Ballston Creek Preserve is located in the Town of Ballston. The preserve is privately owned by Saratoga P.L.A.N. (Preserving Land and Nature), a not-for-profit conservation organization (also called a “land trust”) that makes this property open to public use. View a brochure for more information regarding this nature preserve.
View the general location map (this preserve is located west of Eastline Road).
Directions: From I-87, take exit 12 and go west approximately 1.5 miles on Route 67 toward Ballston Spa. Turn left (south) at the stoplight onto Eastline Road (AKA Route 82) and go approximately 1/2 mile; park at Shenantaha Creek Park (entrance on left). Walk north along the west side of Eastline Road to the trailhead entrance (watch for a Saratoga P.L.A.N. sign).
Some views of this preserve –
View a video featuring close-up views of nesting Great Horned Owl and Great Blue Herons at Ballston Creek Preserve.
View my wildflower field guide for this nature preserve. If you wish to download a copy to your smartphone or tablet for trailside use, simply scan this quick read bar code: