Plan Your Visit


MHLC Volunteers: Message regarding COVID-19
Please follow the CDC and the State of New York guidelines for containing the COVID-19 virus, and practice social distancing while visiting our preserves. If you arrive at a preserve and crowds are forming, choose a different preserve, a different trail, or return another time/day to visit.

Plan Your Visit

The Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy has 20 preserves that are open to the public for recreational activities such as walking, hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. We invite you to explore them!

All preserves are open to the public, free of charge, from dawn to dusk. Parking is available at each location. Please abide by the following rules and regulations for your enjoyment, as well as for the enjoyment of others, and for further protection of the preserves.

Remember: Always sign in and out at the trail registers, located within the kiosk at each preserve.


Dogs are allowed, but they must be leashed.
Please pick up after them.



Swimming is NOT permitted.


Fishing is permitted with a NYS License.
Hunting is NOT permitted.



Audio equipment and radio use are permitted with earphones only.


Please respect the plants, animals, and artifacts at each site as they make the properties special.


Motorized vehicles are NOT permitted beyond parking areas.




In an effort to stay clean and green, MHLC has adopted a “Carry-in, Carry-out” policy. What you bring into the conservation area, please take out with you, including trash. Thank you!


Metal detector use is not permitted on the Preserves.

Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy permits geocaching on some properties, but requires that certain guidelines are met to uphold MHLC’s mission of environmental conservation and stewardship. Geocachers wishing to place caches on MHLC’s Preserves must first receive permission by submitting a request in writing. MHLC reserves the right to remove caches that threaten environmentally or culturally sensitive areas or are located in unsafe locations. Please read the entire policy here: MHLC Geocaching Policy

Please download the MHLC Geocache Approval Form here: MHLC_Geocaching_policy_Form and return to or Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy 425 Kenwood Ave. Delmar, NY 12054.

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