View images from a Wednesday Wandering event
BORDEN’S POND CONSERVATION AREA
- 62 acres
- Walking distance from the village of Chatham
- 1.6 miles of trails
- Diverse wildlife and forest composition
- Sloping streamside trails
- Views of large wetland that was once Borden’s Pond
- Upland forest and steep ridges with seasonal glimpses of Catskill Mountains
1628 Route 203 Ghent
CLC properties are open year-round, dawn to dusk.
Admission is free, donations to CLC are appreciated.
All properties have parking areas.
Pets must be on leash at all times, except when swimming.
“Carry in, carry out”. In an effort to minimize human impact on the conservation areas, no trash receptacles are located at the sites. Take your trash with you when you leave.
Dog owners must remove dog waste from the site. Leaving dog waste on the site is harmful to wildlife and creates a major annoyance to site visitors and CLC maintenance staff. There are no trash receptacles located on the site.
People are not allowed to swim.
|Motorized vehicles are not allowed unless they are part of an official CLC program.|
Fishing is permitted with NYS License.
There is no hunting at Borden’s Pond Conservation Area.
Audio equipment or radio use is allowed with earphones only.
Please respect the plants, animals, and artifacts at the sites as they make the properties special.