Blauvelt State Park is 590 acres of forested green space in Rockland County. Hiking trails provide the only access and afford spectacular views of the Hudson Valley. Note: Park is undeveloped -- there are no toilets and there is limited parking. Dogs only, must be on a leash not more than 6 feet. Not allowed in buildings or bathing areas.
Tarrytown is a village in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, about 25 miles (40 km) north of midtown Manhattan in New York City, and is served by a stop on the Metro-North Hudson Line.
Buttermilk Falls is located at 570 Valley Brook Rd, New Florence, PA 15944. This site features an impressive 45 foot waterfall and scenic woodland. The 48-acre natural area was donated to Indiana County Parks in 1995 by the Keystone-Conemaugh Group, owners of the nearby Conemaugh Generating Station.
The Greenburgh Nature Center is a non-profit nature preserve set on 33 beautiful acres in the heart of lower Westchester County. We offer an extensive platform of nature and environmental education for the benefit and enjoyment of our many visitors.
Hook Mountain State Park is functionally part of a continuous complex of parks that also includes Rockland Lake State Park, Nyack Beach State Park, and Haverstraw Beach State Park. A central feature of the park is Hook Mountain, a 689-foot (210 m) summit overlooking Rockland Lake and the Hudson River.
The Kensico Reservoir is a reservoir located in the towns of Armonk (North Castle), Harrison and Valhalla (Mount Pleasant), New York. It was formed by the old earth and gravel dam, built in 1885, which impounded waters from the Bronx and Byram rivers, and supplied about 18 million gallons daily.
Kykuit, which is Dutch for "lookout," is the most picturesque of the Hudson Valley estates and also one of the most recent. The house was built in 1906 by John D. Rockefeller for his father, the founder of Standard Oil. Kykuit has housed four generations of Rockefellers and the Neoclassical interior is reminiscent of an English country home.
Largely conceived by his son, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and enriched by the art collection of third-generation scion, Governor of New York and Vice President of the United States, Nelson A. Rockefeller, it has been home to four generations of the family.
Kykuit is a 40-room National Trust house in Westchester County, New York, built by oil tycoon, philanthropist and Rockefeller family patriarch John D. Rockefeller. Largely conceived by his son, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and enriched by the art collection of third-generation scion, Governor of New York and Vice President of the United States, Nelson A. Rockefeller, it has been home to four generations of the family.
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North-South County Trailway. This paved, multi-use trail spans 36.2 miles through Westchester County, 22.1 miles comprise the North County Trailway, from Eastview in the Town of Greenburgh north to Putnam County. The remaining 14.1 miles, south to the New York City border make up the South County Trailway.
A: Palisades Climb is a casual, family-oriented attraction. We suggest you dress comfortably. Closed shoes are required for our ropes course. No skirts or dresses permitted on the ropes course. Please dress family friendly. Q. What forms of payment do you accept? A: We accept Cash, Travelers Checks and all major US Credit Cards. Q.
Palisades Interstate Park and its governing body, the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, was formed under an interstate compact in 1900 by governors Theodore Roosevelt of New York and Foster M. Voorhees of New Jersey in response to the destruction of the Palisades by quarry operators in the late 19th century.
of Greenburgh Celebrating 225 years of Incorporation 1788 - 2013 Ceremonial Town Board Meeting 3/7/13 . Welcome to the Town of Greenburgh. I am very proud of the programs offered to our residents and want to urge you to visit our library, our parks, the Greenburgh Nature Center, the Theodore D. Young Community Center.
Wander along a woodland path and enter the year 1750, when Philipsburg Manor was a thriving milling and trading complex that was home to 23 enslaved individuals of African descent. Step into the working gristmill and learn about the work of Caesar, the enslaved African miller.
Pierson Park Pierson Park is one of my favorite outdoor spots in Tarrytown New York because it's all brand-spanking-new, it's so close to town, and, well, it's just simply gorgeous! And, it's most definitely THE best place to witness construction of the New Tappan Zee Bridge.
Rockefeller State Park Preserve offers quiet countryside walks of all lengths through forested hills and valleys surrounding sunlit pastoral fields. Thirty miles north of New York City, the property is the former Pocantico Hills and Rockwood Hall country estates of John D. Rockefeller family and William Rockefeller.
Developed by William A. Rockefeller in 1884, his estate “Rockwood Hall” in Mt. Pleasant was declared “the second most impressive home in America.” Vanderbilt’s “Biltmore” in North Carolina was the first. The mansion itself contained 200 - rooms and no expense was spared in its’ design, construction, and furnishings.
Sprain Ridge Park is named for its location on a ridge between the northbound and southbound lanes of the Sprain Brook Parkway. There are several theories as to the origin of the name “Sprain.” It appears in the Greenburgh town records as early as 1743.
Greenburgh is bordered by the city of Yonkers on the south, the town of Mount Pleasant to the north, and to the east by the city of White Plains and the town of Scarsdale. The western boundary is the Hudson River. The Tappan Zee Bridge connects Tarrytown in Greenburgh with South Nyack in Orangetown, New York.
Tallman Mountain State Park comprises wooded country on the easterly slope of the Palisades uplands overlooking the Hudson and Piermont Marsh, which lies between the river and the slope. The marsh is part of the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve.
Tarrytown is a village in the town of Greenburgh in Westchester County, New York, United States.It is located on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, about 25 miles (40 km) north of midtown Manhattan in New York City, and is served by a stop on the Metro-North Hudson Line.
Unfortunately, the bridge where Ichabod was unseated by a pumpkin is the most popular destination in Sleepy Hollow that doesn’t exist—at least, not in its original form and original location. Whatever simple wooden span crossed the Pocantico River in the late 1700’s has long since rotted away.
Untermyer Park and Gardens is owned by the City of Yonkers. There are two designated parking spaces available next to the Cola Community Center. The path leading to the Walled Garden, and the paths within the Walled Garden are flat and covered with fine gravel. The restrooms are multiuser and both have one handicapped stall.
Sunnyside is the former property of the writer Washington Irving (1783-1859), the first American writer to achieve international acclaim. Its fanciful architecture and lovely views over the river embody the essence of the 19C Romantic landscape.
About the Park. Mayor Scott Fadness has announced plans to invest in a 70-acre waterfront park at Geist Reservoir. The park will be developed at the last-remaining undeveloped parcel of the 1,900 acre reservoir, located approximately at 111th Street on the east side of Olio Road.