Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park, Yorktown Heights

in Parks/Outdoor

2957 Crompond Rd,Yorktown Heights, NY 10598, (914) 245-4434
Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park offers day trippers a day of fun and relaxation. The park’s spacious picnic areas, which can accommodate individual families as well as large groups, may be reserved in advance. The park’s mammoth pool can hold 4,000 bathers at one time! In addition the park offers a host of other activities for people of all ages to enjoy. The park’s Mohansic Lake and Crom Pond, provide excellent freshwater fishing and boating. Popular catches include bass, perch, and sun fish. A New York State Freshwater Fishing License is required. Both rowboats and pedal boats are available for rental; however, a regional boating permit allows visitors to launch their own rowboats, canoes or kayaks. In wintertime, the pond provides ice skating and ice fishing. All picnic areas have volleyball nets and many have softball fields or basketball courts. There is also a soccer field. Sports enthusiasts may wish to try their hand at Disc golf. The rules and scorecards are located at the course and loaner Frisbees are available from the park office.┬áThe young and the young at heart will enjoy sledding or cross country skiing.