Saturday May 4, 2019 is “I Love My Park Day”

Once again I Love My Park Day will be held on the first Saturday in May. Past ILMPDs have been very successful and a whole lot of fun. Projects completed have included staining new bird blinds, preparing flower beds and planting flowers, cleaning up the river...

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Take a Hike to Schodack Island’s Ice House Chimney

Looking for a nice five mile round trip hike?  One that includes evidence of the ice industry on Schodack Island that once provided hundreds of jobs to area residents? Then take a hike to the ice house chimney to the last evidence of  a vanished industry that thrived...

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New Campground at Schodack Island is Open!

  New York State's newest campground opened on April 15th at Schodack Island State Park.  The campground has a total of 66 campsites.  Sites 1 to 43 offer 50 amp electric service.  Sites 44 to 66 are non-electric campsites.  For more information, go to the Schodack...

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I Love My Park Day 2015 a Big Success!

"I Love My Park Day," which took place on Saturday May 2nd at Schodack Island State Park was a great success. The statewide event, coordinated by Parks and Trails New York, organizes volunteers for projects at parks across New York on the first Saturday of May each...

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In 2010, with Schodack Island State Park facing closure due to state budget cuts, a group of park users came together to support the park. After our efforts to save the park were successful, we looked for other ways to help.  Our mission is to support the park by working with park staff to provide volunteers, develop programs and events, and to provide funds for park needs.

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Top 10 reasons to become a member of the Friends of Schodack Island:

Reason 10

Its a chance to support Schodack Island State Park in a special way.

Reason 9

The whole family can volunteer and work on programs and projects.

Reason 8

You can share your knowledge and expertise in a meaningful way.

Reason 7

You can bring the concerns of park users to the attention of park staff.

Reason 6

You can share your skills with others who need your help.

Reason 5

Its a fun way to meet people who share your interests.

Reason 4

You can contibute to meaningful projects that make a difference for park users.

Reason 3

You can develop new skills and abilties.

Reason 2

You can learn more about the park’s natural and human history.

Reason 1

You will have the satisfaction of helping to protect and preserve a special place!

Join the Friends

This is an invitation to join an organization committed to supporting Schodack Island State Park.

Individual – $20
Student – $10
Senior (62+) – $10
Family – $35

Supporter – $40
Corporate – $100
Benefactor – $200

Membership dues may be included as a tax deductable contribution on your Federal tax return if you itemize.

If you’d rather, please send a check, along with your name, address, email address, and phone number to:

Friends of Schodack Island State Park, Inc.
1 Schodack Way P.O. Box 7
Schodack Landing, NY 12156

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