North Woods Nature Preserve

North Woods Nature Preserve is located south of Shadow Wood Way in the Town of Clifton Park.  The trailhead area is located approximately 1/4 mile west of the intersection with Forest Drive.

View the trails map.

Some views of this preserve –

Entrance off Shadow Wood Way

Entrance off Shadow Wood Way

Trailhead sign - North Woods Nature Preserve

Trailhead sign – North Woods Nature Preserve

Trail signs - North Woods Nature Preserve

Trail signs – North Woods Nature Preserve

Looking westerly along blue trail in northern portion of preserve

Looking westerly along blue trail in northern portion of preserve

Looking southerly along blue trail at its intersection with yellow trail in northern portion of preserve

Looking southerly along blue trail at its intersection with yellow trail in northern portion of preserve

Looking southerly downhill along blue trail in northern portion of preserve

Looking southerly downhill along blue trail in northern portion of preserve

Example of trailside interpretive signage

Example of trailside interpretive signage

Trail sign - North Woods Nature Preserve

Trail sign – North Woods Nature Preserve

Looking southerly along blue trail at bench and bridge at outlet of reservoir

Looking southerly along blue trail at bench and bridge at outlet of reservoir

Looking westerly at reservoir from blue trail

Looking westerly at reservoir from blue trail

Looking easterly from blue trail across meadow adjoining outlet of reservoir

Looking easterly from blue trail across meadow adjoining outlet of reservoir

Looking northwesterly from blue trail at bridge over inlet into reservoir

Looking northwesterly from blue trail at bridge over inlet into reservoir

Looking northeasterly from bridge over inlet into reservoir

Looking northeasterly from bridge over inlet into reservoir

Looking westerly from bridge over inlet into reservoir

Looking westerly from bridge over inlet into reservoir

Looking easterly from yellow trail along inlet into reservoir

Looking easterly from yellow trail along inlet into reservoir

Along Yellow Trail - North Woods Nature Preserve

Along Yellow Trail – North Woods Nature Preserve

View looking northerly along yellow trail in SW portion of preserve

View looking northerly along yellow trail in SW portion of preserve

Looking northeasterly along yellow trail near middle western portion of preserve

Looking northeasterly along yellow trail near middle western portion of preserve

Looking northerly along SE portion of yellow trail

Looking northerly along SE portion of yellow trail

Looking northerly along NE portion of yellow trail

Looking northerly along NE portion of yellow trail

Looking northwesterly along yellow trail at its intersection with blue trail in northern portion of preserve

Looking northwesterly along yellow trail at its intersection with blue trail in northern portion of 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:A Field Guide to Wildflowers-North Woods Nature Preserve-First Edition-Mar2014

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