22 parks parks Kingsland Point Park Built in 1926 at the mouth of the Pocantico River, the park offers picnic areas, ballfields, hiking, fishing & playgrounds, as well as spectacular overlook areas & views of the historic Tarrytown Lighthouse. Palmer Ave, Sleepy Hollow - 914-366-5109 Kitchawan Preserve Bordered by the NYC reservoir property and the North County Trailway, the park features native woodland and open fields, where butterflies and migrating birds can be seen in abundance in late spring. 712 Kitchawan Rd. (Route 134), Ossining - 914-231-4500 Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial A magnificent 234-acre property consisting of woodlands, open grass meadows and formal gardens offering several inspirational memorials and a museum honoring Westchester veterans. 2610 Amawalk Road, Route 35, Somers - 914-864-7268 Lenoir Preserve Housing many different nature exhibits. Every spring & fall, bird watchers gather to observe major hawk migrations. In summer, the butterfly garden & dragonfly pond are at their height! 19 Dudley Street, Yonkers - 914-968-5851 Marshlands Conservancy Forest, meadow, salt marsh & shore can be explored and appreciated here. There are three miles of trails and one-half mile of shoreline along the Long Island Sound. Adjacent to Jay Property. Route 1, Rye - 914-835-4466 Merestead A country mansion tucked away in the hills overlooking the surrounding valley. Here you can imagine the elegance of life on a 130-acre estate with a staff of 12 to keep everything running smoothly. 455 Byram Lake Road, Mount Kisco - 914-666-4258 Sal J. Prezioso Mountain Lakes Park Westchester’s northernmost county park. It is characterized by a rugged landscape and native hardwood forest with miles of trails. The park boasts five lakes and a spectacular overlook! 201 Hawley Road, North Salem - 914-864-7312 Muscoot Farm An early-1900s interpretive farm that is open year-round with programs for families, as well as group tours. Hikers and visitors can explore 777 acres through fields, woodlands & wetlands. Route 100, Somers - 914-864-7282 Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary Along a migratory flyway, this sanctuary is home to a great diversity of marine life. In winter months, the 85-acre lake hosts over 5,000 ducks. Recognized by the Audubon Society of NY. Playland Parkway, Rye - 914-967-8720 Ridge Road Park 236-acre park w/ reservable picnic areas for families & groups, three pavilions, a playground & athletic fields - including the Miracle Field for children and adults with disabilities. 287 Ridge Road, Hartsdale - 914-946-8133 Saxon Woods Park An 18-hole golf course as well as a miniature golf course, the county’s largest swimming pool, a children’s aquatic playground, picnic areas & playground that is accessible to the disabled. 1800 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains - 914-995-4480/1 Silver Lake Preserve Woodland & unmowed field trails, small streams & old stone foundations throughout its 236 acres. Rugged topography, rising in steep rock outcrops from the lake. Fishing not permitted. Lake Street, White Plains - 914-231-4500 Sprain Ridge Park The park’s 278 acres include two picnic areas. The remainder of the park is heavily wooded, with a variety of hiking and mountain bike trails. 149 Jackson Avenue, Yonkers - 914-231-3450 Tibbetts Brook Park Seen as a refuge from urban living, an oasis of green surrounded by the city. It offers woodlands, lakes, playing fields, playgrounds & a swimming complex. Major activities lawn that hosts various events. 355 Midland Avenue, Yonkers - 914-231-2870; June - Sept. 914-231-2865 Twin Lakes Park and Nature Study Woods Westchester’s largest and most diverse equestrian center. Spread over two campuses, the park offers over 100 stalls, two indoor arenas, four outdoor arenas and miles of trails. 960B California Road, Bronxville - 914-961-2192 V. Everit Macy Park Ballfields, a playground and picnic pavilion. Woodlands Lake section for fishing and ice skat- ing, provides access to the South County Trailway. Also home to Great Hunger Memorial Park. Saw Mill River Road, Route 9A, Ardsley - 914-946-8133 Woodlands Lake at VE Macy Park Saw Mill River Parkway, Irvington - 914-946-8133 Wampus Pond Several Native American artifacts and remnants of historically significant cultural developments, including early 20th century rock shelters were found within or near the park’s 93-acres. Route 128, Armonk - 914-273-3230 Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Westchester’s largest park at 4,315-acres. Varied terrain & miles of wooded trails provide a variety of activities in all seasons: picnicking, lean-to camping, fishing & cross-country skiing. Route 35 & 121 South, Cross River - 914-864-7317 Trailside Nature Museum Established in 1937 and home to a large collection of mounted animals, American Indian artifacts, educational exhibits, child-friendly interactive displays, and nature-oriented artwork. Route 35 & 121 South, Cross River - 914-864-7322 Willson’s Woods Park & Wilson’s Waves Waterpark A beautiful two-story bathhouse set along the local road that bisects the park & one million-gal- lon pool were completed in 1928. Four section waterpark & areas for picnicking and fishing. East Lincoln Avenue, Mount Vernon - 914-813-6990