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

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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

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