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Esopus Bend Nature Preserve

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Bird and Butterfly watchers destination

This 160 acre jewel along the banks of the Esopus Creek is known for its trails and Nature... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
enterthewoods
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Saugerties, New York
A Saugerties treasure

Esopus Bend is a wonderful conservation area brimming with birds, butterflies, and flora and... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2016
chris30174
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Saugerties, New York
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18 Jun 2018
“Bird and Butterfly watchers destination”
15 Nov 2016
“A Saugerties treasure”
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This 160 acre jewel along the banks of the Esopus Creek is known for its trails and Nature Education walks. Dogs are permitted on leash in clearly marked areas. No biking or swimming allowed. Visit their website: esopuscreekconservancy.org for more info and trail map.

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Reviewed November 15, 2016

Esopus Bend is a wonderful conservation area brimming with birds, butterflies, and flora and faunna. It's free and the trails are well-maintained and can be walked easily. Their have been eagle sightings. The Preserve offers ample chances to visit with a knowledgeable guide, so that's...More

Thank chris30174
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Well marked & cleared trails, easy hiking. Some wildlife, including deer, beaver, bald eagle...no facilities that I saw. My dogs would have loved it..

1  Thank Handsome2015
Reviewed June 30, 2015

A fairly easy hike.. I was surprised to come out around houses as it was so peaceful. It was dog friendly as long as you clean up after them

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Reviewed March 29, 2015

Access is in the Barclay Heights section of the Town of Saugerties in what used to be called the Windamere section. The161-acre preserve located partially within both the village and town of Saugerties along a bend in the Esopus Creek. The property was at one...More

5  Thank OBX717
Reviewed March 28, 2015

One of my favorite places to go hiking in the area. The paths take you right to the Esopus creek which is a hidden gem in Saugerties. Great fun

2  Thank Lefty02
Reviewed November 24, 2014

We love to go to different places to hike and this is one of our favorites. It has enough diversity to keep your heart pounding and gives you a good workout. The dog loves it.

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Brittan1885
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