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Borden's Pond Conservation Area

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No pond. Just a meadow,

We spent about 20 minutes. Took a short walk. Thought there was a pond but now its just a meadow... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
New York City, New York
Forest walk

This is not one of the more interesting (or beautiful) Conservation areas to visit in Columbia... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
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15 Oct 2017
“No pond. Just a meadow,”
13 Oct 2017
“Forest walk”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1628 Route, 203, Ghent, NY 12075
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We spent about 20 minutes. Took a short walk. Thought there was a pond but now its just a meadow. Pretty forest trail, but nothing to go wild about.

Thank autumnsway
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is not one of the more interesting (or beautiful) Conservation areas to visit in Columbia County but it is just on the edge of Chatham, which makes it one of the most convenient and accessible. if you're looking to avoid sidewalks and roads, this...More

Thank Juliefoe
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

There are a lot of nice hiking trails, many are pretty steep. Not much else though other than the trails.

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I am a big fan of the Columbia County Conservation Areas. They are unparalleled in their beauty and solitude. Now, Borden Pond is right off of Route 203, and while it is scenic, you can hear the highway traffic unless you go very far in....More

1  Thank G522ENpeterm
Reviewed 14 November 2015

This is another great walk to stretch the legs or even better go on a mountain bike challenge. This one will keep you occupied for quite a while as has optional routes.

Thank robertbakewell
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This undeveloped area was once a Bordens Milk Processing plant in the 1920's that cut blocks of ice from the pond to cool their milk products. The land became open pasture after Borden's moved on. It was saved by community fund-raising to sell inscribed stones...More

1  Thank Robert P
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