Woodcock Preserve

Woodcock Preserve (AKA Tanner Road Preserve) is located in the Town of Clifton Park.  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.  The preserve is west of Tanner Road, south of Route 146A, and east of Waite Road.  A small parking lot adjoins the trailhead entrance, south of 740 Tanner Road.

Trail Map

Some views of this preserve –

Trailhead signs - Woodcock Preserve

Trailhead signs – Woodcock Preserve

Trailhead at parking area along Tanner Road

Trailhead at parking area along Tanner Road

Trail sign - Woodcock Preserve

Trail sign – Woodcock Preserve

Old field near beginning of Wetland Meadow Trail

Old field near beginning of Wetland Meadow Trail

Fawn along Wetland Meadow trail - Woodcock Preserve

Fawn along Wetland Meadow trail – Woodcock Preserve

Along Wetland Meadow Trail

Along Wetland Meadow Trail

View from Wetland Meadow Trail through former forest previously flooded by beaver pond

View from Wetland Meadow Trail through former forest previously flooded by beaver pond

Bench for a woodland respite

Bench for a woodland respite

Boardwalk along Forest Loop

Boardwalk along Forest Loop

Boundary sign - Woodcock Preserve

Boundary sign – Woodcock Preserve

View from Forest Loop through former forest previously flooded by beaver dam

View from Forest Loop through former forest previously flooded by beaver dam

Along Forest Loop

Along Forest Loop

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-Woodcock Preserve-First Edition-Mar2012

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