Winnakee Nature Preserve

Rhinebeck, New York 12572

Winnakee Nature Preserve

Winnakee Nature Preserve Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Discover a hidden, deliciously green wild space just beyond the strip malls. Franklin Roosevelt was not the only landowner in Hyde Park who appreciated the value of sustainable forestry and eternal green spaces.

Just down the road from the Roosevelt Farm and Forest, Franklin’s friend and neighbor, Colonel Archibald Rogers, recognized young Roosevelt’s interest in forest management and served as a mentor to the boy, cultivating his enthusiasm for trees until it became a lifelong passion."

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Trail Information

Rhinebeck
Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
0.8 mile
Distance
77 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1 hour
Duration
Year-round
Season
Hiking, Cross Country Skiing, Biking
Additional Use
Winnakee Land Trust, PO Box 610, Rhinebeck, NY 12572; (845) 876-4213; winnakee.org
Local Contacts
NatGeo TOPO! Map (USGS): Hyde Park, NY; trail map available online at winnakee.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/WNP_trail_map_2010b.pdf
Local Maps