Guided Hike at Steege Hill Nature Preserve

A trail in the woods

Photo: Vinnie Collins

TIME

10:00 AM

LOCATION

Steege Hill Nature Preserve—town of Big Flats

REGISTRATION

Registration is required and this trip is limited to 20 people. Please email info@fllt.org to register.

DESCRIPTION

Nature Preserve Manager Jason Gorman will lead participants on a moderate 2.5/3-mile hike on the yellow trail through the Finger Lakes Land Trust’s 793-acre Steege Hill Nature Preserve. Jason will discuss the history of the preserve and the Land Trust’s role in acquiring it as well as its flora and fauna. The hike should last about two hours. Be sure to wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars if you have them.

DIRECTIONS

Meet at the preserve parking lot. From Route 17 in Big Flats, take exit 49. Turn south from the exit ramp and go to Olcott Rd. At T intersection, turn right on Rt. 64 (unmarked), and right again on Rt. 352. Turn left on So. Corning Rd., cross the river, and turn left on Steege Hill Rd. Go about 1 mile and pull into the parking lot on the left, just before the pipeline cut.

POLICIES

Except in the case of extreme weather, walks go rain or shine. Please check our Facebook page or this web page for updates.

If you are unvaccinated, please wear a mask at all times.

Please refrain from bringing dogs as they may impede the observation of wildlife.

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