Croton Point Nature Center

Croton Point Nature Center
County: Westchester Co
Open: Year-Round
Price: Free
Dog-friendly: Yes, Dogs must be leashed

Exhibits about the Hudson River, local history, flora and fauna.

The Croton Point Nature Center is located at the 504-acre Croton Point Park, the largest peninsula on the Hudson River. The building houses exhibits on local flora and fauna including Hudson River specimens, local and Native American history and hands-on activities. Restroom, maps, and information are also available in the nature center.

There are four miles of Hudson River shoreline to explore. The park, which attracts Bald Eagles in winter, is an Important Bird Area (IBA).


  • Baseball fields
  • Picnicking
  • Hiking Trails
  • Nature Study/Bird Watching
  • Bird Sanctuary

Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.
Trails are open every day dawn to dusk.

County park pass is not required for admission

$5 with Park Pass, $10 without Park Pass — weekends only in May and September until Sunday, Sept. 27; Daily Saturday, May 23 through Labor Day.


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