Turkey Mountain Nature Preserve

Turkey Mountain Nature Preserve

Skunk cabbage, a harbingers of spring Photo: Jane Daniels Skunk cabbage, a harbingers of spring Photo: Jane Daniels
41.246112, -73.792088

The sweeping views to the Croton Reservoir and the Manhattan skyline from the top of Turkey Mountain are the reason that the preserve is such a popular place to hike. 

On a Clear Day You Can See Forever is the title of a 1965 musical; those words come to mind when enjoying the view from the top of Turkey Mountain - that is, of course, when the day is clear. There are few places in Westchester County that have a view to rival the on Turkey Mountina. Expect to find others enjoying the veiw to the west and south toward the Croton Reservoir and the...

Park Acreage:

125.00 acres


Yorktown Heights

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Contact Information

Web Link:

Yorktown Parks & Recreation Dept.


(914) 245-4650


Not available

Dogs in park:

No dogs

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Trip Reports

rate experience
August 08, 2013
structure remains
It was not a fire tower and likely a beacon or antenna.
Jane Daniels
August 07, 2013
structure remains
Does anyone know what structure used to be at the top of Turkey Mt.  Was it a fire tower or antenna? Thanks JK
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