Full Moon Hike: “Pink Moon”

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Every month Rockefeller State Park Preserve gives hikers an opportunity to experience the Preserve after dark on its “Full Moon Hike” series. Join this very popular and special event! Meet at the Visitor’s Center courtyard. The hike will be about 4 miles. Please bring water, a flashlight or headlamp, and dress according to weather conditions. Leashed dogs are welcome. …

$3

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
Recurring Event Tree Identification Walk

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

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

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

Water, Water, Everywhere

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Celebrate World Water Day (March 22) with park educator, Laura Compagni, on this 4-mile adventure along some of the most iconic waterways in the Preserve. Learn all about the water cycle and conservation. Stop by the Old Croton Aqueduct weir to see how humans have modified the landscape to provide access to this precious resource. …

$3

Silent Night: Hike with Mike

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Unlike the Park's usual night walks, this walk will be limited to 15 individuals so that you can really get a feel for the nuances of the nocturnal forest. Great horned owl activity can be expected. Coyotes and foxes may begin rearing their young around this time, resulting in increased vocalization. You may also be …

$3

Herbalism Workshop: Spring

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Join herbalist Clare Pierson for an exploration of the medicinal properties of herbs in this celebration of life as plants begin to awake from their slumber on the first day of spring. Embark on a weed walk to observe herbs in their natural environment and then practice making basic medicine from herbs that are observed, …

$3

Full Moon Hike: “Worm Moon”

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Every month Rockefeller State Park Preserve gives hikers an opportunity to experience the Preserve after dark on its “Full Moon Hike” series. Join this very popular and special event! Meet at the Visitor’s Center courtyard. The hike will be about 4 miles. Please bring water, a flashlight or headlamp, and dress according to weather conditions. Leashed dogs are welcome. …

$3

Hike with Mike: Buttermilk Hill

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Enjoy a 5-6 mile hike at a brisk but steady pace, skirting the fields at the foot of Buttermilk Hill, where Woody Allen filmed one of his early movies. The return route will be determined by weather and joyful spontaneity. The hike will be guided by park historian, Mike Miernik, and will start and end …

$3

Full Moon Hike: “Snow Moon”

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Every month Rockefeller State Park Preserve gives hikers an opportunity to experience the Preserve after dark on its "Full Moon Hike" series. Join this very popular and special event! Meet at the Visitor’s Center courtyard. The hike will be about 4 miles. Bring water, a flashlight or headlamp, and dress according to weather conditions. Leashed …

$3

Hike with Mike: Pocantico Lake

Rockefeller State Park Preserve 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY

Join Rockefeller State Park Preserve historian Mike Miernik for a six-mile hike to Pocantico Lake and back. Learn about Pocantico Lake and how it influences the amount of water in the Pocantico River and Swan Lake areas of the Preserve. The hike will take three to four hours, depending on conditions. You will move at …

$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.