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Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve

Intermediate

Trail

1.1 mile 1.8 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 51' 15 m
Descent: -31' -9 m
High: 184' 56 m
Low: 162' 49 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 6% (3°)

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Trail shared by Amanda Furcall

A mixture of habitats including a pine plantation, undisturbed hardwood forest, and a whimsical meadow.

Amanda Furcall

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Wildflowers · Wildlife

There is parking for 3-4 cars. Open dawn to dusk.

Description

This trail heads through the 42-acre preserve off Chicken Valley Road, owned and managed by North Shore Land Alliance.

A mixture of habitats is encapsulated here, including a pine plantation, undisturbed hardwood forest, and a whimsical meadow which is a joy to watch unfurl every spring. Historically, the fields were farmed but the forest has been undisturbed for the last century.

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Apr 8, 2020
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The Meadow Trail remains in bloom late into summer.
Jan 6, 2017 near Upper B…, NY
Early spring fields begin to pop into blossom in Hope Goddard Iselin Preserve.
Jan 6, 2017 near Upper B…, NY
The woodlands are beautiful and draped in leaves in the autumn.
Jan 6, 2017 near Upper B…, NY

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