Thursday, 22 April 2021 13:39

“The Great 8” Trail Challenge of Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park

By Saratoga TODAY | News

WILTON — There are almost 2,400 acres of protected land in the area that is known as the Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park. There are also 25 miles of trails to explore. 

The newly created “The Great 8” trail challenge encourages visitors to walk a trail from each of the eight trailheads. This challenge can be completed any time of year, and there is no time limit to when it must be finished, so grab some friends or family and get outdoors today.

Here is how it works: walk a trail from each of the eight trailheads in the Preserve & Park.Record your trips on "The Great 8" challenge checklist. Then, send in your completed checklist to receive a prize. The parcels of land are owned by Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park partners: New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the Town of Wilton, Saratoga County and The Nature Conservancy.

Bring on your journey: the Challenge Checklist, trail map (all trail maps can be found on wiltonpreserve.org), water and a snack, and bug spray.

For more information, please contact  518-450-0321 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For up-to-date trail conditions or program information, visit the wiltonpreserve.org  The Wilton Wildlife Preserve & Park is a non-profit organization that conserves ecological systems and natural settings while providing opportunities for environmental education and outdoor recreation. 

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