Lower Bashakill
Cuddebackville, NY

138-acres of working farmland, floodplain habitat, and wooded slopes flanking the Bashakill at the foot of the Shawangunks. There are no hiking trails or amenities at this preserve. Open to the public for hiking, birding and fishing. Please note: Barber’s Eddy Hunting Club is granted access for hunting during the NYS fall hunting season. Visitors should use caution during this period. Click here for NYS Dept of Environmental Conservation website.

From Middletown, take Rt. 211 west. At the stop sign at Otisville, turn left and continue on Rt. 211 west over the Shawangunk Ridge for approximately 3 miles. The preserve sign and parking area are on your left across from the Red Barn Auction, just before the intersection with Rt. 209 in Cuddebackville.

For GPS:
Use 26-36 State Route 211, Cuddebackville, NY 12729.