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Lovely ponds, lakes, and streams add to the natural beauty of Pound Ridge.
Pound Ridge, incorporated in 1788, is located only 50 miles north of Manhattan in a rural area of Westchester County. Pound Ridge is a community recognized for its natural beauty and appreciated as a peaceful country retreat, where winding roads, wooded hills, and beautiful ponds and lakes sprinkle the landscape.
The Town of Pound Ridge is home to
Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, a 4,315-acre park offering trails for walking, cross-country skiing, camping and more. Ward Pound Ridge Reservation is the largest park in Westchester County.
With its varied terrain, landscapes and miles of wooded trails, the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation provides a variety of activities in all seasons. There are areas for picnicking, lean-to camping, fishing, and cross-country skiing. The park is also home to the
Trailside Nature Museum in Pound Ridge which hosts weekend nature interpretive programs year-round.
Things to Do at Ward Pound Ridge Park
Equestrian Trails | Horseback Riding
Hiking & Walking Trails
Play equipment is available in two areas of the park
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Ponds, lakes, and streams add to the natural beauty of Pound Ridge where all the seasons of the year are beautiful.
If you enjoy hiking, be sure to plan a day or weekend hiking in Pound Ridge. Plan a hiking trip In the autumn when leaves begin to turn and spectacular colors of yellow, rich gold, reds, and burgundy take shape within the trees and landscapes. Pound Ridge offers many great hiking opportunities. Find places to hike and experience autumn in the lower-Hudson Valley of New York.
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