About Borden’s Pond



1628 Route 203, Ghent (just outside the village of Chatham)



1.6 miles, primarily flat and forested. May be muddy after rain.


Great for

Birdwatching, dog walking.


Site History

In 1997, a group of citizens united to form Borden’s Park Preserve to protect this land. Through community fundraising and two major grants, the land was purchased and protected in 1998. In 2005, Borden’s Park Preserve transferred the property to the Columbia Land Conservancy.

Learn More:


Text “bordensmap” to 518.535.3252 to get a map texted to you.


Click here to download a map.


Click here to take an interactive TravelStorys Tour of the property.