These are the alerts you need to know

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Plan your visit with these activities and closures in mind and, for your own safety and visitor experience, please obey the area closed signs that are placed on the trails and at trailheads.


Preserve Management: Tree Removal 2021

The Yellow Trail in Karner Barrens will be temporarily CLOSED starting at 2 PM on December 31, 2020. Please view the interactive trail map to see the tree removal locations.

The closure is due to tree removal work that will be taking place along the Yellow Trail at two locations. The yellow trail will remain closed for 6-8 weeks until this work is completed. The Blue trail in Karner Barrens and the Discovery Trail will remain OPEN.

Additional Information

Hunting, Fishing & Trapping

Hunting, fishing and trapping are recreational activities that are carefully regulated in the preserve and across NYS.