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Wilcox Memorial Park

This 614-acre park is located in northern Dutchess. The park showcases rolling hills, vast woodlands and open pasture landscapes. Offering passive and active recreation, this site is open 7 days a week.

Park Amenities Include:

  • Basketball court & ball fields
  • Birdwatching
  • Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing
  • 27 camp sites  (10 rv 17 tent)
  • 11 miles of hiking trails 
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toliets
  • Pavilion Rentals 
  • Paddle and row boat rentals
  • Professionally rated 27-hole Disc Golf Course

*NOTE Reservations are required for use of pavilions, campsites and to host Disc Golf tournaments.  Reservation system is now open for campsites and pavilion rentals. Rental season is Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend. When the swimming lake is closed there is no entrance fee to the park. 

COVID-19 UPDATE: Current CDC guidelines should be followed when visiting any Dutchess County Park.  We appreciate your understanding and thank you for your continued cooperation.

January 2 - April 9 (Open Daily) 9:00am - 4:00pm
April 10  - May 7 8:00am - 6:00pm
May 8 - September 6 (Monday to Friday) 8:00am - 7:00pm 
May 8- September 6- (Saturdays and Sundays) 8:00am - 8:00pm
September 7 - October 11 (Monday to Friday) 8:00am - 6:00pm
September 7 - October 11 (Saturday and Sunday) 8:00am - 7:00pm
October 12 - October 31 (Monday to Friday) 8:00am - 4:00pm
October 12 - October 31 (Saturday and Sunday)) 8:00am - 6:00pm
November 1 - December 31 (Open Daily) 8:00am - 4:00pm

Physical Address: Wilcox Memorial Park, Route 199, Milan, NY
Phone: 845-758-6100 fax 845-758-4173 or call main business office 845-298-4600 

(closest GPS address is 1639 Rte. 199 Stanfordville NY 12581)


2021 Wilcox Park Hours - Open 7 days  *Except noted days below. 

 *New Year's Day, MLK Day, Lincoln's Birthday, President's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.

When the swimming lake is closed there is no entrance fee to the park. 

Dutchess County Park office hours of operation 8:30AM-4:30PM 845-298-4600. Park office is closed on all Dutchess County observed holidays.

27-hole Disc Golf Course- Open daily. Free to play. (download .pdf map)
Hiking TrailsWilcox Park Trail Map (.pdf)

Camping- Opens Memorial Day Weekend. Advance Registration is required. "Quiet Hours" are 10pm-7am daily. Registered campers must bring approved permit with them. WALK-IN CAMPING is not allowed. Please call park office at 845-298-4600 Monday - Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm or explore campground and pavilion availability online and download our Forest Acres Campground map (.pdf) Credit card payments only. No outside firewood is allowed.

Scout Camping- Our group camping area is a rustic site reserved for only organized Scout groups. Please call the park office for more information.

Pavilions- The park has three covered pavilions for rent and come with picnic table seating. Wilcox Park is a popular place for company picnics, family reunions, birthday parties and other events. Pavilion B has convenient access to the playground and ballfield, Pavilion C overlooks the park and beach, has kitchen facilities and attached bathrooms as well as designated parking, Pavilion D is closest to the main parking lot and boating lakes.

Boat Rentals- Paddle and row boats are availible for rent on weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) Friday, June 4th  - Labor Day Weekend. No outside boats, kayaks, or SUP boards. Paddle Boats: $5 per boat for half hour. Row Boats: $5 per boat for one hour

Swimming- The Swimming lake is closed.  Swimming is strictly prohibited. Dogs are not allowed in any of the water areas.