Nature Preserves

Our Wildlife Heritage

Cranberry Lake Preserve
Old Orchard St., North White Plains
Tel: (914) 428-1005
Hiking and walking on 135 acres.

Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary
Playland Pkwy., Rye
Tel: (914) 867-8720
A 179-acre sanctuary alongLong Island Sound migratory flyway. Home to diverse marine life. In winter months, the 85-acre lake hosts more than 5,000 ducks. Recognized by Audubon New York.

Kitchawan Preserve
Rt. 134, Yorktown Heights
Tel: (914) 864-7000
Trails and nature study. Open daily dawn-dusk.

Lenoir Preserve
Dudley St., Yonkers
Tel: (914) 968-5851
Wildlife preserve overlooks Hudson River and the Palisades. Lenoir Nature Center inside historic carriage house. Trails open daily dawn-dusk.

Marshlands Conservancy
Rt. 1, Rye
Tel: (914) 834-4466
Woods, fields and salt marsh on 160 acres along the Long Island Sound. Free weekend tours. Open daily dawn-dusk.

Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Rt. 117, Pocantico Hills
Tel: (914) 631-1470
Rockefeller-designed carriage trails. Wetlands, woodlands, meadows, fields and lakes. Hiking/ bridle, fishing and nature trails. Visitors Center Art Gallery. Open year-round dawn-dusk.

Silver Lake Preserve
Lake St., White Plains
Tel: (914) 864-7000
Fishing, hiking and walking trails, nature study. Open daily dawn-dusk.

Teatown Lake Reservation
1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining
Tel: (914) 762-2912
Teatown manages a 1,000 acre preserve with 15 miles of hiking trails and offers environmental education programs to more than 20,000 children and adults each year.  The Nature Center and nearby Raptor Loop Trail have birds of prey and animal displays, programs and events. Open Sunday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Hiking trails open daily dawn to dusk.

Westmoreland Sanctuary
260 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Mount Kisco
Tel: (914) 666-8448
Eight miles of trails on 625 acres. Trail maps at entrance. Nature museum open Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sunday 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Trails open dawn-dusk. 

Other Preserves

Arthur W. Butler Memorial Sanctuary

Eugene and Agnes Meyer Preserve
North Castle

Henry Morgenthau Preserve
Pound Ridge

Long Pond Preserve

Marion Yarrow Preserve

Mianus River Gorge Nature Preserve

Mildred E. Grierson Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary

Mount Holly Preserve

Mount Holly Sanctuary

Otter Creek Preserve

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