Croton Arboretum

Also called Jane E. Lytle Memorial Arboretum


Location: Croton-on-Hudson
Distance: .75 mile
Skill Level: easy, good for little walkers
Elevation Gain: minimal
Type of Hike: loop
Trail Condition: trail, boardwalk
Wow Factor: pretty

How to get there: From the Taconic, take Underhill Ave East.  Turn right on 129 > Grand St.  Keep right on Grand St > Old Post Rd.  Right on Lounsbury Rd > Fox Rd.  You’ll drive through the golf course to a tiny 2-3 car parking spot.


Summary: With the parking area to your back, head right on to the yellow trail.

Yellow turns into blue, going left.

There is a short out-and-back red overlook trail that is better in winter.

Blue ends at the white trail.  Right takes you over into Brinton Brook Sanctuary via a steep uphill connector trail.

Hang a left on white to complete the loop.

At the fork, take either boardwalk path.  The left, inside trail has a gazebo.

Finish at the parking circle.


Facilities: none
Hunting: no


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