Owner: Schenectady County Nature and Historic Preserve

Plotter Kill Preserve: 632 acres or the area’s most beautiful waterfalls, flowers and vistas make up this incredible park. Presenting a plethora of areas for nature study, opportunities for hiking, advanced cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and birdwatching are available all throughout the park. Three distinct waterfalls are located throughout the park, with beautiful sights at all 3. Trails are easy, suitable for any skill level. Over 600 species of plants can be found in the area, providing beautiful foliage in the fall, and fields of color come spring and summer.


Plotter Kill Preserve Trail Map

Restrictions: No camping, fires, littering, hunting, trapping, firearms or dumping. No motorized vehicles allowed except emergency vehicles and snowmobiles in designated areas. No bikes allowed. Please do not disturb the wildlife or damage plants, rocks or minerals. No unauthorized construction. Open dusk to dawn.