Peak Season

Fall is our most popular time of the year. The information on this page is intended to help you manage your visit during this busy time. If we reach parking capacity, we may stop admitting new visitors for up to an hour at a time. Below you will find more information on how to avoid peak times and information on amenities in the area.

PEAK TIMES
Our peak visitation occurs between 11AM and 2PM, Saturdays and Sundays. Tips for avoiding peak times:

  • If your schedule allows, avoid the busiest days by visiting Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday.
  • If visiting on a weekend, arrive before 10AM or after 3PM.
  • If possible, use public transportation or ridesharing services to get to Storm King.

PLEASE RESPECT OUR NEIGHBORS AND DO NOT PARK ON ROADSIDES AND ATTEMPT TO WALK INTO STORM KING. VEHICLES PARKED ALONG ROADSIDES WILL BE TOWED.


OFFSITE OVERFLOW PARKING
Saturdays & Sundays, September 28 – November 10, from 10AM – 2PM. Pre-purchase is required. Reserve your spot >


BY BUS:
The Art Center offers a bus package with Coach USA that departs from New York City’s Port Authority.


BY TRAIN:
Metro-North Getaway Package
From Grand Central Terminal visitors can buy a train ticket to the Beacon Station that includes discounted Storm King Admission.

Storm King offers shuttle service round-trip from the Beacon Train Station on Saturdays, Sundays, and holiday Mondays. Pre-purchase is required. Book your seat >


If you arrive and Storm King has briefly stopped admission, explore the Town of Cornwall and the Village of Cornwall-on-Hudson. Directions and local amenities listed below.

DIRECTIONS TO THE TOWN OF CORNWALL
1st Left – (Pleasant Hill Rd) for 1.6 miles
2nd Left – (Juenger Rd) for 60 ft
3rd Left – (Rt. 32) for 1.9 miles
1st Right – (Quaker Rd) for 1 mile

RESTAURANTS*

2 Alices Coffee Lounge 2 Alices Coffee Lounge
2.8 miles away $$$
311 Hudson Street
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12518
Storm King Tavern Storm King Tavern & Golf Course
3 miles away $$$
18 Ridge Road
Cornwall, NY 12518
Prima Pizza Storefront Prima Pizza
2.3 miles away $$$
252 Main Street
Cornwall, NY 12518

*Storm King Members receive a discount at these locations as part of our Member Discount Program.
Learn more at STORMKING.ORG/support/membership.

ATTRACTIONS

Jones Farm Jones Farm
2.1 miles away
190 Angola Road
Cornwall, NY 12518
Hudson Highlands Nature Museum Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
2.7 miles away
25 Boulevard
Cornwall, NY 12518
National Purple Heart National Purple Heart Hall of Honor
2.3 miles away
374 Temple Hill Road
New Windsor, NY 12553

HIKES

Schunemunk Mountain Schunemunk Mountain
2.3 miles away
Trailhead:
17 Taylor Road
New Windsor, NY 12553
Black Rock Forest Preserve Black Rock Forest Preserve
4 miles away
Trailhead:
62 Mine Hill Road
Cornwall, NY 12518
Storm King Mountain Storm King Mountain
4.8 miles away
Trailhead:
185 Mountain Road
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
For more information on local amenities and events, visit these sites: