Scarsdale is a town located in Westchester County, New York, United States. It is situated about 25 miles northeast of New York City, and has a population of around 17,800 people. Scarsdale is known for its affluent community and scenic beauty. The town features several parks and recreational areas, including the Bronx River Parkway Reservation, which has hiking and biking trails, picnic areas, and scenic overlooks. Scarsdale is primarily a residential community, with a mix of single-family homes, townhouses, and apartment complexes. It is also home to several businesses and shopping areas, including the Scarsdale Village downtown area.