Black Creek Park — Trail

Chili, New York 14428

Black Creek Park — Trail

Black Creek Park — Trail Professional Review and Guide

"Black Creek Park has many trails that are great for birdwatching, and all are worth hiking. The route described here has a blend of habitats so birdwatching and other nature observations are greatly enhanced. Birds Likely Seen: Mallards, wood ducks, teals, geese, hawks, herons, orioles, bluebirds, finches, warblers, wrens and swallows."

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"When the water is high, swift, or during spring runoff, you should be careful of submerged objects in the creek. You have a choice of going upstream to the left, or downstream to the right. Heading upstream is usually easy paddling. Watch for kingfishers diving into the water or cedar waxwings catching insects in the air. Also watch for blue-wing teal, mallards and other water birds in this riparian (water edge) habitat. Birds Likely Seen: Mallards, wood ducks, teals, kingfishers, cedar waxwings and swallows."

"If you would like a quick introduction to Black Creek Park, try this easy loop around a field and pond on a wide mowed-grass path. Surface: Mowed-grass path."

"Bring your cross-country skis and glide over this wide, mostly level loop trail through a hardwood swamp, open fields, and a compact forest of fragrant conifers. When the snow melts, this trail provides an enchanting wildlife walk. pleasant hiking on wide, well-maintained trails, resplendent with blooming shrubs in spring and dotted with bluebird boxes for potential spring, summer, and fall birding."

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Trail Information

Chili
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
2
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Access
Easy
Skill Level
Best Spring through Fall
Best Times
Skiing
Additional Use

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Sep 2018