Mianus River Gorge Preserve, Bedford

#6 of 13 in Wildlife in Westchester County
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
Founded in 1953, Mianus River Gorge, Inc. is dedicated to preserving, protecting and promoting appreciation of the natural heritage of the Mianus River Gorge and the quality of its watershed.

A 501(c)(3) non-profit conservation and education organization, Mianus River Gorge Preserve:

• Protects over 1,000 acres in Bedford, North Castle and Pound Ridge, NY and Stamford CT, including one of the last stands of old-growth forest in the northeast US

• Manages a 980-acre nature preserve which is open seasonally with 5 miles of hiking trails and outdoor exhibits

• Conducts applied research and offers innovative research-based education programs for high school, undergraduate and graduate students

• Works on initiatives to protect the Mianus River Watershed from its headwaters to the Long Island Sound
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  • A beautiful off-the-beaten path hike with miles of hiking in and along the gorge, to a former mine, and along the river. There are a few different trails based on your preferred level of difficulty.....  more »
  • We spent several hours recently walking through and around this preserve with our baby. On the New York side, they don't allow dogs, which was the only drawback, but I've heard that they are ok on...  more »
  • This is a great destination especially when traveling by bike from the train station. When I went, there was some rain. It's awesome when there's rain too.
  • This is an amazing place to hike... Trails are rustic yet marked well.. early spring sounds of frogs woodpeckers and waterfalls... A hidden treasure.

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