Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Park?
The Park is centered around Champlain Canal Lock 5 Island, just north of
Schuylerville, on New York State’s Historic Scenic Byway, Route 4.
Use the Mapquest link below to get driving directions to the Park.
What is available in the Park?
The Park is open from dawn to dusk everyday year-round. (Even if the gate
is closed.) Over two miles of trails plus the HCP Play Garden, Picnic
Pavilion, and Floating Dock are available at no charge. It is Carry-in /
carry-out. Leashed dogs are welcome on the trails.
No water yet so you should bring your own.
Do visitors need to contact someone to use the facilities?
All are welcome to use the Park - First Come - First Serve - If it is for a
major event, we will reserve a date for you. (i.e. wedding, Birthdays,
reunions, etc.). Before you schedule an evrnt please check our calendar at:
Review the Park Guidelines on that page and send an e-mail if you
wish to reserve a portion of the Park for you event.
Is the bathrooms operable?
Pavilion. Bathroom is operational. A Porta-Potty is also available near the
Is Electricity available at the Pavilion?
YES. A standard grounded outlet is available for events but is turnned off
when not needed.
Is the picnic pavilion available? Etc.
ABSOLUTELY! Several handicap-accessable tables are available. The
Pavilion will seat 50+ people.
Have a question? Let us know by contacting us.
IMPORTANT NOTE: - THE GATE IS USUALLY KEPT
LOCKED - IF THE DATE / TIME IS RESERVED WE
WILL BE SURE IT IS OPEN FOR THE EVENT. IF THEY
ARE ARRIVING "UNANNOUNCED" THEY MAY NEED
TO PARK OUTSIDE THE GATE AND WALK IN.
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