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13 Best and Fun Things To Do In Halfmoon, New York

Set on the banks of the Mohawk River, just above Albany in eastern New York state, Halfmoon is a large town with a lot to offer. There are many things to do in Halfmoon, including hiking and, fishing and boating on the river, shopping at local shops and boutiques, dining out at local restaurants and cafes, and going antiquing.

If you are traveling with kids, there are various entertainment options. You can stop by The Edge Halfmoon and try your hand at rock climbing, or you could take in a round of mini golf at Pirate’s Hide-Out.

Halfmoon is also an ideal spot for lovers of history. You can visit the Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center for some fascinating exhibits and learn all about the area’s past.

Discover our list below of the best and most fun things to do in Halfmoon, New York

The 13 Most Popular Things To Do In Halfmoon, New York

13. Mohawk River State Park

4.2 ★★★★☆ (19 reviews)

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Location: Niskayuna NY

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12. Halfmoon Lighthouse Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (80 reviews)

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Location: 597 Hudson River Road Waterford NY

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11. Zim Smith Trail Head

4.7 ★★★★★ (129 reviews)

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Location: Coons Crossing Road Mechanicville NY

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10. Lions Park

4.7 ★★★★★ (291 reviews)

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Location: 3439 Rosendale Road Niskayuna NY

Tel:  518 386 4504

9. Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor

4.8 ★★★★★ (5 reviews)

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Location: 1 Delaware Ave Cohoes NY

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8. Erie Canalway Heritage Fund

4.2 ★★★★☆ (5 reviews)


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Location: Waterford NY

Tel:  518 237 7000

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7. Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center

4.1 ★★★★☆ (26 reviews)

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Location: 2 Museum Ln Waterford NY

Tel:  518 238 0809

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6. Colonie Town Park Trail Head

4.7 ★★★★★ (75 reviews)


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Location: 278 Schermerhorn Road #184 Cohoes NY

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5. Lisha Kill Preserve

4.7 ★★★★★ (234 reviews)

Location: 2518 Rosendale Road Niskayuna NY

Tel:  518 690 7850

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4. Jeff Blatnick Park

4.5 ★★★★★ (241 reviews)


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Location: River Road Schenectady NY

Tel:  518 386 4504

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3. Halfmoon Town Park

4.7 ★★★★★ (479 reviews)

Location: 162 NY 236 Clifton Park NY

Tel:  518 371 7410

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2. Liberty Ridge Farm

4.2 ★★★★☆ (560 reviews)


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Location: 29 Bevis Road Schaghticoke NY

Tel:  518 664 1515

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1. Peebles Island State Park

4.7 ★★★★★ (1,329 reviews)

Location: 1 Delaware Ave North Cohoes NY

Tel:  518 268 2188

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Halfmoon, New York! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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