Carolin’s Grove

Location: Pound Ridge Distance: 1 mile Skill Level: easy Elevation Gain: 50' Type of Hike: barbell Trail Condition: dirt, trail, grass Wow Factor: pretty pine grove How to get there: From I684, take exit 6.  Follow 35 East until it ends.  Make a right onto 121.  Make a left onto 137.  The parking lot is … Continue reading Carolin’s Grove

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Sparkle Lake Park Playground

Location: Yorktown Parking: large lot Traffic: minimal off season, residents only during lake hours Fee: none Suggested Age: 2-5 Tot Friendly: yes Gated: yes Sandbox: no Swings/Baby Swings: 1/1 Play equipment: slides, tunnel, bouncer, tire ladder, bridge, rocker Review: I love finding completely fenced in playgrounds!  This is small but clean and perfect for little … Continue reading Sparkle Lake Park Playground

FDR State Park Playground, Lot 2

Location: Yorktown Parking: large lot Traffic: busy year round, uncomfortably packed on summer weekends and holidays Fee: paid parking, seasonally Suggested Age: 2-12 Tot Friendly: yes Gated: no, but set well back from the parking lot and backs up to the woods Sandbox: no Swings/Baby Swings: tons! Play equipment: 6 play structures, 6 or more baby … Continue reading FDR State Park Playground, Lot 2