Man petting a large tortoise at The Abbey Inn

Science and Wildlife Experiences

4 wolves at the Wolf Conservation Center near The Abbey Inn

Wolf Conservation Center

This site is recommended for all the animal lovers & families. Just shy of a 40-minute drive from the Abbey, the WCC teaches people about wolves, their relationship to the environment, and the human role in protecting their future. Guest’s will be able to view the 3 wolves that live on premises & learn about the various other wolves that are candidates for wild release & live in WCC’s endangered species facility. Visits must be scheduled in advance.

Woman with a horse at the Westchester Trail near The Abbey Inn

Westchester Trail Rides

For any guests that are fans of horseback riding, or for those interested in a new experience, this is the place to go. Guest can take a guided ride on the beautiful trails in the woodland hills of northern Westchester County. The trails make for an easy ride, so people of all skill levels are able to keep up. Your experience does begin with a lesson on riding & safety. If you are not interested in riding, feel free to walk around the grounds of the ranch & enjoy the trails on foot.

A horse at the Chicory Meadow Farm near The Abbey Inn

Chicory Meadow Farm

Chicory Meadow Farm is an English Riding Stable located in Cortlandt, NY. With a happy mix of adult and children riders, lessons, training, and clinics are available for all levels.