Public Programming update

The health and safety of our visitors and event attendees is always Teatown’s primary concern. Please note the following:

  • The Visitor Center is open to the public 7 days a week, 9am – 5pm. Masks must be worn indoors in the Visitor Center and in the Nature Store.
  • Masks are no longer required on Teatown trails.
  • If a participant in a public program or any member of a participant’s household has any COVID-19 symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19 they must inform Teatown and remain home.
  • All participants in public programs must wear face masks in Teatown buildings and observe physical distancing protocols six feet apart as much as reasonably possible during group activities.
  • No refunds will be issued for any programs. Credits for future programs will be issued for health-related reasons only.

We welcome you to the preserve and ask you to please give a contribution today. Whether large or small, each donation will help support our staff, maintain our trails, and care for our wildlife ambassadors. Thank you for your support, from all of us at Teatown.

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Pre-registration is required for all programs. Unless otherwise noted, all programs are free for members and $8.00 for non-members.

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Fabulous Fall at Cliffdale

Cliffdale Farm Teatown Rd,Ossining,

The meadows, gardens, and forests at Cliffdale are rich with an abundance of plants that can be used for many purposes. The Lenape, indigenous people of this area, knew what plants to use for cordage, healing, and food. Join Teatown Environmental Educator Marie Roche to learn about the resources nature provides, and make a few projects to take home. This is a weekly program.

Recurring

Enchanted Forest

Teatown 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY

Something important is lost in Teatown's woods and must be found! Enter the Enchanted Forest for a guided adventure featuring a cast of whimsical characters and familiar forest friends.

Recurring

Enchanted Forest

Teatown 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY

Something important is lost in Teatown's woods and must be found! Enter the Enchanted Forest for a guided adventure featuring a cast of whimsical characters and familiar forest friends.

Recurring

Women Take to the Trails

Teatown 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY

It's time to lace-up the hiking boots again and take to the trails and enjoy the cooler autumn weather! Expand your horizons, learn more about nature, and bond with fellow female hikers. Led Teatown educators, each hike, depending on weather and trail conditions, will feature different trails at Teatown.

Recurring

Enchanted Forest

Teatown 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY

Something important is lost in Teatown's woods and must be found! Enter the Enchanted Forest for a guided adventure featuring a cast of whimsical characters and familiar forest friends.

Recurring

Enchanted Forest

Teatown 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY

Something important is lost in Teatown's woods and must be found! Enter the Enchanted Forest for a guided adventure featuring a cast of whimsical characters and familiar forest friends.

Recurring

Women Take to the Trails

Teatown 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY

It's time to lace-up the hiking boots again and take to the trails and enjoy the cooler autumn weather! Expand your horizons, learn more about nature, and bond with fellow female hikers. Led Teatown educators, each hike, depending on weather and trail conditions, will feature different trails at Teatown.

Sundays on the Lawn: Scavengers and Decomposers

Teatown 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY

Teatown's popular Animal Ambassador programs return for the fall! Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy learning about some scavengers and decomposers in nature with environmental educator Elissa Schilmeister.

Climate Action Boot Camp Part 1

Webinar NY

In this two-part in-depth 'boot camp', energy expert Lindsay Audin of Croton will explore how to prioritize and evaluate meaningful climate action projects for the greatest impact. Part I will focus on individual action and highlight household carbon reduction options. Part II will identify community-scale programs with real-world examples of project evaluation processes and tips for garnering support.

Recurring

Women Take to the Trails

Teatown 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY

It's time to lace-up the hiking boots again and take to the trails and enjoy the cooler autumn weather! Expand your horizons, learn more about nature, and bond with fellow female hikers. Led Teatown educators, each hike, depending on weather and trail conditions, will feature different trails at Teatown.

Climate Action Boot Camp Part 2

Webinar NY

In this two-part in-depth 'boot camp', energy expert Lindsay Audin of Croton will explore how to prioritize and evaluate meaningful climate action projects for the greatest impact. Part I will focus on individual action and highlight household carbon reduction options. Part II will identify community-scale programs with real-world examples of project evaluation processes and tips for garnering support.

Recurring

Women Take to the Trails

Teatown 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY

It's time to lace-up the hiking boots again and take to the trails and enjoy the cooler autumn weather! Expand your horizons, learn more about nature, and bond with fellow female hikers. Led Teatown educators, each hike, depending on weather and trail conditions, will feature different trails at Teatown.

Lenape Games and Crafts

Cliffdale Farm Teatown Rd,Ossining,

Visit Teatown’s recreated longhouse and wigwam and join in the fun as we play some traditional Lenape games and make a craft to take home. Meet at Cliffdale Farm.

Hike Off the Turkey

Teatown 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY

What better way to celebrate and rejuvenate than with a hike in the fresh air?! We will hike to Teatown Hill to get a glimpse of the Hudson Highlands and watch for the last of the migrating hawks. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers and dress in layers.