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1142 Route 311
Patterson, NY 12563

- State Preserves -

Wonder Lake State Park

Wonder Lake State Park is situated within the towns of Patterson and Kent. The entrance to the park has been moved to Ludingtonville Rd. in the town of Kent, about 2-3 miles from the Park & Ride lot on Route 311. The parking area is just south of the nursing home and is well marked. The lake area is home to resident otter, barred owls, and coyote, and is surrounded by laurel and hemlock. The park is over 700 acres in size. The State of New York is in the process of creating new marked trails which will make it easier to navigate through the park.

The jewel of Wonder Lake State Park: the Lake
A sample of the natural beauty found in Wonder Lake State Park

The Cranberry Mountain Wildlife Management Area

The Cranberry Mountain Wildlife Management Area is a 453 acre preserve located on the mountaintop behind the Thunder Ridge Ski Area on Route 22 and Birch Hill Rd. There is a network of hiking trails throughout the preserve. There are two entrances to Cranberry Mountain on Stagecoach Rd. Please observe the rules and regulations that are posted in the parking areas.

Cranberry Mountain is a variety of natural areas, featuring many ponds, open fields, and forested trails.


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Patterson Town Hall
PO Box 470
1142 Route 311
Patterson, New York 12563
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