Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park – Carmel NY

Description

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) worked to develop during the 1930s what is now known as Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park.

NYSParks.com: “The original core of land around and including Canopus Lake was developed through the use of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps which were established in the park and began development of the picnic area and campground, comfort stations, bridle paths, shelters, roads, and dams at Pelton Pond, Canopus and Stillwater lakes.”

Source notes

http://nysparks.com/inside-our-agency/documents/MasterPlans/ClarenceFahnestockHudsonHighlandsStatePark/CFHHStateParkMasterPlan.pdf

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on March 27, 2015.

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Location Info


1498 Route 301
Carmel, NY 10512

Coordinates: 41.456, -73.834

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