Christopher Ruthven
Deputy Commissioner of Parks
Putnam County Parks
201 Gipsy Trail Road
Carmel, New York 10512
Telephone: (845) 808-1994

Hours: Monday through Friday
10:00am – 3:30pm
(10:00am – 7:30pm Memorial Day to Labor Day)

The Putnam County Parks Department office is located at Putnam County Veteran’s Memorial Park.

Directions to Putnam County Veteran’s Memorial Park:
From the Taconic Parkway:

  • take exit Carmel / Cold Spring and follow Route 301 East for 10 miles
  • turn left onto Gipsy Trail Road (last left turn before causeway across reservoir)
  • follow Gipsy Trail Rd. for 1 mi. and turn left into Park

From I-84:

  • take exit 19 Carmel and turn right onto Route 312
  • follow Route 312 to the end, turn right onto Route 6 towards Carmel and follow it for about 2.5 miles
  • at the intersection with Route 52 turn right and follow 52 for 0.25 miles (next traffic light)
  • turn left onto Route 301 and follow it for about 1 mi.
  • after crossing the reservoir causeway turn immediately right onto Gipsy Trail Road
  • follow Gipsy Trail Rd. for 1 mi. and turn left into Park