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Falling Waters Preserve Directions: Located on Dominican Lane in Glasco, NY. From the Village of Saugerties, drive south on Route 9W; turn left onto Josephs Drive, then turn right at the T intersection onto York Street. Dominican Lane is your first left. Directions ...Read More
In May, every third grader and third-grade teacher from the four elementary schools in the Saugerties school district (Cahill, Morse, Mt. Marion, and Riccardi) visited the preserves as part of their curriculum, learning about aquatic macroinvertebrates in the Esopus Creek and...Read More
Esopus Bend Nature Preserve Esopus Bend Nature Preserve is a unique 161-acre preserve located partially within both the village and town of Saugerties along a dramatic bend in the Esopus Creek less than a mile from the Hudson River. The preserve borders Barclay Heights, a large...Read More
― Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
The preserve can be accessed at entrances at both the Sterley Ave. and Shady Lane entrances in Barclay Heights. Esopus Bend Nature Preserve is a 161 acre stretch of what was once the old Schroeder Farm… more history about Esopus Bend Nature Preserve
Falling Waters Preserve Directions From Saugerties, drive south on Route 9W; bear left on Route 32 South, then turn left at first crossroads (Glasco Turnpike). Continue through Glasco village (toward the river), then turn left on York. Sign for Falling Waters Preserve will be on your right.