Sunset Hike at Rockwood Hall

Rockwood Hall 1 Rockwood Road, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Join this 3-mile sunset hike at Rockwood Hall for what the organizer hopes will be a spectacular view over the Hudson River and the Tappan Zee Bridge. Please dress according to weather conditions and bring water. Leashed dogs are welcome. This hike is at Rockwood Hall, DO NOT go to the main Preserve entrance. The parking …

$3
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Tree Identification Walk

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Join Rockefeller State Park Preserve's flora steward, Devyani Mishra, on a leisurely stroll to learn more about trees and other plants in the area and how to identify them. The hike will be short with frequent stops for discussion. Meet in the Visitor’s Center courtyard and bring water to drink. Leashed dogs are welcome.

$3

Rockwood Ramble 10k

Rockwood Hall 1 Rockwood Road, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Starting and finishing in historic Rockwood Hall, the annual Rockwood Ramble 10K is a favorite. Scenic Hudson River views greet runners before the course veers into the woods. The wide carriage roads provide the perfect setting for experienced trail runners and first timers. Say goodbye to traffic, pavement and noise and hello to the Preserve! …

$20 – $50
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Stargazing in Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Experience Sleepy Hollow after dark! Peer into the cosmos with Vinny Coulehan of the Rockland Astronomy Club; view the night sky through a telescope and catch a glimpse of our planetary neighbors. Meet at the Rockefeller State Park Visitor’s Center courtyard, followed by a short walk on the Overlook trail to the viewing location. Dress …

$3

Shakespeare at Sunset

Rockwood Hall 1 Rockwood Road, Sleepy Hollow, NY

As William Shakespeare famously wrote, "All the world's a stage." Bring a picnic and a blanket and come ready to read or just relax and listen. We will have fun with the Bard's work as it was meant to be experienced: outdoors and out loud, without homework, essays, or tests. Whether you're a novice, a …

$3
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History of Rockwood Hall

Rockwood Hall 1 Rockwood Road, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Join park Historian, David Teich, on an adventure into the past as he explores Rockwood Hall and its rich history through stories of the land and the people who called it home. Former estate of William Rockefeller, this site boasts scenic views overlooking the Hudson, lush forests, and remnants of 19th century luxuries. Leashed dogs …

$3
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Tree Identification Walk

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Join Rockefeller State Park Preserve's flora steward, Devyani Mishra, on a leisurely stroll to learn more about trees and other plants in the area and how to identify them. The hike will be short with frequent stops for discussion. Meet in the Visitor’s Center courtyard and bring water to drink. Leashed dogs are welcome.

$3

Local Lore and Legends

Park Manager Residence 25 Sleepy Hollow Road, Sleepy Hollow, NY

While Sleepy Hollow is well known for its headless horseman, there are quite a few lesser-known legends that take place on this land. The names of some of our most iconic locations such as Spook Rock, Ravens Rock, Witch’s Spring come from stories that have been told by locals dating back hundreds of years. Join …

$3
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Wildflower Walk

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Join wildflower expert Patty Butter for a leisurely walk and learn about the identification of spring ephemeral wildflowers. Contribute as a citizen scientist to increase our knowledge of the ecology of the Preserve by logging your observations in the iNaturalist app. Bring a camera or cell phone to take pictures and add the iNaturalist app …

$3

Sounds of Nature

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Join this adventure into the soundscape of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve! If you’ve ever been on a walk and heard birdsong, crickets, or frogs chirping and wondered what it was, or where it was coming from, then this program is for you! Enjoy a walk guided by Anne Swaim of the Saw Mill River …

$3

Rocky’s 5k

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Run like a headless horseman is after you! 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 …

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Hulda’s Night at Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Park Manager Residence 25 Sleepy Hollow Road, Sleepy Hollow, NY

Hulda's Night at Rockefeller State Park Preserve is like nothing else you've ever experienced. Step back in time on this very special night in the woods of the real Sleepy Hollow! You walk through the gathering gloom, your path lit only by lanterns. The dark woods surround you as the chill night air settles in. The sound of …

$28

There’s something for everyone in the real Sleepy Hollow—farmers markets, live music, street fairs, historic homes, hiking trails, kayaking and boating on the Hudson River. Halloween season brings even more for the whole family—haunted hayrides, blazing pumpkins, costumed 5K run, Halloween parade, and of course, the Headless Horseman! For the latest on Fall events, visit our guide to Halloween in Sleepy Hollow.