Carter's Pond

Carters's Pond Wildlife Management Area

managed by New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC)

This 400+ acre WMA encompasses a large pond surrounded by fields and woods. The pond attracts large flocks of ducks and geese during spring and fall migrations, including Mallard, Wood duck, Black duck, mergansers, Ring-necked duck, teal and Canada geese. Great blue herons and Osprey are commonly sighted from spring to fall and Bald eagles pay an occasional visit. Woodpeckers and common migratory songbirds may be encountered along a woodland trail, with best viewing during spring and early summer.  The WMA is open to fishing and hunting.

Amenities:  universally accessible observation tower and nature trail


From the Village of Greenwich, take State Route 29 east approximately 6.5 miles to County Route 49.

Turn left onto County Route 49 and continue north.

The main parking area is located on the right 1.6 miles from the intersection of State Route 29 and County Route 49