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Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Copyright: - New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation
Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Description - The Rockefeller State Park Preserve is characterized by a variety of habitats, including wetlands, woodlands, meadows, fields and a lake. Lovely carriage paths offer an opportunity to hike, stroll, job, horseback ride or cross-country ski through beautiful terrain. This is popular park with bird watchers and nature photographers. Fishermen enjoy catching bass and bluegill. A visitor center offers historical exhibits. Equestrian use by permit only.

Attractions - The Rockefeller State Park Preserve is characterized by a variety of habitats, including wetlands, woodlands, meadows, fields and a lake. Carriagewayss traverse the park, leading into shady river lanes, intimate wooded paths and panoramic vistas. The preserve is ideal for strolling, jogging, cross-country skiing and horseback riding. Nature enthusiasts enjoy bird watching, photography and sketching. Anglers will find the lake an excellent fishing spot.

Recreation - Rockefeller State Park Preserve offers a visitor center, a nature trail, fishing access, horseback riding, hiking and cross-country skiing. The Preserve is open year-round from 8 a.m. to dusk. Separate horse trailer parking available.

Climate - The Rockefeller State Park area has a varied climate with average January temperatures ranging from above 22 degrees down to 18 degrees Fahrenheit (above -6 degrees Celsius). Summer temperatures average around 72 degrees Fahrenheit (22 degrees Celsius). Precipitation in the region ranges from 40 to more than 44 inches of rain and snowmelt.

Location - Located near the Hudson River, the Rockefeller State Park Preserve may be reached by traveling US 9 near Tarrytown then heading east on SR 117, 1 mile.


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Contact Information:
Rockefeller State Park Preserve, P.O. Box 338 , Tarrytown, NY, 10591, Phone: 914-631-1470

Additional Information:
New York State Parks - The New York Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation offers 152 parks, 35 historic sites and 27 golf courses for all tastes, ages and abilities.
Taconic / Hudson Valley Travel Region - The Taconic / Hudson Valley Travel Region is truly a New York treasurer. The area offers graceful mountains, the beautiful Hudson River, palatial estates, quaint historic villages, magnificent gardens and lush vineyards.

Links:
New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation - Official agency Website

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