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Ferd's Bog, Pigeon Lake Wilderness

Inlet, Hamilton County

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Designated an "Important Bird Area" by the National Audubon Society, Ferd's Bog is home to boreal birds that are rare in New York State. Tamaracks, pitcher plants and many other bog plants abound here.

Wildlife to Watch

Where to Watch

  • Trails
  • Floating walkway
  • Viewing platform

Recreational Opportunities

  • Hiking
  • Birdwatching


100 acres

Closest Town



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Contact Information

Telephone: 518-473-9518

Website: Pigeon Lake Wilderness