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Todt Hill Woods contributes 56.78 acres of forested land to the Staten Island Greenbelt. The area allows for recreational activities such as hiking, running, bird watching, nature viewing, and nature photography.

Featured Activities

Hiking

hiking

General information on hiking includes how-to and safety tips and links to rules & regulations.

Photo of Trees in Todt Hill Woods

Trails wind through woodlands and fields. Conveniently, the trails also connect with more than 25 miles of trails within the Staten Island Greenbelt.

***Stay Safe- Bring A Friend When Out On The Trails***

Wildlife

General information on animals includes links to information about birds, mammals, fish, reptiles, amphibians and insects that inhabit or migrate through the state.

Directions

From the Staten Island expressway take the Todt Hill Road exit and take a left onto Todt Hill Road. Then take a right on Ocean Terrace and a left onto Manor Road. Street side parking available. (40.596259°N, 74.124510°W) Google Maps (leaves DEC website)

Rules, Regulations and Outdoor Safety

Practice Leave No Trace principles (leaves DEC website) when recreating on state land to enjoy the outdoors responsibly, minimize impact on the natural resources and avoid conflicts with other users.

All users of Todt Hill Woodlands must follow all State Land Use Regulations and should follow all Outdoor Safety Practices for the safety of the user and protection of the resource.

For your safety and protection of the resource, the following regulations are in place:

  • All State Forests are Carry in Carry Out facilities.
  • Unauthorized cutting of live trees or new trail building is prohibited.
  • No hunting is allowed on any Region 2 NYS DEC properties.
  • Fishing is allowed in compliance with State regulations.
  • No camping is allowed.
  • Keep pets under control and on leash while other forest users are around.
  • Unauthorized use of off-road motorized vehicles is prohibited. This includes cars, trucks, ATVs, and motorcycles.
  • Todt Hill Woodlands is closed to the public June - August.

How We Manage Todt Hill Woodlands

DEC is developing a unit management plan (UMP) which will describe the management activities for these lands. In addition to management objectives, the UMP will contain detailed information on natural features, recreational infrastructure, geology, natural & human history, habitats, wildlife, fisheries and much more.

If you have questions and/or comments about this UMP, please email us at r2.ump@dec.ny.gov.

Nearby State Lands, Facilities, Amenities & Other Information

State Lands & Facilities

NYC Tourism (leaves DEC website) can provide information about other recreation, attractions and amenities in this area.


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    Long Island, NY 11101
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