Read Wildlife Sanctuary

Read Wildlife Sanctuary
County: Westchester Co
Open: Year-Round
Price: Free
Dog-friendly: No, Dogs are not Allowed

Located on the shore of the Long Island Sound, along a migratory flyway, this 179-acre sanctuary is home to a great diversity of marine life.

In winter months, the 85-acre lake, a mixture of salt and fresh water, hosts over 5,000 ducks.

There are three miles of trails through forest and field. Along the half-mile of publicly accessible shore, the intertidal habitat harbors a wide diversity of plants and animals.


  • Hiking
  • Nature Study/Bird Watching
  • Bird Sanctuary

Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday for the Fall and Spring.
Trails are open every day dawn to dusk.

County park pass is not required for admission.

Parking Fees effective May through October


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