Serving: Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Elmsford, Greenburgh, Hartsdale, Hastings,
Hawthorne, Irvington, Mt Pleasant, North White Plains, Pleasantville, Sleepy
Hollow, Tarrytown, Thornwood, Valhalla, White Plains
Bronx River Parkway Reservation
797 acres of
mixed-use open space along the Bronx River with path for biking, jogging,
walking, and cross-country skiing.
Audubon Society (http://www.centralwestchesteraudubon.org/)
Box 359, White Plains, NY 10602
The Central Westchester Audubon Society
of White Plains is about birds, as its name suggests, but it is also about
education: education for children, about what birds, animals, rivers and
streams, trees and plants mean to the Earth and our own lives and to the
future of the Earth we all live on.
Cranberry Lake Preserve
One Old Orchard Street, off Rt. 22 North
165 acres of unspoiled forest. Includes a
10-acre pond highlighted by interpretive trails and boardwalks. A naturalist
conducts frequent programs. Biodiversity study underway.
Mount Pleasant, Route 117
431 acres of natural land
for hiking, mountain biking, and nature study.
Kensico Dam Plaza
North Castle/Mt. Pleasant
acres featuring large grassy mall in front of Kensico Dam. Picnicking, events,
concerts, ice skating, bicycling, and roller/in-line skating.
Kingsland Point Park
Palmer Avenue, off Route 9
18-acre, mixed-use park on Hudson River. Ballfields,
picnic areas, kayaking and access to Tarrytown Lighthouse.
V. Everit Macy Park
Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley
172 acres with ballfields and picnic areas. Fishing and ice skating.
Adjacent to South County Trail.
North County Trailway
A paved pedestrian and bicycle pathway that
spans 22.1 linear miles from Eastview north to the Putnam County border.
Primarily on right-of-way lands of former Putnam Division of the NY Central
Railroad. Owned by NYSDOT and operated and maintained by Westchester County.
Ridge Road Park
170-acre mixed-use park for groups and families. Picnic shelters, ballfields
and playgrounds. Undeveloped portion heavily wooded with some hiking trails.
Rockefeller State Park Reserve
Contact Mark Rogers, Environmental Educator (email@example.com
A walk through beautiful woods on winding carriage roads. This quiet park covers 831 rolling, wooded acres.
The Pocantico River runs through it. Programs for Cubs and Webelos, approved
Scout Service Projects.
Saxon Woods Park
700 acres of mixed-use park with wooded nature trails. Swimming
pool, mini golf, picnicking and playground.
Tarrytown Lakes/Butternut Ridge Park
acres. Predominantly native woodland. Hiking, walking, and nature study. Access
1 mile pathway from County House Road in Eastview (also called Saw Mill River
Road). Paved pathway approximately 1.2 miles long along southern boundary of
Tarrytown Lakes provides access to North County Trail connecting Eastview with
Westchester County Parks: For more information about these and other county facilities, visit Web site at http://www.co.westchester.ny.us/parks/Parks.htm
(includes maps you can print out) or call (914) 864-7000 to request brochures
and bike trail maps