BY LAURA SAAVEDRA

Although the pandemic is far from being over, sensations of a new normal are already being felt. With the arrival of summer, you may be wondering where you can go for some fun. Here are some ideas of what you can do while being cautious and maintaining social distancing:

Bicycle Sundays
Both lanes of the Bronx River Parkway close to traffic between 10am and 2pm on June 7, 14, 21, and 28. In September the dates are Sept 13, 20, and 27. It runs from Main Street in White Plains to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers. There are many entrances along the route and available on-street parking.

County Trailway
This paved trailway spans over 34 miles in Westchester and Putnam counties. It’s suitable for walking and biking.

The Walkway Over The Hudson
Poughkeepsie, NY
This is the world’s longest elevated pedestrian bridge. The linear park spans the Hudson River between the Town of Lloyd in Ulster County and the City of Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County. You can walk, bike, or scooter.

Kensico Dam Plaza
Valhalla, NY
This is a great park for all ages and for many activities like walking, running, biking, and ball games.

Croton Gorge Park
Cortlandt, NY
This park offers impressive views of the dam and spillway. It is also a popular venue for fishing, picnicking, sledding, and cross-country skiing. There is also fountain and direct access to New York State’s Old Croton Aqueduct trail. The Old Croton Trail begins in the park.

Ward Pound Ridge Reservation
Pound Ridge, NY
This 4,310-acre reservation is the county’s largest park, with varied terrain, beautiful landscapes, and miles of wooded trails.

Silver Lake Preserve Trail
West Harrison and White Plains, NY
Here you will find a 1.7-mile loop that goes around Silver Lake. It is mainly used for hiking at different skill levels. Trails wander through woodlands and fields, passing streams and old stone foundations.

Cranberry Lake Preserve
West Harrison, NY
This park offers a 1.8-mile loop trail. It features a lake and is good for all skill levels.

Turkey Mountain Preserve
Yorktown Heights, NY
This preserve has 3 miles of trails. The sweeping views to the Croton Reservoir and the Manhattan skyline from the top of Turkey Mountain are the reason that the preserve is a popular place to hike.

Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Pleasantville, NY
This park offers wetlands, woodlands, meadows, fields, and a lake. It is ideal for fishing, strolling, and jogging, as well as for birdwatching, photography, and sketching.

Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park
Yorktown Heights, NY
This 960-acre park offers biking, a boat launch, boat rentals, disc golf, fishing, picnic tables, pavilions, and playing fields.

Nyack Beach State Park
Here you will find a 5.2-mile riverfront pathway. It is popular for panoramic views of the river and the cliffs rising 700 feet on the other side.

Jones Beach State Park
Here you will find six miles of ocean beach, as well as a bay at field 5.
Parking is reduced to 50% capacity and the BBQ area is temporally closed.

Robert Moses State Park
This State Park has five miles of fine white sandy beaches. It’s ideal for swimming and sunning. The park also features ballfields, saltwater fishing, and surfing areas.

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Actividades en tiempos de distanciamiento social

Aunque la pandemia está lejos de terminar, las sensaciones de una nueva normalidad ya se sienten. Con la llegada del verano, es posible que te preguntes dónde puedes divertirte. Aquí hay algunas ideas a hacer con cautela y manteniendo el distanciamiento social:

Bicycle Sundays
Bronx River Parkway cierra el tráfico entre las 10am y las 2pm los días 7, 14, 21 y 28 de junio y los dias 13, 20 y 27 de septiembre. Se extiende desde Main Street en White Plains hasta Scarsdale Rd. en Yonkers. Hay muchas entradas a lo largo de la ruta y estacionamiento disponible en la calle.

County Trailway
Sendero pavimentado de más de 34 millas en los condados de Westchester y Putnam. Perfecto para caminar y andar en bici.

The Walkway Over The Hudson
Poughkeepsie, NY
Es el puente peatonal más largo del mundo. El parque lineal abarca el río Hudson entre la ciudad de Lloyd en el condado de Ulster y la ciudad de Poughkeepsie en el condado de Dutchess. Puedes caminar, andar en bicic o scooter.

Kensico Dam Plaza
Valhalla, NY
Es un gran parque para todas las edades y para muchas actividades como caminar, correr, andar en bici y jugar a la pelota.

Croton Gorge Park
Cortlandt, NY
El parque ofrece buenas vistas de la represa. Es popular para la pesca, picnic, trineo y esquí de fondo. También hay una fuente y acceso directo al Old Croton Aqueduct del estado de NY. El Old Croton Trail comienza en el parque.

Ward Pound Ridge Reservation
Pound Ridge, NY
Esta reserva de 4,310 acres es el parque más grande del condado, con terreno variado, hermosos paisajes y kilómetros de senderos boscosos.

Silver Lake Preserve Trail
West Harrison and White Plains, NY
Tiene un circuito de 1.7 millas que rodea Silver Lake. Se utiliza principalmente para practicar senderismo. Los senderos van por bosques, pasando arroyos y cimientos de piedra.

Cranberry Lake Preserve
West Harrison, NY
Este parque ofrece un sendero circular de 1.8 millas. Cuenta con un lago y es bueno para todos niveles de habilidad.

Turkey Mountain Preserve
Yorktown Heights, NY
Tiene 3 millas de senderos. Con vistas panorámicas del embalse de Croton y de Manhattan desde la cima de la montaña que lo hacen popular para caminar.

Rockefeller State Park Preserve
Pleasantville, NY
Este parque ofrece bosques, prados, campos y un lago. Es ideal para pescar, pasear y trotar, así como para observar aves, fotografiar y dibujar.

Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park
Yorktown Heights, NY
Este parque de 960 acres ofrece ciclismo, lanzamiento de botes, alquiler de botes, golf de disco, pesca, mesas de picnic, pabellones y campos de juego.

Nyack Beach State Park
Aquí encontrarás un camino frente al río de 5.2 millas. Es popular por las vistas panorámicas del río y los acantilados que se elevan 700 pies a un costado.

Jones Beach State Park
6 millas de playa oceánica con una bahía en el field 5. El estacionamiento está reducido al 50% de su capacidad y los parrilleros están temporalmente cerrados.

Robert Moses State Park
Este parque estatal tiene 5 millas de playas de fina arena blanca. Es ideal para nadar y tomar sol. El parque también cuenta con espacios para jugar pelota, pesca y áreas de surf.

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