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Otter Creek Preserve

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Route 26, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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Nice little walk

A great little walk - a touch buggy though (it is part of a wetland complex) so be prepared. Close... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
wmorey
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Syracuse, New York
Nice Trails

The preserve is full of grassy and some gravel trails, so some trails are easier to navigate than... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
JessicaS627
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Lancaster, New York
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Route 26, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

A great little walk - a touch buggy though (it is part of a wetland complex) so be prepared. Close to town, it’s a nice place to stretch your legs without there being asphalt under your feet.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

The preserve is full of grassy and some gravel trails, so some trails are easier to navigate than others. We saw some snakes and butterflies while on the trails. It would have been nice to see some otters or beavers though. There is an observation...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We expected to see much more wildlife than we did here, but would have enjoyed it a lot more if we could have understood the trails better. There were shortcuts that people had made and some of the trails reconnected with other trails and made...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

The Otter Creek Preserve is only a mile out of Alexandria Bay but the beauty and solitude of this magnificent nature preserve transports you into another world. Thousand Islands Land Trust has done it again in taking a raw natural gem and turning it into...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently took a short walk at Otter Creek Preserve with our 18 and 16 year old grandchildren. I am very partial to the Preserve. I was part of a class in drystone wall building that built the wall surrounding the informational...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting walk under a treed canopy, around marshes and rock formations, and bird friendly meadows. Easy in terms of length and challenge. Some scenic overlooks and vistas. Wear a hat to protect from flying insects and open stretches. Allows dogs on leash, ample parking, dawn...More

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aval18
11 January 2018|
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Oops! I'm not sure of hours. Most likely dawn to dusk.
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