Outdoor Activities for Kids in Westchester in October

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Westchester in October

Get outside with the top outdoor activities in Westchester for kids who love nature in October.

Family Farm Tour
WHEN: Apr. 6 - Nov. 9, Saturday-Sunday, 11:15am-12pm
WHERE: Stone Barns, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, NY
WHAT: Explore the farm and look at the animals and the vegetable gardens.
WANT TO GO? $10. 914-366-6200. story.stonebarnscenter.org.

Summer Geocache Challenge - Treasure Hunt FREE
WHEN: May. 28 - Nov. 11, daily, sunrise to sunset
WHERE: Rockefeller State Park Preserve, 125 Phelps Way, Pleasantville, NY
WHAT: Embark on a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game while hiking with your family.
WANT TO GO? 914-631-1470. geocaching.com.

Play Days @ Jay FREE
WHEN: Jun. 1 - Oct. 26, Fridays, 12-2pm
WHERE: John Jay Homestead, 400 Jay St., Katonah, NY
WHAT: Pack a picnic and enjoy six discovery centers, chickens, and a short hands-on activity.
WANT TO GO? 914-232-5651. johnjayhomestead.org.

'Just Add Water' Exhibit
WHEN: Oct. 1 - 31, daily, 10am-5pm
WHERE: Maritime Aquarium, 10 N. Water St., Norwalk, CT
WHAT: Trace a path from desert to rain forest and meet animals of those environments.
WANT TO GO? $24.95; $22.95 seniors; $17.95 children ages 3-12; free for children younger than 3. 203-852-0700. maritimeaquarium.org.

Mr. Lunetta Explorer Bag Walk FREE
WHEN: Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4:30-6pm
WHERE: Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY
WHAT: Learn simple ways to observe and explore nature.
WANT TO GO? 914-739-5654. sawmillriveraudubon.org.

The Wild Within: Holistic Herbalism and Wild Medicine
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 7, 2-5pm
WHERE: Wolf Conservation Center, 7 Buck Run, South Salem, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: This multi-sensory workshop will explore our relationship to the land through the edible and medicinal plants.
WANT TO GO? $40. 914-400-5551. nywolf.org.

Saw Mill River Audubon Second Saturday Walk FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 13, 9-11am
WHERE: Brinton Brook Sanctuary, 1339 Albany Post Road, Croton-on-Hudson, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: These monthly walks will continue year-round on second Saturdays at the sanctuary.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-6503. sawmillriveraudubon.org.

Family Nature Walk
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 14, 1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, 649 W. 249th St., Bronx, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
WANT TO GO? $8; $4 students and seniors; $2 children ages 6-18; free for children younger than 6. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Saw Mill River Audubon Third Sunday Walk FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Oct. 21, 3:30-5pm
WHERE: Pruyn Sanctuary, 275 Millwood Road, Chappaqua, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Enjoy a family-friendly walk for adults and young people.
WANT TO GO? 914-666-6503. sawmillriveraudubon.org.

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