Home and estate of Hudson River School painter Frederic Church; the 250 acre grounds are open year around 8am until sunset. Hiking, picnicking, birding, snow-shoeing and cross country skiing are available seasonally along with programs and special events. Recreational activities on the pond include fishing (with valid NYS fishing license and permit), kayaks and non-motored boats. Permits for these activities are available from the Site Manager’s office. Tours of the house are April - October Tuesday - Sunday and Monday holidays 10am-5pm (last tour at 4pm); November - March Friday - Sunday 11am - 4pm (last tour at 3pm). Vehicle Fee weekends April 1 - October 31(refunded with the purchase of a tour ticket).