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

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.

PERMITTED ACTIVITIES OR USE OF FACILITIES ARE UNDERTAKEN AT THE USER’S OWN RISK.

MCR Trail Map

Merrill Creek Trail Map 2021

MCR Trail Rules, Hours & Regulations

Trail Map Brochure 2021