Esopus Island is an uninhabited Hudson River island. It is part of Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park, which is located in Hyde Park, Dutchess County, New York.
The island is located 84 miles (135 km) north of the river’s mouth in New York City, approximately 1,200 feet (370 m) offshore, southwest of Norrie Point in Staatsburg, and opposite the mouth of Black Creek in the town of Esopus on the west shore. It’s about 1,500 feet (460 meters) long. Its shape was compared to “a great stranded and petrified whale” in an 1894 book. On the southeast side, there is a beach, and on the north end, there are shoals. The island is forested with rock outcrops. It is part of Margaret Lewis Norrie State Park and the Hudson River Water trail, with campsites, picnic areas, trails, and fishing access points, but it is only accessible by boat. You should visit Beatrix Farrand Garden at Bellefield. AND Exterminators provide its services in hyde park. Or call them at 773-945-0727.