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Pound Ridge

Pound Ridge is located in Northern WestchesterNestled away from busy highways and urban noise and crowds, Pound Ridge is a picturesque rural town treasured for its rolling hills and scenic country roads. Its hamlet, known as Scotts Corners, features several dining options and quaint boutiques.


With the largest park in the county, the 4,300-acre Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, and the public course at Pound Ridge Golf Club, Pound Ridge provides a laid back, relaxing retreat for visitors and locals.

Pound Ridge has:

  • Ward Pound Ridge Reservation: The 4,315-acre park is the county’s largest and features varied terrain and landscapes and miles of wooded trails with areas for picnicking, lean-to camping, fishing and cross-country skiing.
  • The Trailside Nature Museum:  Situated on the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, it is the oldest museum of its kind in the United States and is home to a large collection of mounted animals, American Indian artifacts, educational exhibits, child-friendly interactive displays and nature-oriented artwork.
  • Scotts Corners:  the designated “commercial district” features restaurants and shops.
  • The Pound Ridge Library:  The cultural center of the town, housed in the former schoolhouse, offers events for children and adults.
  • The Mianus River Gorge Preserve: The Nature Conservancy’s first land project is partially located in Pound Ridge.
  • The Town Park:  Offers playgrounds, picnic areas, and playing fields.

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