Discover Nicandri Nature Center - Robert Moses State Park

The Nicandri Nature Center at Robert Moses State Park offers several miles of interconnected trails free for use year round.
TRAIL ACTIVITY
LENGTH
6.0 miles, Network
DIFFICULTY
Easy, Moderate
SURFACE
Dirt/Forest Floor, Pavement/Cement, Boardwalk/Bog Bridging, Grass, Groomed Snow
PETS
Permitted
FEES
No

Description

Trail maps are available in the nature center or at the kiosk to the right of the building. All trail intersections are marked with a map and the markers on the trees match the trail colors on the map, so this is a great place for beginners to hike!
 
The trails are rated easy, with gentle hills, and will take you through a beech forest to scenic stops along the St. Lawrence river, across marshy fields, and to a scotch pine loop. A variety of habitats are found along these mowed and maintained trails. 
 
In winter, the trails are available for snowshoeing and cross country skiing and free equipment is available for loan 9AM-5PM Wednesday-Sunday at the nature center.
 
There is a 0.2-mile paved loop trail which departs and returns to the nature center. This trail meets accessibility standards and is for all to enjoy.

Other Information

This area is known for ticks, please take precautions and stay on the mowed trail sections.

 

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

 

 

 

Trail Manager

These trails are within the Robert Moses State Park and are managed by the Nicandri Nature Center. For more information, please visit the Nicandri Nature Center online.

Nicandri Nature Center

Nicandri Nature Center
19 Robinson Bay Road
Massena, New York 13662
Phone: 315-705-5022
info@massenanaturecenter.com
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Trail Tips

Prevent Hypothermia
Limit your sweat and exposure to cold water, even in the summer months. Bring warm and dry clothes in case the shivers set in.
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Trailhead Information

Visitors may park in the parking lot at the Nicandri Nature Center and access the trails behind or to the right of the building. Trailheads are marked with trail signs that include distances.
Click on a parking icon to get custom directions
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