Lasdon Park Arboretum & Memorial
Suggested Ages: 2 to Adult Friendly, Adult Friendly
Explore an interactive experience and learn the surprising challenges butterflies face every day. Shrink down into the undergrowth to become one of the most extraordinary creatures on earth. Embark on a challenging journey teeming with friends and foes revealing the unusual relationship between caterpillars, butterflies and their natural surroundings. Adventure through the leaves, learn how to move like a caterpillar, discover an ant that reaps the reward of an unusual friendship, then transform into a butterfly and take flight.
Beware, the maze includes dead-ends, down which lurk poisonous plants and predators waiting to pounce. Choose the right route, stamp your card along the way, and emerge as a beautiful butterfly
This is an interactive exhibit, no live butterflies. Children 14 and under must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. Strollers are not permitted inside this exhibit.
Also explore the 234-acre public park has extensive formal gardens, an arboretum with a number of tree collections and a number of walking trails including a stunning veteran’s memorial trail. Highlights include a Chinese Friendship Garden and the dinosaur garden with life-size statues. Use your smart phone to follow Lexi the T-Rexi through your experience.
Swing, climb, balance, traverse and zip-line at this aerial adventure park in Westchester. Explore a variety of high ropes courses with 110 platforms in the trees featuring unique elements and zip lines on every course.
Nine courses for all skill levels – low to the ground and high in the trees, with age limits for each…More info
Morning Farm Chores
Become a farmer for a day and join Muscoot Farm’s staff as you feed, clean, and care for animals.
Pre-registration is required; $25 for a group of two; available to children ages 6 – 14. Participants will meet at Reception Center with sturdy, closed-toe footwear.More info
Harvest Moon Orchard Easter Egg Hunt
Hunt for eggs at a spacious Westchester farm. Hunts divided by age group (3 years and under, 4 to 6 years & 7 and 8 years).
Each ticket includes an egg carton for collecting eggs, a set of bunny ears, a visit with the Easter Bunny and admission for one accompanying adult. $5 spectator tickets…More info
Egg Hunt with Wolves
Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolves in North America and then join in an Easter egg-hunt with a twist, Instead of looking for eggs, guests will help hide them for Ambassador Wolves Alawa and Nikai to find. Guests will also potentially behold some of the WCC’s critically endangered red wolves and Mexican…More info