixed route) in Middletown since 1935, Middletown Transit operates four routes, which connect at a central hub in downtown Middletown off of Railroad Avenue. Service now extends beyond the city limits east into the Town of Wallkill to the shopping-retail areas along Route 211.

Newburgh Beacon Bus Corporation
845-565-7900
Operating since 1934, this service offers two local routes in the City of Newburgh that extend into the Towns of Newburgh and New Windsor. Some of the areas outside of the City of Newburgh served are the Newburgh Mall and Wal-Mart on Route 300, the Price Chopper on Route 32, and Vail’s Gate shopping areas. The Broadway corridor, which is the common spine for both routes, is provided with hourly service. The Newburgh Beacon Bus Corporation also operates the Newburgh Beacon Stewart Airport Shuttle which connects Stewart International Airport with downtown Newburgh and the Metro-North Railroad Beacon Station on the east side of the Hudson River. Beacon Station is on Metro-North’s Hudson Line, which provides hourly service to and from Grand Central Terminal in midtown Manhattan.
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VILLAGE OF KIRYAS JOEL
845-783-8300
Four different local bus routes are available in the Village of Kiryas Joel and to destinations in Monroe and Woodbury. The Village of Kiryas Joel provides this service using seven buses and is the busiest local fixed route operator in the County.

Trains

Metro-North
Runs East of Hudson.Orange County is served by MTA Metro-North Railroad’s Port Jervis Line through a service contract with New Jersey Transit (NJT) and by the Metro-North Hudson Line on the east side of the river.
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The Port Jervis Line
Service currently runs from seven stations in Orange County to Hoboken and the Secaucus Transfer Station (as well as other rail station stops in New Jersey). From the new station in Secaucus, passengers may connect with other New Jersey Transit service to NY Penn Station in midtown Manhattan (or to other NJT services, including a connection for Amtrak service at Newark Penn Station). Port Jervis Line passengers may also connect with the Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) service or NY Waterway ferry service in Hoboken for access to lower Manhattan.
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Ferry

Newburgh-Beacon Ferry
(800-638-7646)
Ferry service between Newburgh and Beacon resumed in 2005, forty-two years after it stopped as a result of the opening of the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. It is operated by NY Waterway under contract with Metro-North, using funds from NYSDOT. In 2007 the ferry service averaged 330 riders a day. Free parking is available in Newburgh for ferry commuters.
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Parks

Algonquin Park
Blackburne Park
Brick House Museum
Cronomer Hill Park
D&H Canal Park
Farmer's Museum
Glenmere Park
Gonzaga Park
Heritage Trail
Hickory Hill Golf Course
Hill Hold Museum
Kowawese Unique Area at Plum Point
Neversink Valley Museum
Thomas Bull Memorial Park
Orange County Arboretum
Stony Ford Golf Course
Warwick County Park
Winding Hills Park
Algonquin Park

Algonquin Park, in a historic setting that features powder mill buildings and remains from the Civil War era. This park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Amenities: Multi-Purpose Ball Field, Playground, Nature Trails, Pond Area, Fishing, Picnic Shelter, Comfort Station, Benches, Picnic Tables, Grills and Parking.
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Blackburne Park

State Route 416, Hamptonburgh, Next to Thomas Bull Memorial Park
Main Office: (845)615-3830
A 67 acre parcel featuring many structures once used when the site operated as a farm
Information: The future site of an “equine park”, as well as other facilities. The County will work with the Friends of the Orange County Horse and Farm Center to make this park a reality.
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Brick House Museum

850 Route 17K,Montgomery, NY
Office: (845) 615-3830
Museum Phone: (845) 457-4921
Brick House was built in 1768. This Museum is one of the great family homesteads of the Hudson Valley and was home to seven generations of the Hill family.
Amenities: Brick House Museum, Orange County Farmers Museum and Parking.
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Cronomer Hill Park

Off Gardnertown and Powder Mill Road, Town of Newburgh, NY
Administrative Office & Soccer Field Rental: (845) 615-3830
Field Reservations: Town of Newburgh Recreation Dept. (845) 564-7815
This park features both passive and active recreation areas. The lower portion of Cronomer Hill Park features several multi-purpose ball fields and tennis courts, while the upper portion of the park features an observation tower that provides a magnificent panoramic view of the surrounding area.
Amenities: Lighted Multi-Purpose Fields, Soccer Field, Lighted Tennis Courts, Playgrounds, 30’ Observation Tower, Picnic Shelter, Comfort Stations, Benches, Picnic Tables, Grills, Trails and Parking.
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D&H Canal Park

58 Hoag Road, Cuddebackville, NY (Off Route 209)
Administrative Office & Reservations: (845) 615-3830
D&H Canal Park and Visitors Center: (845) 754-7000
Neversink Valley Museum: (845) 754-8870
A National Historic Landmark which features sDH-Pathcenic trails along the D&H Canal towpath, picnicking areas and historic canal sites.
Amenities: Fishing, Picnic Shelter, Picnic Tables, Benches, Playground, Trails, Visitors Center, Neversink Valley Museum and Parking.
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Farmer's Museum

850 Route 17K, Montgomery, NY
Phone: 845-457-2959
A not-for profit organization dedicated to preserving the heritage and history of Orange County farming and farming equipment. Vintage farm equipment and memorabilia, blacksmith shop, sawmill, herb garden and visitors center. Open Saturday and Sundays seasonally from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission.
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Glenmere Park

Chester, on the northern shore of Glenmere Lake
Main Office: (845) 615-3830
Character: A 10-acre open space parcel bordering Glenmere Lake.
Information: The County plans to develop this site to provide waterfront recreation opportunities for a wide range of passive and active uses.
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Gonzaga Park

The parcel contains parts of the Towns of Blooming Grove, Monroe and Woodbury
Main Office (845)615-3830
A 216 acre parcel of varying topography, including steep slopes and rock formations, as well as open areas and interesting buildings. This site contains a large athletic field, used primarily for Gaelic Football and other field sports, as well as picnicking and other passive uses. The property also provides access to the Long Path, a hiking trail operated and maintained by the New York/New Jersey Trail Conference (www.nynjtc.org).
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The park is open from April through mid-November.

Heritage Trail

11.5 Mile Linear Trail from Goshen to Monroe
Access Points/Parking – Chester Depot Museum, Village of Chester; St. James Place, Village of Goshen: Park and Ride Lot B, Village of Monroe.
Administrative Office: (845) 615-3830
The first multi-use asphalt trail developed in the parks system. This trail offers attractive scenic vistas and access from the Village of Goshen to the Village of Monroe for walking, biking and roller blading.
Amenities: Trail, Benches and Parking
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Hickory Hill Golf Course

156 Route 17A, Warwick, NY 10990
Front Desk: (845) 988-9501
Pro Shop: (845) 987-1955
Services & Amenities: Internet Tee Time Reservations, Driving Range, Practice Green, Pro Shop, Lessons, Club repair, Golf attire, clubs and accessories, Club Membership with MGA Handicap, Weeknight Leagues, Golf Outing Packages, Restaurant / Concession – daily and banquet food/beverage menus available, Catered Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms with Showers.
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Hill Hold Museum

128 Route 416,Campbell Hall, NY
Administrative Office:(845) 615-3830
Museum Phone: (845) 291-2404
This stone farmhouse was built in 1769. This Museum reflects the life of the Bull-Jackson family spanning over 200 years.
Amenities: Museum with Circa 1830 Furnishings, One Room School House, Farm Animal Exhibits, Historic 1870 Barn, Goosetown Gift Shop, Benches and Parking.
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Kowawese Unique Area at Plum Point

Route 9W, New Windsor, NY
Administrative Office: (845) 615-3830
Located on the banks of the Hudson River, this site boasts magnificent vistas of the Hudson gorge and a 2,000 foot sandy river front.
Amenities: Beach, Fishing, Boating (car-top boats only), Benches, Picnic Tables, Grills, Parking and Interpretive Center (available for rentals.)
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Neversink Valley Museum

26 Hoag Road, Cuddebackville, NY 12729
Phone: (845) 754-8870
The Neversink Valley Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and documenting the history of the people and industries associated with the Neversink area during the 19th and early 20th centuries. The site, comprised of canal-era buildings, has been designated a National Historic Landmark and is located along the banks of the Neversink River within Orange County’s D&H Canal Park.
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Thomas Bull Memorial Park

211 State Route 416, Montgomery, NY 12549
Administrative Office: (845) 615-3830
Stony Ford Golf Course: (845) 457-4949
The second largest developed facility of the county parks system, featuring year-round activities for all ages. From toddlers to senior citizens, this facility will meet both your active and passive recreation interests.
Amenities: Thomas Bull Park – Ski Lodge18 Hole Golf Course, Driving Range, Banquet Facility, Pro Shop, Tennis Courts, Boat House, Ball Fields, Horse Riding Area/Stables, 5-Acre Pond, Fishing, Winter Sports Area, Picnic Shelters, Picnic Tables, Benches, Exercise Area, Arboretum, Playgrounds, Volleyball Courts, Horseshoe Pits, Hill-Hold Historic Museum, Comfort Stations and Parking.
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Orange County Arboretum

Grove St. entrance to Thomas Bull Memorial Park
Route 416, Montgomery, NY 12549
Administrative Office: (845) 615-3830
The Arboretum is located in the County’s Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Hamptonburgh and is most easily accessed from the Grove St. park entrance off of State Route 416. There is a motion activmotion-activateder the site in a vehicle, as well as a latched pedestrian entrance. The gardens are open to the public free of charge from dawn to dusk year round. The 35-acre facility is a natural site for the organized display of trees, shrubs and plants. Additionally, there are magnificent raised gardens and cascading water features. The Arboretum’s many pathways connecting the gardens and the numerous teak benches throughout make this facility an ideal spot to take a walk or just sit and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the setting.
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Stony Ford Golf Course

Route 416, Hamptonburgh, NY
Front Desk: (845) 457-4949
Pro Shop: (845) 457-9993
Services & Amenities: Internet Tee Time Reservations, Driving Range, Practice Green, Pro Shop, Lessons, Club repair, Golf attire, Clubs and Accessories, Club Membership with MGA Handicap, Weeknight Leagues
Golf Outing Packages, Restaurant / Concession – daily and banquet food/beverage menus available, Catered Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms with Showers.
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Warwick County Park

156 Route 17A, Warwick, NY
Administrative Office: (845) 615-3830
Warwick County Park is the largest park in the Park System. This park offers active and passive recreation opportunities with breath-taking views of the Shawangunk Mountains and the landscapes and valleys of the Town of Warwick.
Amenities: 18 Hole Golf Course, Banquet Facility, Pro Shop, Driving Range, Nature Trails, Ball field, Picnic Shelter, Picnic Tables, Benches, Playground, Comfort Stations and Parking.
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Winding Hills Park

1847 State Route 17K, Montgomery, NY 12549
Administrative Office: (845) 615-3830
Ranger Station: (845) 457-4918
A picturesque landscape with many amenities for anyone that enjoys what nature and the outdoors have to offer.
Amenities: 51 Camp Sites, Ranger Station, 40-acre Diamond Lake, 4-Acre Pond, Fishing, Boat House, Boating, Playgrounds, Horseshoe Pits, Volleyball Court, Picnic Shelter, Comfort Stations, Benches, Picnic Tables, Nature Trails, Grills, Ice Skating, Ice Fishing, Snowmobile Trails and Parking.
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