Dean Farm Heritage Trails
3.6 miles of well-marked, professionally designed and constructed trails feature beautiful scenery through meadows, water side, and woodlands. Numerous interpretive signs highlight the flora and fauna of the area. Trails range in ability from easy through challenging, and offer scenic vistas, benches, and picnic spots. Trails on the west side of Murray Road are ADA accessible. Download a trail map here.
Location: Murray Road, Stony Creek
Parking and Directions:
From exit 23 of the Northway, turn west and then right onto Rt 9. Turn left to cross Judd Bridge and then turn right onto River St (NY 418W) for 3.9 mi. Continue onto W Stony Creek/Warrensburg Rd for 8.6 mi to the center of Stony Creek. Turn right onto Harrisburg Rd for 0.4 mi. Turn right onto Lanfear Rd for 0.2 mi. Turn left onto Murray Rd. Trailhead and parking will be on your left.
Google maps directions
Trailhead Coordinates: -73 55.63 43 25.84
Things to Do Nearby: Visit the Dean Homestead Museum adjacent to the trails. Check out Stony Creek park, across Lanfear Rd to the south, which offers ball fields, a playground, picnic facilities and a beach, as well as summer concerts on Tuesday evenings. Catch the scenic train a few miles away at Stony Creek Ranch.