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Schoharie Crossing re-opening Visitor Center

Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site will be opening their Visitor Center for the 2020 season on Wednesday, July 22nd.  Days of operation for exhibit reservations will be Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 3pm.  The site grounds are open daily from sunrise to sunset.

In response to the covid-19 pandemic, the following health and safety guidelines will be in effect for the season:

  • Guided tours of the site grounds will be given on Wednesday through Saturday by advance reservation only. These tours are $2 per person. Grounds Tours will be limited to 10 people.
  • Access to the exhibit, “Pathway to Empire” is by reservation only.  Visitors can call (518) 518-829-7516 during normal business hours to schedule.  Exhibit area limited to 6 people.
  • Masks must be worn by all visitors inside the buildings or when social distance cannot be kept.
  • Access into the buildings will only be provided by staff.  Visitors should arrive no more than 10 minutes prior to their scheduled reservation. Tours will start in front of the Visitor Center. Access to the exhibit will meet at the entrance door.


For information about the historic site, please call the Visitor Center at (518) 829-7516, email, or visit our Facebook page.

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees more than 250 individual state parks, historic sites, golf courses, boat launches and recreational trails, which are visited by 71 million people annually.  For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474-0456 or visit, connect on Facebook, or follow on Twitter.