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Small Group 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 …

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Hike with Mike: “Know Your Limits” Part 1

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Get to know your pace and preferred distance in this series of three hikes in Rockefeller State Park Preserve, taking place over three months and guided by Mike Miernik. Part one is an easy walk covering about 2-3 miles, and is suitable for families with strollers. This is a great opportunity for individuals who have …

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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

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Small Group 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
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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 …

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Bird Photography Workshop

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Join wildlife photographer Bill Golden for a bird photography workshop beginning with an instructional overview in the gallery, followed by a walk through the Preserve to put your newfound skills to the test. Learn what settings are most effective in photographing birds and other wildlife and explore some of the best locations to photograph within …

$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

Full Moon Hike: “ Super Strawberry Moon””

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Experience Rockefeller State Park Preserve after dark and observe the “super” moon as it approaches perigee (when it’s closest to Earth) and therefore appears unusually large and bright! Join this 4-mile hike on carriage roads lit by moonlight. You will walk at a brisk pace; some hiking experience is recommended. Meet in the Rockefeller State …

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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
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Small Group 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

Hike with Mike: “Know Your Limits” Part 2

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Get to know your pace and preferred distance in this series of three hikes in Rockefeller State Park Preserve, taking place over three months and guided by Mike Miernik. Our second hike will move at a brisk, steady pace covering about 4-5 miles. This is a great opportunity for individuals to try out their hiking …

$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

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.