Graff Audubon Sanctuary

  Location: Croton-on-Hudson Distance: 1.25 miles Skill Level: easy Elevation Gain: 200' Type of Hike: loop Trail Condition: dirt trail Wow Factor: stone platform Website  How to get there:  Park at the culdesac at the end of Briggs Lane.   Summary:  From the parking area, walk up the paved driveway (there is one red blaze that … Continue reading Graff Audubon Sanctuary

Hemlock Brook Preserve

Location: Yorktown Heights Distance: .8 mile Skill Level: easy Elevation Gain: 50' Type of Hike: lollipop Trail Condition: dirt trail Wow Factor: old stone chimney, views of the ravine How to get there:  From the Taconic, take Underhill Ave toward Croton.  Make a right on Baldwin Rd (continue right to stay on Baldwin).  Head left … Continue reading Hemlock Brook Preserve

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