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 1975 Madison Avenue (between 126th and 127th) 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.
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 for summer camp, Manor House or Cabin Retreats. Kirkwood House is located two driveways past the archway at 146 Bay View Avenue, Cornwall on Hudson, NY.
Take the Thruway or Taconic Parkway to I-84, then follow directions from East/West.
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. Kirkwood House is located two driveways past the archway at 146 Bay View Avenue, Cornwall on Hudson, NY.
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.
Take the Metro-North Hudson Line from NYC to Beacon Station. When prior arrangements are made, Camp Olmsted may be able to provide pickup at Beacon Station. The fee is $10.
Take the SHORTLINE bus from Port Authority in New York City to Vails Gate. When prior arrangements are made, Camp Olmsted will provide pickup from the Vails Gate stop (McDonald's). The fee is $5.