Activities | Millerton NY2020-03-27T18:45:25-04:00

Enjoy a variety of activities in and around Millerton, NY!

Blessed with a beautiful natural setting, a diverse population, an interesting local history, and a reasonable proximity to New York City, Millerton has something to offer to everyone.

Biking & Hiking

Harlem Valley Rail Trail

From the northern trail head in downtown Millerton, the 16 mile paved trail wanders south through eastern Dutchess County to the Wassaic Metro North Station. Parking available on South Center Street. www.hvrt.org

Stissing Mountain

20 minutes from downtown Millerton on the southern edge of Pine Plaines, the two mile hike up Stissing Mountain to the fire tower offers spectactular views of the surrounding area. There are two trails to the top, a short one which is very challenging, and a longer one which is more gradual as it was the Jeep road for the fire watchers. www.stissingfiretower.org

Day Trips

Appalachian Trail

20 minutes east from downtown Millerton pick up a 10 mile point-to-point mountainous section of the Appalachian trail in Salisbury, CT. www.appalachiantrail.org.

Hillrock Distillery

One of the few “field-to-glass” whiskey producers in the world and the first USA distillery since before Prohibition to floor malt and hand craft whiskey on site from estate grown grain. Tours and tastings available. www.hillrockdistillery.com

Innisfree Gardens

20 minutes south of Millerton on Route 44, Innisfree Gardens has been called one of the “world’s ten best gardens.”  The work of landscape architect Lester Collins, the gardens merge the essence of Modernist and Romantic ideas with traditional Chinese and Japanese garden design principles. The garden evolved through subtle handling of the site and the slow manipulation of its ecology. www.innisfreegarden.org.

Millbrook Vineyards & Winery

Millbrook Vineyards & Winery’s 30 acres of vines include plantings of Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc and an Italian grape varietal called Tocai Friulano. The winery officially opened for tours and tasting in 1988 and today produces between 10-12,000 cases of wine annually. The winery has earned recognition for these wines in such prestigious publications such as Wine Spectator, The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Encyclopedia of Wine, Kevin Zraly’s Windows on the World-Complete Wine Course and Bon Appetit Magazine.

26 Wing Road, Millbrook, NY 12545 | Phone: 800.662.9463 | Email: millbrookwinery@millwine.com | www.millbrookwine.com

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