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One of the best spots to find wintering Bald Eagles. Early morning and late afternoon offer your the best chance. Look for them on the ice flows or perched in trees, especially the trees on the steep slope north of the park overlooking the Hudson. Common Merganser, Bufflehead and other ducks should also be seen. There are some trails and ponds. Reported to have Least Bittern!
(914)737-7350, George's Island is part of the Westchester County Parks system.
From the south: Take Route 9 to the Montrose/Bucannan exit. Turn left onto Route 9A north. Take 9A 1.3 miles to Dutch Street on your left, just after FDR VA Hospital. Take Dutch Street all the way into the park, follow the road down to the Hudson River. Westchester County Parks system has a parking fee on weekends and during the summer.
For more information on the park check out Westchester County Park's Web Site
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