Guided Nature Hike at Westmoreland Sanctuary - Nature Center & Wildlife Preserve | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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Guided Nature Hike at Westmoreland Sanctuary - Nature Center & Wildlife Preserve


Westmoreland Sanctuary
260 Chestnut Ridge Road
Mount Kisco, NY 10549

41.180470 -73.684498

County: Westchester
Region: Lower Hudson


  • September 2, 2024, 11:00AM, Please arrive a few minutes early. The hike will leave at 11:10
Detailed Times/Hours Westmoreland is open, staffed and free 7 days a week, 9-5. We are always happy to welcome visitors to the museum, grounds and hiking trails.


Event Type Walk/Hike Description Westmoreland Sanctuary is excited to host a guided nature hike as part of the Hudson River Valley Ramble. The 1 hour and 1-mile-long hike will be led by Westmoreland Naturalist, Joshua Cohen. Weave in and out of fields and forests as you take in the serene beauty of Westmoreland’s educational campus. Learn about nature in the summer, forest and pond ecology, Westchester history, and native plants and animals. Hike begins at 11:10 AM, meet inside the Westmoreland Sanctuary Natural Science Museum, the hike will end at the Museum as well. The museum is a short walk from the parking area. Other features at Westmoreland Sanctuary include a terrace garden with a small pond and children's playhouse, picnic area, live animals and exhibits within the museum and 8.5 miles of hiking trails. We hope to see you there! Organization Hosting the Event Westmoreland Sanctuary Phone Number 9146668448


$5 per person, free admission ages 12 and under. No parking fees or entry fee to the Natural Science Museum or trails

Additional Information

Rugged terrain, moderate inclines, possible muddy conditions (weather dependent)
Additional Equipment Required: No additional equipment

Event Duration (hours): 1
Difficulty: Moderate
This event is NOT Suitable for children under: 5
Length (miles): 1
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly: Yes
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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