Whipporwill Park

Entrance from Whipporwill Road, One Mile South of the Route 117 (Bedford Road) Intersection
Chappaqua, NY 10514

Site: New Castle's largest park of 167 acres. Very varied topography, primarily hilly with high ridges and valleys, some of which have level wetland areas. Some streams, pond, dammed at north end. Woodlands with primarily hardwoods, some mature trees, some areas of young growth, rock outcroppings, rugged terrain, wildlife.

History:
Originally part of Berol Estate, purchased by Town in 1964 for $270,415.73, in part with State funds and designated as passive parkland.

Type: Passive

Amenities:
Entrance area has park sign with ornamental plantings, park has extensive marked trail system.

Parking:
unpaved parking area at entrance, informal, sometimes quite muddy, could fit approximately eight cars.

Use: walking, hiking, wildlife and nature observation.
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