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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.  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.

 2022 Wilcox Park Hours 

January 2 - April 3  8:00am to 4:00pm (7 days a week)
April 4 - May 8  8:00am to 6:00pm (7 days a week)
May 9 - September 4  8:00am to 7:00pm (Weekends until 8:00pm)
September 5 - October 9  8:00am to 6:00pm (Weekends until 7:00pm)
October 10 - December 31  8:00am to 4:00pm (7 days a week)

Willcox Memorial Park will be closed for the following holidys: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and  New Year's Day. 

Main Park Office is closed on all Dutchess County observed holidays.

Physical Address: Wilcox Memorial Park, Route 199, Milan, NY
*Closest GPS address to Wilcox Memorial Park is 1737 Rte. 199 Stanfordville NY 12581. Wilcox Phone: 845-758-6100, Fax: 845-758-4173. 

Main Park Office: 845-298-4600 8:30AM - 4:30PM. 


 

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, May 27 - 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. When the swimming lake is closed there is no entrance fee to the park.