It is the mission of the Putnam County Parks Division to provide safe, passive recreational opportunities to the residents of Putnam County while preserving open space, protecting environmentally sensitive areas, and promoting smart stewardship of County owned lands.

It is the goal of the Parks Division to offer a wide selection of passive recreational opportunities as a means to improve the quality of life for all county residents.


BEACH CLOSING LIST – No Swimming Due to Blue-Green Algae Bloom at Local Putnam County Beaches

List Revised as of 8/16/2018  9:00 AM

  • Beach Name: Lake Casse, Lake Name: Lake Casse, Town: Carmel 
  • Beach Name: Singers, Lake Name: Lake Peekskill, Town: Putnam Valley 
  • Beach Name: North Beach, Lake Name: Lake Peekskill, Town: Putnam Valley

A blue-green algae bloom that can make you sick is in the beach area.
Keep people and animals out of the water Don’t drink the water Rinse with clean water if exposed.

Consider medical attention if you have symptoms such as nausea, vomiting or diarrhea; skin, eye or throat irritation, allergic reactions or breathing difficulties