Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River

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#3 of 8 in Wildlife in Westchester County
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Ward Pound Ridge Reservation Reviews
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  • Enjoyed a short hike through the forest to the overlook on Leatherman’s loop. Spectacular views from the outlook. Walking fairly easy although suitable footwear advisable as can be slippery on some of...  more »
  • Enjoyed the hiking trails, great views and some elevation changes. Had some issues following the map and tree markings. Didn't get too lost and our phone GPS was working!  more »
  • Just visited the reservation this past Saturday and the leaves were gorgeous. There are a number of parks and reservations in the Westchester/Fairfield County Area, but this one surpasses all of them....  more »
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  • 7000 acre County park with picnic area, nature museum, + miles & miles of trails thru undulating woodland. Great hiking + cross country skiing, lots of wildlife. I used to go there all the time in 1970s & 80s .... Revisited 6 months ago for first time in 25 years ... Its barely changed (a good thing).
  • Had a great time with the kids. Rangers and staff are super nice. Grounds are well maintained. Lots to do in the area.
  • This is a really gorgeous park. It may be the best in Westchester County! The variety of vegetation and terrain is the key feature of this park. I went hiking with a friend shortly after an ice breakup on the Cross River. It was very interesting to see all the large blocks of ice that were getting pushed around and out of the river. From what I have seen of this park, it does not have the steep climbs that hardcore hikers tend to favor. It does though have a great variety of trails and should be on the must hike list of trekkers of all levels.
  • Great park for hiking or trail running. Trails are technical in a running sense, but no massive climbs, especially for hikers.
  • Just beautiful. Lots of trails, beautiful mountain views, the famous Leatherman s loop
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