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Marshlands Conservancy

Rye, Westchester County

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An extensive saltwater marsh and a location along the Atlantic migratory flyway make this site a top birding area, where 300 species have been found. In addition to the marsh, the conservancy features a nature center, an open field and woodland habitats.

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • Trails
  • Long Island Sound
  • Nature center

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Birdwatching
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Nature center


173 acres

Closest Town



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Contact Information

Telephone: 914-835-4466

Address: 220 Boston Post Rd., Rye, NY 10580

Website: Marshlands Conservancy (This link leaves DEC's website)