The village of Croton-on-Hudson is located in the town of Cortlandt, as of the 2010 census Croton-on-Hudson has a population of over 8,000 living in an area of 10 square miles
Croton Point Park hosts Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival, a yearly folk music, art and environmental festival.
Croton-on-Hudson has an annual event called the Summerfest. Every year the central business district (with corners at the Municipal Building, Grand Street Fire House and Croton-Harmon High School) is closed to automobile traffic for music, American food, local fund raisers, traveling, and local artists.
There has been an ongoing effort since the early 1990s to develop the riverfront for recreational use. Among the accomplishments are a pedestrian bridge spanning Route 9/9A between the lower village and Senasqua Park, the Crossining pedestrian footbridge across the Croton River, the bicycle trail extensions around Half Moon Bay Condominiums, rehabilitation of the "Picture Tunnel", and acquisition and clearing of the Croton Landing property.
Croton-on-Hudson parks include:
Croton Dam (on the Croton River outside the village limits in the town of Cortlandt)
Croton Point Park, site of a former county and regional landfill for well over seven decades, was closed and capped thanks to grassroots activists (this means there is no smell in the park), Riverkeeper, state, county and local officials
Paradise Island Park
Van Cortlandt Manor, a National Historic Landmark located in the park
Teatown Lake Reservation
Senasqua Park with extending walkways to Croton Point
Black Rock Park on the Croton River, near Route 129, within a mile or so of the New Croton Dam, is used mostly for fly fishing and picnics. It is within 100 yards of a historic bridge which dates from the 1800s on Quaker Hill Road.
Silver Lake is a beach along the Croton River, and has trails to Carrie E. Tompkins elementary school (CET) and the north tip of Cleveland Drive.
Jane E. Lytle Memorial Arboretum
Brinton Brook Sanctuary
Croton Landing, a park along the Hudson River
Mayo's Landing, a park along the Croton River
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