Guided Tree Walk at Zofnass Preserve! | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area

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Guided Tree Walk at Zofnass Preserve!

Location

Zofnass Family Preserve
258 Upper Shad Road
Pound Ridge, NY 10576

41.180369 -73.598614

County: Westchester
Region: Lower Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 7, 2024, 10:00AM
Detailed Times/Hours Please arrive promptly at 10:00 so the tour can begin on time.

Details

Event Type Walk/Hike Description Come take a guided tree hike with WLT's land preserve manager, Ben! He will carve a path through the nearly 7.5 miles of trails to identify some of our most loved native trees. The trail system features hundreds of stepping stones for crossing streams and wetlands, a 50-foot tall “grand” stone staircase, and dozens of educational signs and small notes pointing out the preserve’s many interesting and fun features. Organization Hosting the Event Westchester Land Trust Phone Number 9142346992

Registration

Advance registration required.
Please register by September 5th to Michelle Dellorusso at michelle@westchesterlandtrust.org or 914-234-6992 x.17

Additional Information

The preserve’s geology is highly varied, which lends itself to a unique blend of ecosystems including complex wetlands, upland forests, and rock outcroppings. This habitat is home to a high number of different species of plants and wildlife, including, reptiles, amphibians, and over 400 plant species. Observant hikers are likely to encounter wood frogs and spring peepers in spring, yellow-throated vireos and rose-breasted grosbeaks in summer, and wild turkeys year round.

Event Duration (hours): 2
Difficulty: Moderate
This event is NOT Suitable for children under: All ages
Length (miles): 2
Boots Needed: No

Family Friendly: Yes
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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