Hudson Highlands Nature Museum

"Founded in 1959, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is a premier nature center with a focus on Environmental Education with a mission to develop responsible caretakers of the environment. Over the years it has developed quality educational programs for students and the public that focus on the unique ecology of the Hudson Highlands and promote knowledge and appreciation of our natural world. Β The Museum is home to Grasshopper Grove, the Hudson Valley's first Nature Play area. The Museum's Outdoor Discovery Center and Grasshopper Grove are located in Cornwall, New York and the Wildlife Education Center in Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York." (

Visitor Center & Nature Shop

Saturdays & Sundays (Mid-April - Mid-November)

10am - 4pm

Free Parking is available onsite

Grasshopper Grove: Nature Play Area

Saturdays & Sundays (Mid-April - Mid-November)

10am - 4pm


$5 - ages 3yrs and up

Hiking Trails:

Open Daily from dawn to dusk; Free Admission

Wildlife Education Center:

Summer: (Memorial Day to Labor Day)

Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 12pm-4pm

Fall/Winter Hours:

Saturdays & Sundays 12pm-4pm

Meet the Animals:

Saturdays & Sundays - 1pm & 2:30pm

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