Here’s Where to Go Ice Skating in the Hudson Valley

5 Hudson Valley Trails That Are Perfect for Winter Hikes

Lace up the ice skates and hit an indoor or outdoor rink for winter fun with friends and family in the Hudson Valley.

Scenic Views

Bear Mountain Ice Rink

Rent skates, bring you own, or pay only $5 for admission into the open-air rink. Skate rentals, skate sharpening, and parking at the Bear Mountain Ice Rink are all $10 apiece. There are no reservations, but tickets for public skate sessions go on sale approximately one hour before at the front window.

3020 Seven Lakes Drive, Tomkins Cove

Bowdoin Park

You can glide across Bowdoin Park’s skating rink while enjoying expansive views of the nearby Hudson River; families also love the gentle sledding hills in this bucolic, 301-acre park.

85 Sheafe Road, Wappingers Falls

Rocking Horse Ranch Resort

Part of the winter stay experience at Rocking Horse Ranch, the ice skating rink here is an open-air beauty surrounded by twinkling lights. Skate rentals are included, and a firepit next to the rink is ideal for relaxing with a cup of hot cocoa.

600 State Route 44/55, Highland

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Indoor Favorites

Hommocks Park Ice Rink

Since 1975, this enclosed skating rink has been a must for families in Westchester. The venue has public skate and hockey sessions, so there’s something for everyone here.

140 Hommocks Road, Larchmont

IceTime Sports Complex

Under the Majed J. Nesheiwat Convention Center umbrella, this rink offers similar programs as McCann Ice Arena. The complex has two full sports rinks, with opportunities for ice hockey, public skating, and even learn-to-skate sessions.

21 Lakeside Road, Newburgh

Kiwanis Ice Arena

Go for the figure skating, public skating, or ice hockey to get moving during the winter months in the Hudson Valley. Kiwanis also offers birthday parties and private skate sessions for anyone who wants to host a cold-weather event here.

6 Small World Avenue, Saugerties

McCann Ice Arena

McCann Ice Arena has long been a destination for figure skating, public skating, and ice hockey in Poughkeepsie. Private lessons are available for all ages, and the arena hosts birthday parties, too.

14 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie

Palisades Center Ice Rink

Head to the mall for a day of shopping, then stay for a spin around the ice rink. Public skating is the major draw here, with hockey clinics, stick time, and figure skating sessions available as well.

4900 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack

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Hidden Gem

Mohonk Mountain House Pavilion Ice Rink

Sure you know Mohonk is home to dreamy stays and stunning views. But did you know it also has a picture-perfect skating rink? Situated above the lake in an open-air pavilion, the rink is available to day guests for a fee and to overnight guests on a complimentary basis.

1000 Mountain Rest Road, New Paltz