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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Spring is here, now bring on the striped bass fishing!

Spring is here, now bring on the striped bass fishing!

Park Manager Joe Scandurra holds a Striped Bass caught by a park patron on a beautiful day in May.  The park is one of the best places to access the Hudson River for fishing.  Hundreds of years ago Native Americans used nets and fish traps to catch these fish. Today...

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A Look Back In Time

A Look Back In Time

Hundreds of years ago, areas now within Schodack Island State Park were home to the Mohican people.  Artist Len Tantillo has generously given us permission to post two of his paintings that help bring that period to life. The first, featured above and titled "The...

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Parks & Trails NY Supports Friends of Schodack Island

Parks & Trails NY Supports Friends of Schodack Island

With the launch of we'd like to thank Parks & Trails NY for providing our organization with a grant to support the design, development, and general maintenance of this website. Their $1,000 grant helps our organization further...

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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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