Welcome to Putnam County!

Just a short drive north of New York City, sitting on the eastern bank of the Hudson River you’ll find Putnam County. There are endless things to do whether you’re looking for family fun, holding a conference, taking a group tour or just want a short getaway. Putnam County, from its eastern borders teeming with lakes and farmland, charming villages and protected heritage sites, to its western shoreline on the Hudson River, is a jewel among the Empire State's counties.

Putnam is a great place to live, work, stay and play.

Nestled between the Hudson River and the Connecticut state line, Putnam County offers an abundance of adventures and experiences to suit every lifestyle. From hiking and boating to dining and shopping, Putnam is a small but mighty treasure trove of crystal lakes, beautiful hiking trails, historic sites, art and cultural experiences and quaint restaurants and shops. With five Metro-North stops, we are just an hour away from Manhattan, making day trips hassle-free and a truly easy getaway.

For those of us who live here, whether you’re new to our county or have been here for generations, there is always something to discover. Maybe it’s a new venue or an old favorite you just haven’t visited in a while.

Putnam County’s natural beauty sells itself. Visit us. Your adventure awaits.


  • Brewster
  • Carmel
  • Cold Spring
  • Kent
  • Pattersen
  • Philipstown
  • Putnam Valley
  • Nelsonville
  • Southeast