Glazier Aboretum Park

Access off Whipporwill Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514

Site: 47.8 acres, Varied topography of meadows, wooded areas, old orchard, wetlands, small pond and stream.

History: donated in 1976 to the Town by Henry Glazier to be preserved as an arboretum. At that time, Town also purchased from Mr. Glazier, 42
acres for $100,000, which was added to the donation, to become the Glazier Arboretum.

Type: Passive

Management: Not part of Parks and Recreation Department. Managed by the New Castle Conservation Board with the Town Environmental Coordinator. Summer interns assist with trails and other amenities. Amenities: Marked trails, attractive and functional boardwalks through wetland areas have been constructed and installed by Town DPW, kiosk with maps and information (visible from the parking area), bird boxes, some interpretive material posted, new (2005) meadow plantings.

Use:
Walking, nature observation, demonstration of management of site for wildlife.

Parking: Well organized gravel parking area for about eight cars
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