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Westchester Parks Offers Weekend Fun, Father's Day Specials

Dads ride for free at Playland Park Sunday for Father's Day.
Dads ride for free at Playland Park Sunday for Father's Day. Photo Credit: File

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Westchester County parks and nature centers are offering plenty of activities for this weekend and Father's Day.

Saturday, June 20

Lenoir Preserve, Dudley Street in Yonkers – (914) 968-5851

Insect Walk from 10-11:30 a.m. Search for bugs, beetles and butterflies and learn what makes a bug an insect.

Saturday, Sunday, June 20-21

Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers – (914) 864-7282

An art exhibit will be on view from noon to 4 p.m. View works by Robert Uricchio in the Main House Gallery.

Sunday, June 21

Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers – (914) 864-7282

A bird walk will be held from 7:30-10 a.m. Join naturalist Tait Johansson for a morning bird walk. Bring binoculars if you have them.

Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Shop more than 20 unique vendors offering fresh produce, cheese and a variety of local items.

Big Equipment Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. See the farm equipment that is used to operate the farm.

Bronx River Parkway, White Plains to Scarsdale – (914) 995-4050

Bicycle Sunday will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Open to all bicyclists, joggers, walkers and those with strollers. Runs from the Westchester County Center in White Plains to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers.

Playland Park, Playland Parkway, Rye – (914) 813-7010

Father’s Day at Playland from noon to 10 p.m. Dads ride for free, and all others pay only $15. Click here for more information.

Monday, June 22

Croton Point Park, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson – (914) 862-5290

Monday Bird Walk will be held from 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Join Saw Mill River Audubon members for a hike through the nationally designated “Important Bird Area.” Fourth in a series. Participants will meet in the ball field parking lot.

All weekend:

All beaches are open Saturday and Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. For more information on fees and directions, click here.

Playland Park in Rye is open all weekend. For information on hours and fees, call (914) 813-7010 or click here .

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