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So many places to enjoy the outdoors in winter



With the abundant snow cover, Westchester residents can grab their cross country skis, showshoes, skates and sleds and head out for some great winter fun at locations all over the county. No equipment rentals are available except at the indoor Playland Ice Casino. All outdoor activities are permitted seven days a week during daylight hours only.

Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are allowed at the following locations:

  • Blue Mountain Reservation, Welcher Avenue, Peekskill
  • Cranberry Lake Preserve, Old Orchard Street off Route 22, North White Plains
  • Croton Gorge, Route 129, Cortlandt
  • Croton Point Park, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson
  • Dunwoodie Golf Course, Wasylenko Lane off Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers
  • Kitchawan Preserve, Route 134, Yorktown
  • Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial,* Route 35, Somers
  • Lenoir Preserve, Dudley Street off North Broadway, Yonkers
  • Maple Moor Golf Course, North Street, White Plains
  • Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye
  • The trails at Merestead, Byram Lake Road, Mount Kisco
  • Mohansic Golf Course, Baldwin Road off Taconic Parkway, Yorktown Heights
  • Mountain Lakes Park, Hawley Road, North Salem
  • North County Trailway, Tarrytown to Putnam County line
  • Saxon Woods Park, Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains
  • Saxon Woods Golf Course, Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale
  • Sprain Lake Golf Course, Grassy Sprain Road, Yonkers
  • Tibbetts Brook Park, Midland Avenue, Yonkers
  • Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Routes 35 and 121 South, Cross River


Sledding is permitted at Croton Gorge, Lasdon Park,* Ward Pound Ridge Reservation and Dunwoodie, Sprain Lake, Saxon Woods, Mohansic and Maple Moor golf courses.


Ice skating
When conditions allow, ice skating is permitted at the following locations:

  • Blue Mountain Reservation, Welcher Avenue, Peekskill
  • Mountain Lakes Park, Hawley Road, North Salem
  • Wampus Pond, Route 128, Armonk
  • Willson’s Woods Park, East Lincoln Avenue, Mount Vernon
  • Tibbetts Brook Park, Midland Avenue, Yonkers
  • Twin Lakes, California Road, Eastchester


Ice is checked daily at all locations. Look for a “Skating Today” sign posted that indicates safe conditions for that day.
Skiing and skating conditions are posted weekdays on our Web site. On weekends, call the parks directly.

Indoor ice skating and skate rentals are available at the three-rink, climate-controlled Playland Ice Casino at Playland Park in Rye. For a schedule and fees, call Playland at (914) 813-7059 or go to


*Lasdon is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. only