Black River Forest (BRF)

Anchored by an elegant cedar warming lodge, the Black River Forest (BRF) campus offers 10 miles of trails on a variety of terrain, challenging students in all seasons.  Bikers can ride through the pine covered pathways and follow a zigzagging, hilly descent to the bike barn.  In the winter, snowshoers and cross-country skiers can navigate a series of well-marked intersecting trails.

Activities Include:  Biking, Snowshoeing, & Cross-country Skiing

BRF is a private campus and is not available for public use.

Curriculum

Trail Guides

Welcome to Trail Guides! This section allows you to better prepare your students for their BROEP activity prior to your visit. Within these document(s), you will find hints to all the items the students should be looking for during their activity. From the flora and fauna of the environment to the history of the land, the Trail Guide(s) below will enrich your students’ future BROEP experience. Enjoy! Trail guides to follow for this campus.

Directions

Directions to BRF: 10719 Dustin Road, Forestport, NY 13338

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From North:
Follow Route 12 South, passing through the town of Boonville. Turn left onto Dustin Road (Kayuta Drive-In restaurant with a red roof is on the corner). Proceed 2.3 miles to the Black River Forest campus. The entrance will be on the left side of the road.

From South (Utica and points east):
Follow Route 12 North. Turn right onto Dustin Road (Kayuta Drive-In restaurant with a red roof is on the corner). Proceed 2.3 miles to the Black River Forest campus. The entrance will be on the left side of the road.

From South (Rome and points west):
Follow Route 365 East to Route 12 North. Continue on Route 12 North for 8.8 miles. Turn right onto Dustin Road (Kayuta Drive-In restaurant with a red roof is on the corner). Proceed 2.3 miles to the Black River Forest campus. The entrance will be on the left side of the road.

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