Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Route 117, 1 mile east of Route 9, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591. This park is comprised of 1,400 acres donated by the Rockefeller family. Seasonal activities include hiking, recreational running, bird watching, fishing (New York state fishing license and Rockefeller Park permit required), picnicking, horseback riding, carriage driving, photography, painting, geocaching (park permit required). In winter, there are sledding hills, snowshoe trails, and cross-country skiing. Household pets are allowed on leash.
Equestrian use and carriage driving is allowed by permit only, contact the preserve office for permit and fee. There’s a $6 parking fee for car parking in the lot at the main entrance. Additional fee for horse trailers. Trail maps are available at the park visitor center and through Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve. Park map is also available as a printable PDF here. Preserve grounds are open year round, 7 am to sunset. Office is open 9 am to 4:30 pm, closed Christmas day.
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Beautiful fall foliage is the perfect backdrop for Rocky’s 5K. Challenging hills and wide carriage roads – the perfect race for experienced trails runners and first timers. If you are familiar with the Rockies, test your stamina and charge those uphills! First 5K? The well-marked course and friendly volunteers will make it enjoyable from start to finish. Overall and age group awards, t-shirts and refreshments. The race is $30 early registration, $35 day of.
When: Saturday, October 20, 2018. Race begins at 9 am.
Where: Rockefeller State Park Preserve, 1 Rockwood Road, Sleepy Hollow NY 10591
For information and registration: http://www.friendsrock.org, 914-762-0209.