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Camp Olmsted
114 Bay View Avenue,
Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY 12520


Camp Provided Transportation

The camp provides bus transportation for campers from NYC to the camp on the Monday morning of the beginning of a camp session. The buses for camp leave from 2085 Fifth Avenue (between 128th and 129th streets) at 9:00am sharp. Please reserve space by calling the camp. All of the buses used to transport Olmsted campers are equipped with air conditioning and bathrooms.

By Car from the East and West

Interstate 84 to exit 10 (coming east), 10S (coming west). Get on 9W south through Newburgh. Proceed approximately 5 miles to Route 218. Take 218 approximately 2 miles until you see the white rail fence on the right. Enter through the archway.

By Car from the North

Take the Thruway or Taconic Parkway to I-84, then follow directions from East/West.

By Car from the South (East side of the Hudson)

Take either the George Washington Bridge (upper level) or Tappan Zee Bridge to the Palisades Parkway. Go north on the Parkway (about 36 miles from the GW Bridge) until the Parkway ends at the Bear Mountain Traffic Circle. FROM BEAR MOUNTAIN CIRCLE take 9W north about 11 miles to the Angola Road exit. Go right on Angola Road to the Cornwall traffic circle. Exit traffic circle on Main Street. At the second traffic light bear right on Hudson Street. Hudson Street joins route 218 at the caution light. Continue on Rt. 218 1.5 miles to Olmsted's main gate on the right at 114 Bay View Avenue.

By Car from the South (West of the Hudson)

Follow signs for the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95) North. Follow signs for the George Washington Bridge (LOCAL) until you see a sign for 9W. Take this exit. At the light make a left turn. Stay to the right and pass a gas station. Look for the brown sign for the Palisades Parkway. Go North on the Palisades about 36 miles until the parkway ends at the Bear Mountain Circle. Follow directions above FROM BEAR MOUNTAIN CIRCLE.

By Train from Grand Central Station

Take the Metro-North Hudson Line from NYC to Beacon Station. When prior arrangements are made, Camp Olmsted will provide pickup at Beacon Station. The fee is $10.

By Bus

The SHORTLINE bus from Port Authority in New York City stops at our gate twice daily. Tell the driver you wish to stop at the camp. There is also a SHORTLINE bus to Vails Gate. When prior arrangements are made, Camp Olmsted will provide pickup from the Vails Gate stop (Friendly's Restaurant). The fee is $5.

Administrative Office

To contact the Associate Executive Director
Camp Olmsted, c/o Five Points Mission
475 Riverside Drive, Suite 1922, NY, NY 10015