Vischer Ferry Nature & Historic Preserve, Clifton Park

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  • Always beautiful. My wife and daughter and I always see some sort of wildlife, sometimes large water birds, sometimes birds of prey. We've seen about a half dozen species of reptile and amphibians.  more »
  • My daughter had been here but our trick was finding it for a day of snow shoeing. We did find it and I loved it so very much a bridge and open wild territory right on the Mohawk River. A little...  more »
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  • Wasn't thrilled about this place. Lots of power lines along the main entrance and very swampy in the summer. There are also tons of bugs. We did the ferry loop and tall pines. Maybe there are some other good places but here the trails just kind of cut in and out with tons of trail heads for each of these tails. I guess if you live close by it isn't too bad but not worth a long drive to me. The pros are that they are protecting the land so that's good.
  • This nature preserve is absolutely beautiful. It contains a mixture of gravel and dirt paths, many miles of them. Bring your dog for an awesome on leash walk experience, or ride your bike on the flat gravel. There is easy access parking, but it does get busy on sunny days and weekends. This is a fantastic location for bird watching, especially with the water features of the canal and creek. There are no facilities, however - no bathrooms, water, or playgrounds. There is also no garbage can -- whatever you bring in with you you take out. Although I don't think grilling is allowed, there is one picnic table available at the parking area.

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