Discover Red Barn Preserve

Easy walking trails that offer fantastic wildlife viewing opportunities, including of a Great Blue Heron rookery
1.8 miles, Network
Dirt/Forest Floor, Gravel/Crushed Stone, Boardwalk/Bog Bridging


The red, green, and yellow marked trails are easily followed and suitable for all ages. The trails also would be suitable for snowshoes in the winter. The trails focus on wetlands flora and fauna. There are several raised observation decks and boardwalks. The yellow trail has views of a large blue heron rookery. If you enjoy birding, bring your camera and binoculars.

Other Information


This trail is part of the Great 8 Challenge. Learn more!





Trail Manager

For more information, visit the Gateway Museum website or contact:

Gateway Museum of Morristown, New York
309 Main Street
Morristown, NY 13664
Phone: 315-375-4910
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Trail Tips

Keep Wildlife Wild
Do not feed, follow, approach, or otherwise harass wild animals. Doing so may alter their natural behaviors. Store your food and trash securely and keep your camp tidy to prevent unwanted animal guests.
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Trailhead Information

From NY-37 in Morristown NY, head northwest on Main Street. Turn left onto Northumberland Street. Continue onto River Road East, Red Barn Preserve will be on your left.

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