Visitors are welcome to hike, join in our wide-ranging educational programs, tour our exhibits, shop at the Nature Store, and take a rest at the Visitor Center after a long hike.

Hike Teatown

Trails are open daily from dawn to dusk, 365 days a year. Click here for the full trail map or to browse our featured trails.

On Your Visit

Exhibits

Teatown’s visitor center hosts a number of exhibits that teach our community about our local wildlife.

Wildflower Island

This unique sanctuary, home to over 230 native and endangered species of wildflowers, is only available to the public through guided tours.

Visitors Center

Stop at the Visitor’s Center to grab a map of the trails, shop at the Nature Store, visit our exhibits and take a rest after a long hike.

On Display in the Visitor Center Gallery: Fragile Waterways–Protecting What We Love

Join us for a gallery reception celebrating the artwork submitted by our community to raise money for the Croton River Stewards Fund, an initiative to hire NY-NJ Trail Conference stewards who will engage with visitors on the Croton River and encourage appropriate ways to enjoy this beautiful but increasingly popular destination.

Hours & Parking

Nature Center hours
9am-5pm, 7 days a week

Trails
Open dawn to dusk, 365 days

Parking
To help manage increased visitation to our preserve during peak periods, Teatown will charge $5 to non-members for parking friday through Sunday, and on holidays. We appreciate our members, who will always park free. Parking passes for members are now available in the Visitor Center. Thank you for your understanding and support!

Contact us
(914)762-2912
info@teatown.org

Preserve Use Guidelines

  • Teatown’s trails are open from dawn to dusk.
  • We encourage responsible use and contemplative enjoyment of the preserve. To this end, we ask that you carry out your trash, keep dogs on leashes, clean up after dogs, remain on the marked trails, and respect other visitors.  Please observe wildlife from a distance and leave plants in place.  Hiking, birding, nature study, strollers, and personal photography are welcome. Fires are prohibited.
  • Please feel free to report trail problems. In the case of an emergency while you are on the preserve, please call 911.
  • Click here for a complete list of our policies.

Directions

teatown map

Our address
1600 Spring Valley Road
Ossining, NY 10562

For written directions to the Nature Center, click here.

Cliffdale Farm

While Cliffdale is not a working farm, the property is used to access hiking trails and for scheduled school & public programs. Visit our calendar for more information on programs.

For written directions to Cliffdale Farm, click here.

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