Rockwood Hall at Sleepy Hollow

Rockefeller State Park Preserve

View across the Hudson River from Rockwood Hall - Photo by Daniel Chazin View across the Hudson River from Rockwood Hall - Photo by Daniel Chazin Hikers along the Lower Trail at Rockwood Hall - Photo by Daniel Chazin Hikers along the Lower Trail at Rockwood Hall - Photo by Daniel Chazin Foundation of the Rockwood Hall mansion - Photo by Daniel Chazin Foundation of the Rockwood Hall mansion - Photo by Daniel Chazin

This loop hike follows carriage roads around this park, formerly the home of William Rockefeller, with gentle grades and panoramic views over the Hudson River.

41.111248, -73.861897

Rockwood Hall is the site of the former summer home of William Rockefeller (1841-1922), brother of John D. Rockefeller. In 1886, he purchased Rockwood, a 200-acre estate, and built Rockwood Hall, a mansion with 204 rooms. Frederick Law Olmsted designed the landscape, which includes many ornamental trees. Following Rockefeller's death in 1922, the estate was converted into a country club, which...

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