Birding at Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Rockefeller State Park Preserve together with adjoining private lands is one of the largest undeveloped tracts of land in Westchester County. With its mix of woodlands, fields, wetlands and a lake, the Preserve supports a diversity of species, especially birds. Come find out why the National Audubon Society has designated this an Important Bird Area. A hint: nearly …

Free

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 …

Wildlife Photography Workshop

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Join wildlife photographer, Bill Golden, for a workshop to learn what settings are most effective in photographing animals in their natural habitat. Explore some of the best locations to photograph within the Preserve, as Bill has learned from his many years photographing here. Meet in the Rockefeller State Park Visitor’s Center courtyard. Bring your DSLR …

$3

Birding at Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Rockefeller State Park Preserve together with adjoining private lands is one of the largest undeveloped tracts of land in Westchester County. With its mix of woodlands, fields, wetlands and a lake, the Preserve supports a diversity of species, especially birds. Come find out why the National Audubon Society has designated this an Important Bird Area. A hint: nearly …

Free

Fall Foliage Photo Walk

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Capture the beauty of fall foliage with photographer, Heidi Fuhrman, on a 2-mile walk through Rockefeller State Park Preserve in search of scenic vistas and natural subjects. Heidi will guide you to some of the best locations to shoot and will advise on framing, perspective, lighting, etc. Any camera is fine, even a cell phone; …

$3

Watercolor Painting En Plein Air

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Experience nature through painting! Learn the watercolor technique under the guidance of award-winning artist, Anne Johann, as you absorb the beauty of the landscape at Rockefeller State Park Preserve. You may bring your own supplies if you have them; if not, supplies will be provided. Recommended supplies include: a watercolor set, paintbrushes, watercolor paper, pencil, …

$8

Autumn Tree Identification Walk

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Join naturalist John McShane for a stroll through the Rockefeller State Park Preserve and discuss some key skills on how to identify native trees. You’ll also learn how and why the leaves change color in the fall. The hike will be around 1-2 miles with frequent stops for discussion. Suggested ages 10+. Meet in the …

$3

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.