Orange County Park boasts 800-foot tubing hill

| 30 Sep 2011 | 08:44

Montgomery - Snow tubing at the Orange County Park will begin Sunday, Dec. 26, conditions permitting. The 800-foot snow tubing hill features two cable lifts, groomed lanes, and specially designed tubes built for speed. The fee is $12 per county resident for a 1 and a half hour tubing session, and $16 for non-county residents. The park also has an ice skating rink, sledding hill, and cross-country ski trails. People must provide their own equipment for these free activities. The Graham M. Skea Lodge offers views of the Hudson Valley and a concession/restaurant and large stone fireplace - for warming up or watching. The park is in the Thomas Bull Memorial Park, Route 416, Montgomery. For more information, call the Department of Parks at 457-4949 or 457-4910. E-mails can be sent to