The Appalachian Trail extends for 2175 miles through fourteen states.
This site contains information about the hiking trail, the scenic trail, news, and more.
Basic Sailing Knots
Since rope is a vital part of a boat's equipment, a good sailor should be familiar with how to handle rope and how to tie a few basic knots.
Bear Mountain State Park
Bear Mountain State Park is in Bear Mountain, N.Y. The Park is ideal for both serious hikers and those out for a scenic stroll. This site provide background information and helpful tips for planning a visit.
Clearwater conducts environmental education, advocacy programs and celebrations as well as maintains the historic sloop. Learn about both the Clearwater sloop and the Clearwater organization at this site.
The Cloisters is the branch of the Metropolitan Museum devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. It overlooks the Hudson River in northern Manhattan's Fort Tryon Park.
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
This is the only National Historic Site dedicated to a first lady. Val-Kill (the name of Eleanor's home) welcomes visitors in the style of Mrs. Roosevelt.
Environmental Protection Agency Student Center
The EPA Student Center provides environmental projects, activities, career information, and more.
Environmental Protection Agency: Visit an Estuary
Use this page to take a "virtual tour" and explore some of our country's most fascinating estuaries. You'll find out what makes these places so special and meet some of the plants and animals that live there. You'll also learn about some of the challenges the estuaries are facing along with how the local communities are working to protect them for the future.
Hudson River Estuary Slideshow
Few places on earth reward travelers and residents like the Hudson River Valley.
Take a journey down the length of this great river and see its wonders for yourself.
The Hudson River Foundation
The Hudson River Foundation (HRF) seeks to make science integral to decision-making with regard to the Hudson River and its watershed and to support competent stewardship of this extraordinary resource.
Hudson River Maritime Museum
The Hudson River Maritime Museum is the only museum in New York State exclusively preserving the maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries, and the industries dependent on the river. Visit this site to learn about the Museum's exhibits and programs for schools.
Hudson River Museum
The Hudson River Maritime Museum is the only museum in New York State exclusively preserving the maritime history of the Hudson River, its tributaries, and the industries that developed around it.
Hudson River Snapshot Day
Hudson River Snapshot Day is designed to celebrate the Hudson River Estuary and educate participants on the uniqueness of ther estuary as part of the annual recognition of "National Estuaries Week".
The Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections.
Lyndhurst is one of America's finest Gothic Revival mansions and a remarkable example of the Hudson River's grand and historic estates. Lyndhurst has always been a place to escape the city and to enjoy the spectacular beauty of the Hudson River and the peaceful surroundings of the country.
New York New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program
The Harbor Estuary Program is a National Estuary Program authorized in 1987 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The program is a multi-year effort to develop and implement a plan to protect, conserve, and restore the Hudson River estuary.
New York Public Library | A Hudson River Portfolio
This selection of original and rare resources aims to provide students, scholars, and general audiences with a representative range of nineteenth-century materials for the art and culture of the Hudson River and its region.
New York Tides
This online tool provides tidal information for the bodies of water in New York.
Ocean Link: All About the Ocean | Tides
Using clear language and images, this site answers the question: "What causes tides to change in the ocean?"
Discover water hot-spots around the world, investigate terrific new water technology, learn about cool careers, and more!
Roosevelt National Historic Site
Springwood is the name of Roosevelt's estate along the Hudson River. The first US Presidential Library was started by FDR here. Visit the Home of FDR and Presidential Library & Museum to learn about the only President elected to four terms.
Shanties & Sea Songs
This site is a place to find lyrics to traditional maritime songs, particularly sea shanties.
South Street Seaport Museum
When you visit the South Street Seaport Museum, the exhibits in the galleries and on the historic ships are just the beginning of a fantastic voyage back in time. The museum is located on the site of what was once this country's leading port and is now a twelve-square-block historic district in lower Manhattan. South Street provides visitors with an unforgettable glimpse into a past where 18th- and 19th-century buildings line stone-paved streets; sea-laden breezes waft off the river.
Statue of Liberty & Ellis Island
The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation is dedicated to restoration, preservation, and education at America's two greatest monuments to freedom and opportunity.
Vanderbilt National Historic Site
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, in terms of architecture, interiors, mechanical systems, road systems and landscape, is a remarkably complete example of a gilded-age country place, illustrating the political, economic, social, cultural, and demographic changes that occurred as America industrialized in the years after the Civil War.
From April 1782 to August 1783, General George Washington, commander in chief of the Continental Army, made his military headquarters and residence at the Hasbrouck family's fieldstone farmhouse in Newburgh, NY.
Wave Hill, located in the Bronx, is dedicated to exploring the interaction between human beings and the natural environment. Wave Hill maintains award-winning gardens and greenhouses; manages an urban woodland; provides environmental education for City children, teachers, and over 110,000 visitors annually; offers arts activities for children that strengthen environmental awareness; and presents exhibitions, concerts, lectures and workshops that examine the aesthetic response to nature.
Since its founding two centuries ago, the Military Academy has accomplished its mission by developing cadets in four critical areas: intellectual, physical, military, and moral-ethical - a four-year process called the "West Point Experience." West Point is popular to tourists and students alike.