The Tadpole Trail-
Orange County Land Trustís Nature Trail for Children
The Tadpole Trail at beautiful Hunter Farm Preserve in Wawayanda is now open!
With a grant from Orange & Rockland Utilities, the Orange County Land Trust is pleased to announce the completion of The Tadpole Trail, a hands-on outdoor learning area featuring a self-guided childrenís exploratory trail! Hunter Farm Preserve is a 60-acre nature preserve with an abundance of wildlife- ponds with beaver, heron, wood ducks, turtles, frogs and dragonflies and fields that are home to numerous bird species and over 28 documented species of butterfly- one of the largest concentrations of butterfly in the eastern United States!
Bring the entire family to walk along our ĺ mile trail with 7 activity stations that focus on the preserveís natural habitat and seasonal indicators of wildlife and plant life. The trail is a perfect field trip destination for school groups, girl and boy scout troops and summer day camps.
All Orange County Land Trust nature preserves are open to the public, free of charge from dawn until dusk, every day of the year.
Click here for our self-guided audio version of The Tadpole Trail, which can be downloaded onto your MP3 player!
Click here for directions to Hunter Farm Preserve.