Franklin Fels Preserve


Park Overview:

Tucked next to a residential neighborhood, Franklin-Fels Sanctuary is the perfect place for morning strolls or evening walks.

Trail Uses:Hiking
Dogs:No dogs
Trail Miles:2.7 miles
Park Acreage:204 acres
North Salem/Westchester/NY
Buy Book:Walkable Westchester - A Walking Guide to Westchester County, NY

Trail Conference volunteers maintain trails in this park.
Park Description:

The formal name of what is called Franklin Fels is the Ruth Walgreen Frankln and Winifred Fels Memorial Sanctuary. 

Trails Overview:

Trails wander through a red maple swamp, a shrub swamp and deciduous woodlands providing ample opportunity for birding. 

Driving: From northbound I-684, take Exit 8 (Hardscrabble Road) and turn right. From southbound I-684, take Exit 8, turn right, cross over I-684, and head east. Follow Hardscrabble Road for 2.4 miles and turn right onto Delancy Road. Continue 0.6 mile to Lakeview Drive to the right. Parking for 2 cars is to the right, opposite #23 
No public transportation available
Contact Information:Bedford Audubon Society
Region:Westchester County