Padding Street Trail in development
Town of Putnam Valley – 28 acres. Preserve Overview: On the Putnam/Westchester border, the Danner Family Preserve offers an easy walk through an old farm field that is being reclaimed by nature. The field is now mostly brush and smaller trees, and there is a wooded area toward the back of the property that offers some […]
Town of Kent – 9.47 acres. Preserve Overview: A long, thin strip of land that stretches diagonally from the northwest to the southeast , with a stream running through the property. From the northwest end of the property you can see Stump Pond, which is owned by Putnam County. There is a stone and earthen dam […]
Town of Putnam Valley – 1.68 acres. Maria Ritchie and Dorothy De Rose are two sisters who in February 2012 donated property held in the family for more than 50 years to the Putnam County Land Trust. This 1.68-acre wooded parcel sits along the east bank of the Peekskill Hollow Brook on White Road in […]
Town of Southeast – 36.0 Acres. Temporarily closed for bridge replacement History This 36.5-acre preserve was part of the Gage family farm. Elihu Gage came from Cape Cod and was among the ten pioneers who settled in the strip of land in eastern Putnam County known as the Oblong. For many years ownership of this […]
The first preserve acquired by the Putnam Land Trust, Field Farmstead was donated by Helen Field Gatling in 1971. This 21-acre parcel was once a part of the farm belonging to her ancestor Samuel Field. Mr. Field was the first settler of record in the Town of Southeast.
Town of Southeast – 13.0 Acres. HistoryThis 13-acre preserve was donated to the Putnam Land Trust in 1991 by Henry and Vera Keil of Cold Spring, New York. Exploring The PreserveThe preserve is a mix of scrub/shrub wetland and wet meadows, and includes a stream that feeds directly into the East Branch of the Croton River. This extension of the […]
Trails COMING SOON! 398 Bullet Hole RoadPatterson Town of Patterson – 93 acres. This preserve was donated to PCLT in December 2012. Check back soon for more info! Below is a portion of the initial press release from January 2013 announcing the preserve: The Putnam County Land Trust (PCLT) recently announced it has received a […]