Featherstonhaugh State Forest

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Featherstonhaugh State Forest
County Rd. 88
Delanson, NY 12053
585-466-3241
http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/70539.html
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This 697-acre State Forest was named after George W. Featherstonhaugh, a British gentleman who moved to the area and married Sarah Duane, the youngest daughter of James Duane, the patron of Duanesburg. Featherstonhaugh practiced scientific farming, crop rotation, held county fairs with agricultural competitions and served as the first US geologist and agricultural commissioner. He is also considered the father of the steam railroad. 1.4 miles of designated snowmobile trails’ 3.7 miles of designated cross country ski/hiking trails’ 0.2 miles of graveled access trail specifically designated for mobility impaired use.