Highland Lakes State Park

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Highland Lakes State Park
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Highland Lakes State Park, August 2017
Highland Lakes State Park is located in New York
Highland Lakes State Park
Location of Highland Lakes State Park within New York State
TypeState park
Location55-223 Tamms Road
Middletown, New York[1]
Nearest cityMiddletown, New York
Coordinates41°30′35″N 74°19′25″W / 41.5096°N 74.3236°W / 41.5096; -74.3236Coordinates: 41°30′35″N 74°19′25″W / 41.5096°N 74.3236°W / 41.5096; -74.3236
Area3,115 acres (12.61 km2)[2]
Created1964 (1964)[2]
Operated by
Visitors4,451 (in 2014)[3]
OpenAll year
WebsiteHighland Lakes State Park

Highland Lakes State Park is a 3,115-acre (12.61 km2) undeveloped state park in the Town of Wallkill in Orange County, New York, United States. The park is located east of the city of Middletown on Route 211. It is the largest undeveloped park managed by the Palisades Interstate Park Commission.[2]

Park description[edit]

Highland Lakes State Park is a largely undeveloped park, and primarily offers opportunities for passive recreation including hiking, fishing, horseback riding and model airplane flying.[2][4] Although a series of informal trails and woodland roads exist within the park, no trails are officially maintained and maps of the network are not available.[2]


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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Highland Lakes State Park - Getting There". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Highland Lakes State Park, NY". Palisades Parks Conservancy. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  3. ^ "State Park Annual Attendance Figures by Facility: Beginning 2003". Data.ny.gov. Retrieved October 31, 2015.
  4. ^ "Highland Lakes State Park". NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation. Retrieved October 31, 2015.

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