Sheldrake Environmental Center

  Location: Larchmont Distance: 1 mile, option for more Skill Level: easy Elevation Gain: minimal Type of Hike: loop Trail Condition: trail, boardwalk Wow Factor: two dams Website How to get there:  From the Hutchinson Parkway, take Exit 20.  Turn South on Weaver St/125.  Go about a mile and a half and it will be … Continue reading Sheldrake Environmental Center

Pinecliff Audubon Sanctuary

  Location: Chappaqua Distance: .5 mile Skill Level: easy Elevation Gain: minimal Type of Hike: loop Trail Condition: boardwalk, trail Wow Factor: quarter mile long boardwalk Website How to get there: From the Saw Mill Parkway, take exit 32.  (If coming from the north, right onto Mill St.  At circle, continue onto Mill St.  Right … Continue reading Pinecliff Audubon Sanctuary

Ice Fishing

Dutchess Green Mountain Lake - Pawling Long Pond - Clinton Morgan Lake - Poughkeepsie Rudd Pond - Millerton Silver Lake - Clinton Stissing Pond - Pine Plains Sylvan Lake - Beekman Upton Lake - Clinton Corners Wappinger Lake - Wappingers Falls Whaley Lake - Pawling Orange Barnes Lake - Tuxedo Blue Lake - Tuxedo Cohasset Lakes - Tuxedo Greenwood Lake - Greenwood Lake … Continue reading Ice Fishing

Ruth Walgreen Franklin and Winifred Fels Memorial Sanctuary

Location: North Salem Distance: 2 miles Skill Level: easy Elevation Gain: 200' Type of Hike: loop Trail Condition: grass, dirt, boardwalk Wow Factor: cool rock formation Website How to get there: From I684, take exit 8.  Follow Hardscrabble Road east.  Make a right on Delancey Rd.  First right on Lakeview Rd.  Continue down this loop … Continue reading Ruth Walgreen Franklin and Winifred Fels Memorial Sanctuary