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Westchester Trails

Westchester County, New York Hiking Trails, Trail Maps, and Park Descriptions.

Mianus River Gorge Preserve

Description:¬†Mianus River Gorge is a peaceful moderate hike in Bedford, NY close to the Connecticut border. Some of the highlights of the hike include the Havemeyer Falls and the Hobby Hill Quarry. There are over 4 miles of well marked and maintained trails. If you do the majority of the trails, the hike should take … Continue reading »

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Oscawana Park and Graff Sanctuary

Description: Oscawana Park and Graff Sanctuary are relatively small parks located in Cronton-on-Hudson, NY. We decided to start off with Graff Sanctuary after getting a bit lost trying to find Oscawana Park. Graff is a 29 acre Sanctuary that is very close to people’s homes and it very well marked for such a small place, … Continue reading »

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Cranberry Lake Preserve

Description: Cranberry Lake Preserve is a great place to enjoy a relaxing hike. With the recent rain, the park has a few muddy and partially flooded areas, but nothing you can’t work around. They have a Nature Lodge which is open Wednesday-Sunday from 10 am to¬†5 pm. Because the map has so many different trail … Continue reading »

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Muscoot Farm Hiking Trails

Description: Muscoot Farm is a well maintained and popular destination. Most people come to the park to see the animals, farm, and farmer’s market. They offer a few trails, which are mostly very leisurely hikes that go through woods and fields. Directions: This is a pretty easy place to find. Just head south on Route … Continue reading »

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Muscoot Farm – The Animals and Farmer’s Market

Muscoot Farm is a great way to keep those kids busy for an hour or two or simply enjoy a beautiful day outdoors. The Farm has been around since 1880 and has some educational displays within the farm. There are plenty of farm animals to see from donkeys, cows, and horses to pigs, goats, and … Continue reading »

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Hilltop Hanover Farm in Yorktown

Description: Hilltop Hanover is a nice little jem to take a nice hour and a half trail walk on a Sunday morning with just enough up and down that you might break a little sweat. Directions: This place is actually high budget compared to most other organizations. They actually have an informative website and directions … Continue reading »

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Bald Mountain – John E Hand Park – Teatown Kitchawan Trail

Description: Bald Mountain is a short half hour hike to the top, which in itself isn’t really worth doing unless you’re just taking your dog for a walk or want to break in your new bikeThe view isn’t much in the summer as everything is grown over, even in the winter its far from breathtaking. … Continue reading »

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Brinton Brook Sanctuary and Jane E Lytle Arboretum Hike

Maps: You have 2 options If you just want to do Brinton Brook, then the map from the Saw Mill River Audobon Society is sufficient. However, I suggest extending you hike to at least the Jane E. Lytle Arboretum as well and using the whole map of Croton. Alternatively you can check out Graff Sanctuary … Continue reading »

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