Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Route 117, 1 mile east of Route 9, Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591. This park is over 1,700 acres donated by the Rockefeller family with over 45 miles of carriage trails. 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.
Several features of the park play leading roles in local lore, including Spook Rock, Raven Rock and the site of the former Carl's Mill.
The park hosts special events in all seasons, including the popular Hulda's Night and Rocky's 5K.