Some parks are open around Pelham for people to get outdoor time, while others, along with certain nature centers, have taken steps to bring their activities to homes.
According to the Westchester Parks Department website, here is a sample what’s open, closed and moved online in and around Pelham:
Wolfs Walk park
Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx
Glen Island Park (It’s a Covid-19 drive-through testing area)
In-person visits at the Westchester Parks Permit Office at 450 Saw Mill River Road in Ardsley
Curator Videos: Solitary bees at Read Sanctuary | Sounds of nature | Flower research project | Grooming at Muscoot Farm | “Fossil dig” at Read Sanctuary.
Naturalist Story Time: Every Wednesday with a different naturalist/curator.
Westchester County Park’s virtual backgrounds for video conferencing.
Spotify: County parks playlist for walking or jogging
Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary scavenger hunt
If you are visiting these parks, for the safety of yourself and others, practice social distancing and protect yourself and others using masks and other necessary items.
This is a link to a map of all of Westchester’s parks.
If you want to travel a little farther, this is a link to a list of updates on all the parks in Westchester County.