Driving directions to Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park
201 Gipsy Trail Road, Carmel, NY 10512
Directions can be found here.
From Exit 17 – Ludingtonville Road & Route 52
Take Exit 17 and take a right off the ramp.
Take Exit 17 and take a left off the ramp underneath the bridge.
Go to the T at Route 52 and take a right on 52. Take a left at Route 30 in front of Pecksville Plaza (where Fratelli’s Deli is), and go past Black Pond and through the 3-way stop sign intersection. Go past White Pond – the road Ts at Farmers Mills Road. Take a left up Farmers Mills Road and take the 2nd right onto Gipsy Trail Road. Follow Gipsy Trail until you see the Putnam County Veterans Memorial Park (upper level) on your left. Take a left at the Chief Nimham monument & the white church.
From Exit 18 – Interstate 84 (Route 311 Carmel Exit)
Eastbound: (To Danbury):
From exit ramp turn right on to Route 311
Westbound: (To Newburgh):
From exit ramp turn left on to Route 311
Go 1 mile on Route 311 to the Route 52 intersection. Turn left on to Route 52, go 3 miles to the hamlet of Carmel to Route 301 intersection (Traffic Light, Sign: Cold Spring). Landmark: Putnam County Court House on Left. Turn right on to Route 301, go 1.25 miles, at the end of the causeway turn right on to Gipsy Trail Road; go .8 mile to Putnam County Park Fairgrounds on right just past sharp left turn in road.
From Exit 19 Interstate 84 (Route 312 Carmel Exit)
Eastbound and Westbound: From the exit ramp turn right on to Route 312. Take Route 312 for approximately 1 mile to Route 6 intersection. Turn right on to Route 6, go 2.3 miles to route 6 & Route 52 intersection in Carmel. Landmark: Lake Gleneida will be in front of you. Turn right on to Route 52, go .3 mile to Route 301 intersection. (Sign: Cold Spring, Landmark: Putnam County Court House on Right) Turn left on to Route 301, go 1.25 miles, at the end of causeway turn right on to Gipsy Trail Road. Proceed for .8 mile. Fairgrounds on right just past sharp left turn in road.
From Taconic Parkway:
Northbound: Turn right on to Route 301 East
Southbound: Turn right on to Route 301 East
Go approximately 8.8 miles to Gipsy Trail Road. Turn left on to Gipsy Trail Road. Landmark: if you go across causeway you’ve gone too far. Proceed .8 mile to Putnam County Park. Fairgrounds on right just past a sharp left turn in road.
From Rockland County over the Bear Mountain Bridge
Follow signs to Route 9D Cold Spring – end of bridge bear left and proceed north on Route 9D to Route 301 (traffic light). Go right on to 301 – follow Route 301 – after passing the Taconic State Parkway the approximate mileage is 8.8 miles to Gipsy Trail Road. Landmark: if you go across the causeway you’ve gone too far. Proceed .8 mile to Putnam County Park Fairgrounds on right just past a sharp left turn in road.
Our nearest train station is Southeast Station in Brewster. Contact us for details about our shuttle.
Places to stay in the area
Camping at Woman Fest is available only to vendors; however, here are some other options for you.
18 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury, CT 06810
Phone: (203) 794-0600
Tell them you’re with H. G. Fairfield Arts’ Woman Fest in order to receive your room discount!
The hotel will be giving a discounted room rate of $79 per room, per night.
Please reserve your room by August 2nd. Reservations made after this date will no longer be subject to the discounted room rate.
Cancellation policy: You have up to 6 PM on the day of arrival to cancel your reservation.
1270 Route 22, Brewster, NY 10509
Phone: (845) 279-8011
1498 Route 301 Carmel, NY 10512 Phone: (845) 225-7207
This park has campsites and accessible showers!