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Rockefeller State Park Preserve

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125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY 10570-3500
+1 914-631-1470
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Beautiful spartan preserve, great trails

This a beautiful gem of a park, quietly tucked away from civilization. Nice trails, very nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yetanotherroadtrip
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Ridge, New York
via mobile
Running in Rockefeller State Park

This is a beautiful place for a walk almost any time of year, but for any serious long distance... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sniveler
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New York
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“stone barn” (5 reviews)
“long trails” (2 reviews)
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LOCATION
125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY 10570-3500
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+1 914-631-1470
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"stone barn"
in 5 reviews
"long trails"
in 2 reviews
"private property"
in 3 reviews
"carriage trails"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful place to walk"
in 3 reviews
"miles and miles"
in 3 reviews
"water fountain"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful trails"
in 5 reviews
"small lake"
in 2 reviews
"westchester county"
in 6 reviews
"blue hill"
in 3 reviews
"hudson river"
in 7 reviews
"working farm"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 2 reviews
"lovely lake"
in 2 reviews
"walking trails"
in 2 reviews
"visitor center"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This a beautiful gem of a park, quietly tucked away from civilization. Nice trails, very nice people, lots of locals walking their dogs, out with family or exercising on their own. There is a place for people to bring their horses in and ride the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful place for a walk almost any time of year, but for any serious long distance runner, Rockefeller SP or "The Rockies" is perhaps one of the greatest places to train in the world. That it is easy distance to NYC, is...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

I love walking and running here. My only reservation is that it truly is leashed dogs only because of the horses. My dogs are used to being off and running around like lunatics so walking them here on a leash is like making a kid...More

2  Thank BarryMama
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

One of the best kept secrets of Westchester. My family and I frequent this park all year round. Beautiful, quite and scenic. This place is excellent for walking, hiking, running or just to sit and clear your head.

1  Thank Benny N
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This park has an extensive series of walking trails, and , because of this, any level of walker or jogger can enjoy him or herself immensely. There is a small lake to stroll around, a trail that winds through a cow farm, and many other...More

Thank Nancy R
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

Any season, any day, any time from sunrise to sunset, Rockefeller State Park Preserve is the BEST! Parking is easy, onsite and free during the off season. Park passes are available for a nominal charge during the summer, and free passes are available to seniors...More

Thank MawaNewYork
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Great and big park, nice views and nature. Good for solo walk, running, walk with a dog, photography. Also nice wildlife to see. The park is quite big so it's better to explore by parts Main parking $6 but free in the evening. Also some...More

Thank emphavoice
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Hundreds of miles of beautiful trails, lakes, and streams. Can visit the farm at Stone Barns and stop in the shop there as well.

1  Thank jrachlin
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Rockefeller is my sanctuary. Wonderful place to run, hike or stroll. I run there every weekend and as often as possible during the week. Really clears your head to be surrounded by nature. I miss the cows though...

1  Thank atraymore
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We often go to Rockefeller to walk around the lake for our token exercise. There are many trails for those interested in long walks along the well groomed sandy carriage trails. Every one is surrounded by trees or grass. After storms the debris is cleaned...More

1  Thank lindaofny
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BrooklynMaMa
11 June 2018|
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Response from Sniveler | Reviewed this property |
no swimming
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akhomerak
9 June 2018|
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Response from jrachlin | Reviewed this property |
No. There are a number of small lakes/ponds and many streams, but no beach.
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Maredith M
18 March 2018|
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Response from Julia J | Property representative |
Its definitely a wildlife destination. On the lake which is only a half mile from the parking lot, is home to cormorants, buffleheads, mallards, mergansers, great blue herons, painted turtles, snapping turtles, pond fish... More
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