Town of Wilton New York
Hiking and Trails

Hiking and Trails

There are approximately ten miles of trails open to the public in the Town of Wilton for a variety of non-motorized uses.

Approximately 25 acres of the 310-acre Camp Saratoga is owned by the Town of Wilton, which includes 5 miles of Trails for your Hiking Pleasure, Beautiful Delegan Pond for Fishing, Cabins and a Pavillion for Community and Group Activities.

Each location offers it's own environmental benefits for public enjoyment.

Residents should feel free to explore and enjoy the many benefits of these locations.

Camp Saratoga

Camp Saratoga operated as a boy scout camp from 1930 to 2001 when it became part of the Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park. Approximately 25 acres of the 310-acre camp is owned by the Town of Wilton. New York State owns the remaining 285 acres.

If you would like use of Camp Saratoga for your Community Organization, please contact Paul or Linda Woschanko for reservations and detailed use information at (518) 584-4854.

Fox Parcel

The Fox parcel offers an interesting and visually dynamic combination of sandy uplands and pine barren vernal ponds, a designated rare community in New York State. The Fox parcel is open to the public from dawn to dusk. Unleashed dogs, dumping, unauthorized vehicles, unauthorized fires, camping, horseback riding, hunting, fishing and trapping are prohibited.

Neilmann Parcel

The 145-acre parcel is primarily wooded with wetlands and vernal pools. The woods reveal old logging roads and stumps that are clues to the land’s history. The western portion of this property encompasses part of Miller Swamp, the largest wetland in the Town of Wilton.

Includes approximately 1.9 miles of trails.

Old Gick Farm

Old Gick Farm is not owned by the Town of Wilton, however, it is available for public use.
135 acres, 1.75 miles of trail owned by NYS DEC. This trailhead is on Route 50, approximately 3.8 miles north of I-87 Exit 15. There is a sign and parking area on your left as you head north.

Opdahl Farm

Opdahl Farm is not owned by the Town of Wilton, however, it is available for public use.
35 acres, 1 mile of trail owned by The Nature Conservancy. This trail begins on Ballard Road, approximately 1 mile east of I-87 Exit 16. There is an access drive before the old barn on the right hand side. Parking is in a cleared field.

Centennial Trail Guide (pdf)

In 2005, Rotary Clubs around the world completed service projects to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Rotary International. The Wilton Rotary Club created this interactive walking trail guide of Camp Saratoga to promote the opportunities for environmental education and outdoor recreation available at the Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park.

Parks & Trails NY Trailfinder
Whether you’re looking for a new trail to explore or want a map of one of your favorite trails, TrailFinder w ill give you the trail and trip planning information you need to get outside and moving.
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