Introduction to Hudson Falls, New York
Hudson Falls, New York, in Washington county, is 38 miles NE of Schenectady, New York (center to center) and 143 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts. The village lies within the Glens Falls metropolitan area, and has a population of 6,927.
Hudson Falls History
The village, originally known as Baker's Falls, was granted to James Bradshaw and his associates in a land patent in 1762. In 1810, it was incorporated as the Village of Sandy Hill and in 1910 it was renamed as Hudson Falls.
Hudson Falls and Nearby Attractions
- Old Fort House Museum
- Derby Park
- Saratoga Spa State Park
- Ulysses S. Grant Cottage State Historic Site
- Great Escape
Things To Do In Hudson Falls
Those interested in history may enjoy a visit to the Old Fort House Museum, Hyde Collection, and the World Awareness Children's Museum. Wedgewood Golf Club and Kingswood Golf Club offer opportunities to play golf. Local parks include the Lake Saint Catherine State Park, Moreau Lake State Park, and Derby Park. Lake Saint Catherine State Park has picnic areas, camping grounds, and provides swimming, boating, and fishing opportunities as well.
Hudson Falls Transportation
Tourists and visitors can find air transportation at the Albany International airport.
Hudson Falls Higher Education
The closest colleges to Hudson Falls include Adirondack Community College, Suny Empire State College, and Skidmore College.