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Blenheim–Gilboa Power Project Visitors Center

Blenheim–Gilboa Power Project Visitors Center Review

Housed in a 1905 barn, the visitor center sits above the Blenheim-Gilboa pumped-storage project, which generates power by recycling water between two reservoirs. Hands-on exhibits explain the science of energy production; an enclosed porch overlooking the lower reservoir has exhibits of local fauna. Picnic tables are scattered between the historic outbuildings. Hiking trails lead to Mine Kill State Park.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Rte. 30, North Blenheim, NY
  • Phone: 518/827–6121; 800/724–0309
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily 10–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Stamford

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