Robert V Riddell State Park

Robert V. Riddell State Park, located about 20 miles outside of Cooperstown, NY in the Susquehanna River Valley, provides more than 1,000 acres of fields and forested woodlands. 

The park offers various outdoor activites including fishing in the Schenevus Creek on the northern boarder of the park and hiking trails throughout the forested areas of the southern portion.

Winter activities include snowshoeing trails and cross-country skiing. 

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Open year round from dawn to dusk

(Note: Many places fill to capacity on busy, nice weather days, especially holiday weekends. Please call ahead or visit the official website to get the most up-to-date information before visiting.)


  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing Trails
  • X-Country Skiing


The Robert V. Riddell State Park was a gift from Patricia Riddell Kent and Steven Kent in memory of Patricia's father, Robert V. Riddell of Colliersville and her grandfather, Alton B. Riddell.

The park's land was formerly cultivated for agricultural purposes.


Last updated: August 24, 2022