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Nature Viewing

NYS Zoo at Thompson Park

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One Thompson Park, Watertown, NY

The New York State Zoo at Thompson Park focuses on New York State ecosystems, through conservation, education, scientific study, and recreation. The New York State Zoo exhibits species that are, or at one time were, native to New York State. Read more

Black River Environmental Improvement Association (BREIA) Trails

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11903 Potato Hill Road Boonville, NY

Free public access to over 50K of non-motorized trails for cross-country skiing, mountain biking, or hiking. The BREIA (Black River Environmental Improvement Association) Cross-Country Ski Trails are located south of the Village of Boonville. There are approximately 30 miles of groomed, Read more

Factory Square Park- Brookfield Power Shoreline

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Intersection of Huntington and Factory Sts.

Park with benches and trail, which has access to the Brookfield Power Shoreline.

Pixley Falls State Park

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11430 State Route 46 Boonville, NY

Pixley Falls State Park's main attraction is the 50-foot waterfall, close to the picnic area. This picturesque park also features steep, wooded hills and a mountain stream. A nature trail meanders through the forest and past Pixley Falls. The park Read more

Otter Creek Horse Trails & DEC Campground

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Entrance Road to the Otter Creek Horse Trails, Glenfield, NY 13343, USA

DEC Campground, trails, & covered tie stalls. 7 miles east of NYS Route 12. The Otter Creek Horse Trails are a series of interlocking horse trails comprising about 65 miles. They are located on both the Independence River Wild Read more

Marble Street Park

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State Highway 3/Eastern Blvd and Marble Street Watertown, NY

River Access and Picnic Area.

Lyons Falls Canal Basin Park

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South Side of Mcalpine Street, near intersection with Edgewood Dr. Lyons Falls, NY

Former turning basing for canal boats transferring goods. Site includes picnic table & historic photos as well as a viewing platform.

Turning Point Park

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Riverside Drive Carthage, NY

Turning Point Park is the home of many local events including a farmers market and fireworks. The village of Carthage offers access to a large quiet water section of the Black River that is well suited for boating and fishing. Read more

Dexter Marsh State Wildlife Management Area

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Off Rte. 180, south of the intersection of 180 and 12F Dexter, NY

1,339 acre Wildlife Management Area, primarily underwater. Situated seven miles west of Watertown, just off Route 180, at the head of the Black River Bay, Dexter Marsh is strictly a wetland area consisting of lands primarily underwater. Easily accessible from Read more

Deferiet Cartop Launch and Portage (Black River)

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State Route 3 Deferiet, NY 13628

Portage site accessible from Rt 3 and maintained by Brookfield Power.