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Great place for a picnic or relaxing walk through the woods

James Baird is a small state park with well marked and maintained hiking trails, bathrooms on... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
New York
Nice Weekday Facility

The Jimmy is easily accessed by the Mother Road (Taconic State Pkwy). Be aware that the exit back... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Westchester County, New York
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

No lights. No people. This is a park? It's giving me the creeps actually. Just wanted to rest my eyes from driving but never seen a place so deserted and roads a mess. The place needs some serious help for sure. A state park needing...More

Thank GeorgeH3511
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I heard that a new playground had been built so I decided to check it out with my 7&9 year old and their friend. The playground was great! The colors are beautiful and there were different playground features that I have not seen at other...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

James Baird is a small state park with well marked and maintained hiking trails, bathrooms on season, Pavilions for rent, a golf course, small playground, tennis and volleyball courts. There are grassy fields for those who want to bask in the sun and shady walks...More

Thank ccn_ny_traveler
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Jimmy is easily accessed by the Mother Road (Taconic State Pkwy). Be aware that the exit back north is closed for awhile so there will be some detour to do so. There are picnic benches in many places including several fields, covered facilities and...More

Thank Fudbutter
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My kids have enjoyed the playground at this park. It is old school with a nice set of swings, a good climbing apparatus and several slides. Nothing to fancy but plenty of room to run and play with no crowd when we have visited. I...More

Thank Gregory P
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The park is a great escape from the hassle of NYC and provides you with a great escape to picnic and just enjoy the beauty of nature. I am not aware of any other services available since we go there for our picnic.

Thank 6830self
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We used to have our company picnics here and it was great. Lots of trails and picnic tables. It's too bad that the pool has been closed, as there is not any close by.

Thank Elizabeth1123
Reviewed 11 July 2015

I was here for a college graduation cookout this time....You have to take your garbage out with you...Some parts of the park are very beautiful..I don't think you can bring alcoholic beverages to the park unless you are at one of the pavilions and you...More

Thank Jeropero
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

Free entry to the park. Upper area has Pavillions where you can rent for the day including shelter with grills, picnic tables and restrooms and running water. Lower area has a playground for kids and sprinkler, grills, basketball courts and baseball field. Has a 18...More

Thank Roberto Z
Reviewed 25 June 2015

A beautiful park for the whole family. Swim,Bike, Hike,Jog, Picnic. Sports and so much more. The park is clean and very well maintained.

Thank Roy B
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