Getting In and Around Town

Ridgefield, located in Fairfield County on the border of New York’s Westchester County, is a lovely scenic drive from points South and West via I684, I84 and Route 7. If coming either North or South from the East, we are located close to the Merritt Parkway and the I95 corridor.

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Discover Ridgefield Districts

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Main Street

The “front door” of our wonderful town takes you to quaint shops & restaurants, historic trails, museums and more!

Copps Hill

This energetic marketplace offers unique shopping alongside a full-scale shopping center, gas stations, banking, and more.

Branchville

Metro North trains arrive in Branchville, where you’ll be delighted with an array of eclectic shops, restaurants, and services.

Gateway

Enter Ridgefield through our Gateway, the comfortably wide Route 7, where many of Ridgefield’s car dealerships and businesses are located.

Parking

Several options are available for parking while shopping and dining in the Main Street area.

Municipal Parking

Visitors will find street parking and municipal lots, located throughout the area, with posted time limits for weekday parking. There are no restrictions during the weekend. (Note: Vehicles will be monitored and tickets given if posted limits are exceeded during weekday parking)

Municipal Lots within one block of Town Hall

East of Main Street

  • Governor Street
  • Bailey Avenue

West of Main Street near Ballard Park

  • South of Ballard Park near CVS

 

Private Parking

Parking is also available in private lots, with restrictions posted by each individual business.For more information on parking, please go to the Parking Authority page on the town website ridgefieldct.org

Getting Here by Train – Metro North, New Haven Line

NYC Visitors

Metro North trains run regularly into Katonah, New York, where taxi service is available for the half-hour drive to Ridgefield.

Katonah Taxi: 914-666-5353

While there are other train stations somewhat closer to Ridgefield, no taxi service is available into the Main Street area from those stations.

Commuters

The nearest train station is the Branchville station off Route 7, about five minutes down Branchville Road from the center of Ridgefield. It is 54 miles to Grand Central Terminal. New York City commuters find the Katonah station convenient and the train ride shorter, although parking is limited.

  • Permits for parking at Katonah are handled by the Town of Bedford Parking Bureau (914-666-8097). Goldens Bridge and Southeast are handled by LAZ Parking (888-682-PARK).
  • Katonah commuters may take a shuttle from Ridgefield during the workweek; however passes are purchased on a monthly basis. Information is available at mta.info.

Goldens Bridge, one stop north of Katonah, is another frequently used station for Ridgefielders. Northern Ridgefielders might use the Southeast station in Brewster, N.Y.
Timetables are available by calling Metro-North at 800-638-7646, or by visiting mta.info. For information on Amtrak trains, call 800-872-7245 or visit amtrak.com.

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