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Garnsey Park

Garnsey Park offers over 150 acres of rolling meadows, wooded ridgeline and a mile-plus of nature trails in Western Clifton Park, helping retain the rural, open character within this area of town. It is also the site of the Rexford Veterans Memorial, which was rededicated in 2012.

The easy-going, mowed trails through the grassy meadows are family-friendly and ideal for walking, hiking and cross-country skiing. And the woods walk is worth the extra steps to reach — for a totally different experience.

You’ll also find two small ponds located on site, as well as open meadow wetlands.

The Town of Clifton Park Open Space, Trails & Riverfront Committee and the Stewardship Subcommittee members are working with the Town to maintain a significant area of former farmfields as a grasslands – meadow habitat for the diversity of birds, butterflies and small mammals that thrive in these environments.

Garnsey Park offers the second highest point in town; in clear weather you may see a view of the distant peaks in Massachusetts and Vermont.

Directions: The park is located on the north side of NYS Route 146, approximately 1.1 miles west of Waite Road, and 1/2 mile east of Saratoga County Route 110 (Blue Barns Road).

Entrance: Upon entering the entrance driveway, stay straight, and follow the driveway around a small curve that leads to a parking lot, bike racks and the main trailhead.  A garden memorial is directly adjacent to the designated parking lot.  Please note that a secondary driveway that bears east in a route parallel to NYS 146, and the small building that it leads to, are Clifton Park Water Authority facilities.

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1481, Balltown Road, Rexford, Town of Clifton Park, Saratoga County, New York, 12008, United States