Hiking

Welcome to the Merrill Creek Environmental Preserve. This area has been designed and managed specifically for low impact recreational uses. Hiking, cross-country skiing, photography, wildlife observation, and nature study are all encouraged.

The 290-acre preserve features a variety of habitats including woodlands, fields, evergreen plantations, and wetlands.

Printable Trail Map (.pdf)

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Hours:
The Preserve is open to the public from Sunrise to Sunset, seven days a week, year round.

Rules:
In order to protect the natural beauty of the Preserve and assure that all visitors have a safe and enjoyable visit, the following rules have been established within the Preserve:

• Please stay on marked trails.
• Trails are open to foot travel only; horses, bicycles, and motor vehicles of any kind are prohibited.
• Pets must remain under leashed control at all times.
• All litter must be deposited in appropriate trash containers.