Sanders Preserve Trail

Schenectady, NY

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Sanders Preserve is a loop trail located near Schenectady, New York that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Megan Hockert (78)

2 Completed1 Reviews

A little confusing but would go back...

Lisa Rodriguez (189)

9 Completed2 Reviews

We have been here 2 times already and still did not find the waterfalls Or see any animals at all but we enjoyed it

Leonard Lake (103)

7 Completed2 Reviews

My wife and I visited this for the first time this afternoon, during some of the hotter hours of the days. There was a little bit of mud, but sneakers were fine. I imagine after some rain that boots are a must. Also, bring bug spray!

This was a very nice walk through the woods. The parking area on Sanders Rd is easy to find. There were only a couple cars there, and we walked past a couple hikers only once. There are a lot of trails here, and there were copies of the trail map where you sign in.

We will definitely be coming back to explore the other trails. We only walked the trails north of the road this time out.

Trina Maloney (223)

4 Completed4 Reviews

This is home my daily trek. creek is flowing most of the year and Trail sign in is only minuets from 890 west and Route 5. well marked and if you like can take copy of map with you, recommend extra fun for children. There is a port a potty and table at sign in a nice touch. Trails are well traveled and marked there are several start points to keep your interest and sights fresh. some incline but not too steep. I take a slow pace and am limited in my ability and do not have any trouble .

J Nut (276)

11 Completed9 Reviews

Great nature walk for adults with small children. We went last week and spent 3 hours wandering around the trails, hit both sides of the road. We all had a great time, it's close to home and we will definitely go back.

Deb Osterhoudt (8782)

92 Completed87 Reviews

We have hiked this preserve (both sides of the road) and completed all of the trails several times in different seasons. The best part of the preserve is that it offers something for everyone in terms of terrain. Lots of friendly dogs each time as well.

Dwayne Lovely (459)

3 Completed2 Reviews

Hiked the S,N,R,Q loop in Zone One (N of Parking). It's an easy trail well marked but not color coded; intersections are marked with letters and a weather protected map (see picture) indicates where you are and route options. This loop runs along a ridge the passes or to another ridge and follows the brook back down to a small bridge the back up to the original ridge heading back to the Trail Head. Very pleasant hike all-in-all, but with no snow and a 46deg day in January how could it be otherwise (-:"