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RPA Conserved Lands

Rensselaer Plateau Alliance trails are waiting for you! Scroll down or click on a location on the map to learn more.

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Please check this web page for the plow status for parking areas at each of our properties.
Please save your hikes for after the lots have been cleared, and please do not park on public roads.
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Albert Family Community Forest

Conserved January 2017 - 353 acres


Hiking, cross country skiing, horseback riding, hunting, fishing, bird watching, forestry, education.

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Barberville Falls Preserve

Transferred to RPA September 2017 - 353 acres


Hiking, bird watching, education, and research.

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Bessie's Woods

Conserved January 2021 - 122 acres


Hiking, bird watching, education, and research.

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Boehme Legacy Forest

Conserved November 2023 - 209 acres

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Chestnut Hill Preserve

Conserved December 2015 - 34 acres


Hiking, bird watching, education, and research.

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Cowee Lands

Conserved August 2017 - 16,600 acres


Hiking, bird watching, wildlife management.

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Dill Brook Community Forest 

in memory of Robert Simms

Conserved February 2022 - 128 acres


Hiking, bird watching, education, and research.

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Grafton Forest

Conserved December 2016 - 927 acres


Hiking, cross country skiing, mountain biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, primitive camping.

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Gutierrez Family Forest 

Conserved July 2020 - 65 acres


Hiking, cross country skiing, mountain biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, primitive camping.

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David M. Hunt Preserve  

Conserved November 2023 - 32 acres

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Lanford Wood Community Forest 

Conserved February 2023 - 447 acres


Hiking, cross country skiing, mountain biking, horseback riding, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, primitive camping.

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Poesten Kill Bends Preserve

Conserved August 2019 - 76 acres

Hiking, bird watching, education, and research.

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Poestenkill Community Forest

Conserved January 2017 - 353 acres


Hiking, cross country sking, mountain biking, bird watching, hunting, forestry, education.

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Raven's Retreat

Conserved May 2023 - 94 acres

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Rensselaer Land Trust Preserves

RLT and RPA merged in January 2024

Hiking, bird watching, education, and research.

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Snake Hill Cliffs

Conserved October 2022 - 50 acres


Hiking, cross country sking, mountain biking, bird watching, hunting, forestry, education.

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Valentino Family Community Forest

Conserved January 2022 - 416 acres


Hiking, cross country skiing, mountain biking, bird watching, hunting, forestry, education.

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