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Marks in the snow reveal an owl swooping in to catch a mouse.
Schor Conservation Area
58 Shoreview Dr, Canaan/Red Rock
- 233 acres
- 2.5 miles of trails
- Forest, pond, picnic area
- Summit offers views of Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains. On a clear day, city of Albany is visible.
- Bequeathed to CLC by Jon Schor, an early trustee and an advocate for traditional outdoor recreation
- Maintained in part with the support of the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation’s Quailwood Fund
58 Shoreview Dr, Red Rock
The Schor Conservation Area is accessed from Cemetery Road in Red Rock.
Traveling east from Chatham on Rte. 203: take a left onto County Route. 9, following signs for Red Rock. After 2.5 miles, bear right onto Route 24, following for 1.8 miles. Take a left onto Cemetery Road and follow for one mile to Shoreview Drive on the right. Follow the entrance road for .5 miles to the parking area and trail entrance.
Traveling West from Spencertown/Austerlitz: take a right onto County Route 9. Bear right onto Route 24, following for 1.8 miles. Take a left onto Cemetery Road and follow for one mile to Shoreview Drive on the right. Follow the entrance road for .5 miles to the parking area and trail entrance.
Schor Ecological DescriptionA complete ecological description of the site’s geology, flora and fauna prepared by the Farmscape Ecology Program.
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.
Limited hunting is allowed on some of the CLC properties as part of the overall management plans.
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.