The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area does not own or operate any of the sites listed below. They are owned and managed by the organizations listed in the site descriptions. Please call ahead for special accommodation needs or with any questions about their sites.
The Copake Iron Works historic site, located in a pristine natural setting in Taconic State Park, showcases a 19th century, 40-foot high stone blast furnace, a museum of iron-making artifacts, and extensive interpretive signage recounting the history of iron-making in the area.
Located in the c. 1870s Quackenbush Pumping Station, the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center provides access to info on Albany's history and tourism resources 7 days a week for visitors to the City of Albany; the on-site Henry Hudson Planetarium also offers monthly programming.
Val-Kill, the first National Historic Site devoted to a First Lady, was the home of Eleanor Roosevelt.