The Great Swamp, also known as the Great Patterson Swamp, is located in eastern Putnam and Dutchess counties, in the U.S. state of New York. The swamp covers almost 6,000 acres (24 km 2 ) of land in the Putnam County municipalities of Southeast , Patterson , and the Dutchess County municipalities of Town of Pawling , the Village of Pawling and ...
- The Great Swamp - The Swamp feeds the East Branch Croton Reservoir and filters its drinking water, while also recharging the aquifers that supply water for the many private wells in Patterson. The Swamp also provides flood control, and is a wildlife habitat for many animals such as migratory birds and painted turtles.
The Great Swamp is a vast area, with the river bisecting most of it, but with fallen trees, it can be difficult to head north of Patterson, but we'll try someday. Accommodations: Patterson, NY and the surrounding Rt. 22 area is a pretty populated area so hotels, etc. are abundant.
The Great Swamp WMA is the product of two acquisitions facilitated by the NAWCA grant, one in 2006 and the other in 2010. Nearby State Lands, Facilities, Amenities & Other Information Web links below can provide information about other recreation, attractions, and amenities in this area.
Situated in New York’s eastern Putnam and Dutchess Counties, the Great Swamp and its 63,000-acre watershed stretch 20 miles through the towns of Southeast, Patterson, Pawling and Dover.
The Great Swamp is one of the most beautiful as well as ecologically important places in Putnam & Dutchess County! Great hiking, paddling and bird watching. Friends of the Great Swam, Putnam County Land Trust, Dutchess County Land Trust and Oblong Land Conservancy do a...
Great Swamp - Patterson Access - Great Swamp/ Croton River - Find info about paddling launch sites including directions, ammenities, & fees to plan your next…
Great Swamp (Towns of Patterson and Southeast) Critical Environmental Area (CEA) ® Legend Great Swamp (Towns of Patterson and Southeast) CEA Disclaimer: This map was prepared by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation using the most current data available.
That moment paddling the Great Swamp when you realize all the car keys are in the car at the Patterson put in and not at the end at Green Chimneys.
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is located only 26 miles west of New York City’s Times Square. It is a 12-square-mile natural oasis in an area that is mostly suburban, making the refuge an outstanding area for migrating waterfowl to stop, rest and feed on their migration.