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Teatown Lake Reservation

Ossining, Westchester County

Turtle, Warbler

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Teatown consists primarily of forested hardwood swamps, shrublands, upland meadows, vernal pools, rock outcrops, wet meadows and small streams, as well as three lakes. Native amphibians, reptiles, raptors and mammals are featured in Teatown's Nature Center.

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • Hiking trails
  • Nature center

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Nature Center

Accessible Features

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This site has an accessible nature center and restrooms. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.


875 acres

Closest Town



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Contact Information

Telephone: 914-762-2912

Address: 1600 Spring Valley Rd., Ossining, NY 10562

Website: Teatown Lake Reservation (This link leaves DEC's website)

Photo credit: Jim Clayton