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Ooms Conservation Area at Sutherland Pond

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Perfect Nature Walk

A great nature walk in Spring, Summer and Fall. Most of the trails are mowed grass instead of... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Steven T
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New York City, New York
Love it here!

This place is absolutely beautiful. From fishing, to hiking, it's well worth a visit. You will... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2018
KennethBurns
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Hudson, New York
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

A great nature walk in Spring, Summer and Fall. Most of the trails are mowed grass instead of dirt. Meandering among the fields of grass and hay bales is a back-to-nature experience. There is ample parking. Dogs must be on leashes and cleaned up after...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven T
Reviewed 28 February 2018

This place is absolutely beautiful. From fishing, to hiking, it's well worth a visit. You will not be disappointed.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank KennethBurns
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We love to walk here in all seasons. Very beautiful place.The boys like to fish here though they never caught anything!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RAH1645
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the area last weekend and wanted to find a nearby place to walk our dog. The Ooms Preserve came up in my research and we were so glad it did! The conservation area provides a lovely walk around a pond with beautiful...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank RitaBeeKeeper
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Classic walk around a beautiful pond, walk is easy and views are terrific throughout. Just a great place for a simple walk

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I noticed John M's awful review and thought to myself that he was probably there at the worst possible time of the year -- mud season! No flowers, no wildflowers, no tree colors, no snow paths. And he might be right that it's not worth...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Juliefoe
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Ooms Conservation Area is a small but picturesque nature preserve a few miles from Chatham. We went on a beautiful Summer day (good weather always helps) and walked around the pond, a not-too-long (a mile or so) and scenic hike on a wide, well-mowed path....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ellis P
Reviewed 14 August 2017

I've been snowshoeing, others prefer Nordic skiing. Others prefer quiet walks on the rolling hills in summer and autumn. Great picnic spot.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank ChrisA861
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Easily walked the 1 mile or so trail with some very interesting (and some ugly) sculptures along the way.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RubyB614
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful areas for fishing and hiking. Easy access. My son and husband both caught several goods size bass.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Patricia C
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