What They Are about
The Cohotate Preserve has Hudson River frontage and is open to the public to enjoy. The Cohotate Preserve is open year-round for hiking, snowshoeing, and plant and wildlife viewing. Trails include interpretive signs to inform you about birds, wildlife, and forest habitats. Bring your sense of curiosity, as you picnic on the remains of an ice house foundation at the river's edge. Watch for bald eagles and great blue herons from one of the preserve's several observation platforms.
Location: Route 385, Town of Athens, Greene County, NY
Hours: Trails are open dawn to dusk, year-round.
Admission: No fees
Parking: Please use the gravel parking lot at the entrance off of Route 385.
Trash: This is a carry-in, carry-out area. There are no trash containers located on-site.
Pets: Pets are allowed, if leashed and under control. We ask that you clean up after your pet and prevent them from disturbing the wildlife.