The riverfront village of Dobbs Ferry, New York is located in Westchester County, just 37 minutes away from Grand Central Terminal when traveling by train.
In addition to commuter service to New York City, Dobbs Ferry is extremely accessible by bus. In fact, as much as 10% of the population do not even own a vehicle. This concentration on reducing vehicle traffic earned Dobbs Ferry the state’s first Climate Smart Community certification.
More than 30 restaurants dot the landscape of Dobbs Ferry.
Much of the recreation offered in Dobbs Ferry is centered on outdoor activities. The recreation department sponsors activities such as dance lessons, summer camps, and sports leagues that are all open to the public. Additionally, the Juhring Nature Preserve offers hiking and walking trails through its 76-acres of woodland. Gould Park is located in the center of the village, and features basketball courts, swimming pools, and other sports fields. The Waterfront Park overlooks the Hudson River and is the site of community celebrations as well as outdoor summer concerts.
Dobbs Ferry is part of the Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District. There are Springhurst Elementary School, Dobbs Ferry Middle School, and Dobbs Ferry High School. Private schools in Dobbs Ferry include Our Lady of Victory Academy, a parochial school for girls in grades 9-12, Masters School, a private boarding school that educates both boys and girls in grades 5-12, and an Alcott Montessori school.
Due to its abundant green space, charm, educational opportunities, and close proximity to New York City, Dobbs Ferry continues to draw a variety of residents to the charming village.