Best kid friendly trails in Clifton Park, New York

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Explore the most popular kid friendly trails near Clifton Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of kid friendly trails in Clifton Park, New York
Top trails (8)
#1 - Vischer Ferry Trail
Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 35 m
Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve is a 600-acre preserve which includes the area between Riverview Road and the Mohawk River in the Town of Clifton Park. The Preserve has three areas of interest: a wetland ecosystem, the remains of the Erie Canal, and the site of the towns first settlement Located through the preserve, there are historical markers providing information dating back to the early 1900s. This wetland provides an excellent habitat for many species of birds and plants.Show more
#2 - Hayes Nature Park Trail
Hayes Nature Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 35 m
This park includes family-friendly trail loops, boardwalk bridges, beautiful meadows, and interesting educational signs. Accessibility: The trail surface is gravel and typically between four and six feet wide. The grade is mostly gentle (all estimated under 5%). Show more
#3 - Woodcock White, Yellow, Red, and Blue Loop
Woodcock Preserve
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
Note: Only the red yellow and white are open during the spring and summer the blue trail is closed. The Woodcock Preserve is ~72 acres of conserved woodland and forested wetland habitat located in the Town of Clifton Park, New York. This preserve and trail are open to the public for nature study, walking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. Please carry out all your trash and leave only footprints. Dogs must be leashed and under control at all times; please clean up after your pet. The land that makes up the preserve is filled with abundant wildlife including deer, coyote, hawks, and owls. The preserve is also an active Woodcock management area.Show more
#4 - Woodcock White, Yellow, and Red Loop
Woodcock Preserve
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 37 m
Note: As August 18, 2020, users have reported that the Blue trail is CLOSED due to birds nesting, it will reopen in the fall. Show more
#5 - Woodcock White and Yellow Loop
Woodcock Preserve
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 37 m
#6 - Woodcock White Trail
Woodcock Preserve
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 32 m
#7 - Woodcock Yellow Loop
Clifton Park, New York
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m
#8 - Woodcock Blue Trail
Woodcock Preserve
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 52 m