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Wildlife Area at Mohawk Landing

Second boardwalk in Mohawk Landing – Jude Hazard

The nature preserves shall be open for general public use from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset. These hours may be varied by the Town Supervisor for special events.

Best Seasons And Times For Viewing

Year-Round. Wildflowers bloom from March through September.


Mohawk Landing, a beautiful six-acre riverfront park, opened in 2009 near Riverview Orchards on Riverview Road in Rexford (Clifton Park), NY. The park includes a gravel and wooden boardwalk trail that runs across the property to the top of the riverbank. The scenic overlook includes several picnic tables.

Though there is is a small boat access point to the Mohawk River, there are both natural and stone dust trails through the beautiful wooded area. Visitors can enjoy both a boardwalk trail or a meadow loop.

This is the perfect spot for a picnic, casual walk along trails or to sit and enjoy the view of the Mohawk River.

Identify And Describe The Management Organization

The Town of Clifton Park owns and manages Mohawk Landing. Access to the river is through an agreement with the New York State Canal Corporation.

Primary Access Points And Trail Heads

There is a small parking lot at the one entrance located at 640 Riverview Road, Clifton Park, NY. There is a bike rack on site.

Mohawk Towpath Byway, Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve

Wildlife Species Often Seen

Red maple, dogwood, clover, cattail, riverbank grape, chicory, orange hawkweed. lady's thumb, sweetbrier, milkweed, st. johnswort, and much much more.