Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary

Cold Spring, New York 10516

Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary

Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Take an intimate look at a tidal marsh from the inside, surrounded by head- high vegetation, gently flowing water, and the songs of marsh-loving birds. Not many rivers in the United States have the close connection to ocean tides that we find here at the Hudson River. According to local legend, Native Americans called the river Mahicanituck, or “waters that never stand still,” and they learned to use the ebb and flow of the tidal current to navigate in small boats.

The river hosts five tidal marshes that behave much like the salt marshes found in ocean ecosystems. Constitution Marsh is one of these, and its unique ecosystem has earned it designations as a Significant Coastal Fish and Wildlife Habitat, a New York State Bird Conservation Area, and an Audubon Important Bird Area."

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Trail Information

Cold Spring
Nearby City
Kid-friendly
Accessibility
1.1 miles
Distance
222 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
1 hour
Duration
Year-round
Season
Hiking
Additional Use
Waterfalls
Features
Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary, 127 Warren Landing Rd., Garrison, NY 10524 (physical address); PO Box 174, Cold Spring, NY 10516 (mailing address); (845) 265-2601; constitutionmarsh.audubon.org
Local Contacts
NatGeo TOPO! Map (USGS): West Point, NY; NatGeo Trails Illustrated Map #1508: Appalachian Trail, Delaware Water Gap to Schaghticoke Mountain; trail map available online at constitutionmarsh.audubon.org/sites/g/files/amh661/f/22_hikes_in_philipstown.pdf
Local Maps

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Dec 2018