Rockefeller State Park Preserve, Pleasantville

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State Park Nature / Park
• 13 Bridges Loop Trail - 1.9 miles of even to moderate grade, leading to 13 bridges on the wandering Gory Brook

• Bird Feeder Area - located next to the art gallery, many birds frequent the feeders in all seasons

• Fern Garden - located at the entrance, this garden is volunteer maintained

• Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park - 0.9 miles of the Old Croton Aqueduct travel through the preserve.

• Peony Monument - located next to the art gallery, these beautiful flowers were donated by a town in Southern Japan (the town of Yatsuka in the Shimane Prefecture). The peonies bloom every spring in late April through early May.

• Rockwood Hall - it was once the county estate of the late William M. Rockefeller

• Swan Lake - located a short walk from the art gallery, a 22-acre lake

• The Art Gallery @ Rockefeller State Park Preserve - gallery of two-dimensional arts. Rotated every six weeks. See the calendar of events for the most updated exhibit.
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  • It's great that here in suburbia, there is still somewhere that I can go for a walk and not be bothered by anyone. No costs, nobody stopping you at a gate - the nearest place to really get away from t...  more »
  • Originally built for horse-drawn carriages, the many miles of trails in this park take walkers through landscapes that include fields and forests, a working farm and a scenic river and lake.  more »
  • Going early, no crowds, nice clean trails, no crowds blocking trails (pass to the right....not complicated)....beautiful landscaping....later in the morning, would wonder if admission is fr...  more »