Hudson River Audubon Society of Westchester
A New York Chapter of the National Audubon Society
Serving the communities of Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry,
Hastings-on-Hudson, Irvington and Yonkers

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Rockefeller State Park Preserve / Pocantico Hills, North Tarrytown   E-BIRD MAP   E-BIRD CHECK LIST   GOOGLE MAP

One of the best places to view Eastern Bluebirds. Look for them on the Overlook Trail. There are feeders near visitor's center.


Rockefeller State Park Preserve in North Tarrytown is located on NY Route 117 approximately 3/4 mile east of Route 9 in North Tarrytown. The preserve offers a wide variety of habitats including Swan Lake for waterfowl, red maple swamp for spring warblers and winter owls and a ridgeline location which offers occasional views of the fall hawk migration. The Preserve has miles of different trails.

A species list and a trail map is available. Parking fee charged.

Directions from the south:
1. Take Saw Mill River Parkway North to exit 26, Taconic State Parkway.
2. Once on the Taconic Parkway, immediately get off first exit, for Route 117.
3. Make left onto Route 117 and go 1.6 miles to entrance on the left.

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