A tumbling stream that cuts through the Ramble, the Gill trickles down a rocky slope before spilling into the Lake. It is a unique habitat and a favorite nook for birding. A tumbling stream that cuts through the 38-acre wild garden of the Ramble, the Gill One of the first landscapes of the Park to be constructed, the Ramble landscape and features are totally artificial.
The water of the Gill originates from a pipe fed from the New York City reservoir. In 2008, the Conservancy completed restoration work on the area, widening the mouth of the Gill as part of a comprehensive effort to stabilize the shoreline of the Lake.