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Yorktown Directions

Headquarters and Training Center
611 Granite Springs Road
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
914-245-4024
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(For a pdf depicting the general layout of the Training School building click here.)

From: Canine Development Center

Follow I-164 1 mile east to Rte 22. Make right onto Route 22 south. Route 22 south becomes I-684. Continue south for about 8 to 10 miles. Get off at exit 6, which is Route 35. At top of ramp make a right onto Route 35 west for about 7 miles to the center of Yorktown. At the traffic light make a right onto Rte 35/202 west. After the second (2nd) traffic light on Rte 35, make a right onto Granite Springs Road. Guiding Eyes for the Blind will be on the right within 1/4 to 1/3 miles.

From: Connecticut

From I-84: Take Route 84 West to Route 684 South. Follow directions “From Route I-684.”

From: Connecticut

From Merritt Parkway: Take Merritt Parkway (Route 15) and exit at 39B (going Northbound) or 40B (going Southbound). Take 7 North for 2.8 miles to Route 33. Turn left onto Route 33 North and continue for 8.6 miles to Route 35. Turn left onto Route 35 South, which later becomes 35 West. Continue on Route 35 West for 11.5 miles at which point you cross over Route 684. Follow directions “From Route 684.”

From: Connecticut

From Route 95 via Route 287: Take Route 95 South to Route 287 West. Take Route 287 West to Exit 3 (Sprain Brook Parkway, Taconic State Parkway). Continue on Sprain Brook Parkway North for 4 miles (Sprain Brook Parkway becomes the Taconic State Parkway). Follow directions “From Taconic State Parkway.”

From: Long Island

Take Throgs Neck Bridge. After crossing the bridge, take Route 95 North to Exit 21 (287 West, 1 North, Port Chester, Tappan Zee Bridge). Take Route 287 West to Exit 3 (Sprain Brook Parkway and Taconic State Parkway). Continue on Sprain Brook Parkway North for 4 miles (Sprain Brook Parkway becomes the Taconic State Parkway). Follow directions “From Taconic State Parkway.”

From: Massachusetts

Take Route 84 West to Route 684 South. Follow Directions “From Route 684.”

From: New Jersey

Garden State Parkway North to New York State Thruway (Route 87). Take 87 South for 7 miles to Tappan Zee Bridge. After crossing the 3.3 mile bridge, (go through the toll) and continue for 1.4 miles to Exit 8A (287 East, Cross Westchester, White Plains). Continue on 287 East for 0.8 miles to Exit 1 (119, Saw Mill River Parkway North, Taconic State Parkway). Continue North on Saw Mill River Parkway for 4 miles to Exit 26 (Taconic State Parkway, Albany) and follow directions “From Taconic State Parkway.”

From: New York City

West side via Henry Hudson Parkway: Travel North on Henry Hudson Parkway which becomes the Saw Mill River Parkway. Continue North on Saw Mill River Parkway for approximately 15 miles to Exit 26 (Taconic State Parkway, Albany) and follow directions “From Taconic State Parkway.”

From: New York City

East side via Major Deegan Expressway: Travel North on Major Deegan Expressway which becomes the New York State Thruway (87 North). Continue North to Exit 7A (Saw Mill River Parkway, Taconic State Parkway). Continue on Saw Mill River Parkway for 5.5 miles to Exit 26 (Taconic State Parkway, Albany) and follow directions “From Taconic State Parkway.”

From: New York City

From Bronx River Parkway: Travel North on the Bronx River Parkway which becomes the Taconic State Parkway. Follow Directions “From Taconic State Parkway.”

From: New York City

From Hutchinson River Parkway: Travel North on the Hutchinson River Parkway to Exit 26 West (287 West, White Plains). Take 287 West to Exit 3 (Sprain Brook Parkway, Taconic State Parkway). Continue on Sprain Brook Parkway North for 4 miles (Sprain Brook Parkway becomes the Taconic State Parkway). Follow directions “From Taconic State Parkway.”

From: I-684

Take Route 684 to Exit 6 (35, Katonah, Cross River – same exit going Northbound or Southbound). Take Route 35 West for 6.5 miles to intersection of Routes 35 and 202 West (traffic light at intersection, with Mobil station on left and Citgo station on right). Turn right just before the intersection onto Route 35 and 202 West and continue for two traffic lights (1.6 miles). Turn right at this traffic light onto Granite Springs Road. Proceed for one-half mile – Guiding Eyes is on the right.

From: Taconic State Parkway

Northbound: Take Taconic State Parkway to exit marked Yorktown Heights, Route 35 and 202. (The exit is after Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park – ignore earlier exits that read “Yorktown Heights.”) A traffic light is at the end of the exit. Counting this as the first light, turn right on Route 35 and 202 East and continue to the 5th light (1.1 miles). At the 5th light, turn left onto Granite Springs Road and proceed for one-half mile – Guiding Eyes is on the right.

From: Taconic State Parkway

Southbound: Take Taconic State Parkway to exit marked Yorktown Heights, Route 35 and 202. A traffic light is at the end of the exit. Counting this as the first light, turn left on Route 35 and 202 East and continue to the 8th light (1.7 miles). At the 8th light, turn left onto Granite Springs Road and proceed for one-half mile – Guiding Eyes is on the right.

From: Upstate New York

Via New York State Thruway: Take Thruway to Exit 17 (Newburgh). Take Interstate 84 East and follow signs to Newburgh-Beacon Bridge. Cross bridge and continue on 84 East to Taconic State Parkway. Go South on the Taconic and follow directions “From Taconic State Parkway.”