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Cranberry Lake Preserve


Since 1967, this park has been a safe haven for migratory birds, turtles, and dragonflies. The varied landscape includes a four-acre lake, cliffs, scrubland, mixed hardwood forest, vernal pools, and a swamp. Following the History Trail will bring you to a 19th century farmhouse and an early 20th century mining operation. The Nature Center offers family nature program most weekends along with interactive educational displays. Biking, fishing and dogs are prohibited to protect the nature reserve.

  • County park pass is not required for admission. No parking fees.

  • Directions: 1609 Old Orchard Street, North White Plains, NY  10604

  • Park hours: Park open dawn to dusk. Nature Lodge and front gate are open Tuesday-Sunday. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Phone: (914) 428-1005

  • Trail Map

  • History Trail map

  • Wildlife display

  • Nature study: Interpretive programs offered weekends during school year.

  • Field trips: A variety of subjects including Geology and Pond Exploration are offered to school groups and other organizations. Call to arrange.

  • Summer Camp: Children’s Summer Ecology Program for grades one through nine

  • Birthday parties: Call to arrange

  • No dogs allowed

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