In late spring, this property, a former research facility of the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens, features an abundance of migrating birds and butterflies. Hiking through the preserve’s trails and unpaved roads reveals old stone walls that divided private properties and crop fields a century ago.
County park pass is not required for admission
Directions: 712 Kitchawan Rd. (Route 134), Ossining
Park hours: Open seven days a week, 8 a.m. to dusk, year-round.
Phone: (914) 231-4500
Dogs: Must be leashed.